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Travelling from Salzburg to Vienna by train

Fast trains from Salzburg to Vienna take around 2 hours and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 249 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salzburg and Vienna.

Are there direct trains from Salzburg to Vienna?

Direct trains from Salzburg to Vienna have been found.

We usually find around 19 direct trains on the route from Salzburg to Vienna every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Salzburg to Vienna?

The Salzburg to Vienna train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Salzburg to Vienna train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Vienna is usually scheduled to depart Salzburg around 05:12 and the last train is around 23:26. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salzburg around 05:12, and the last at 22:25.

When to book Salzburg to Vienna train tickets?

Trains in Austria usually open for booking around 0 days in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Salzburg to Vienna by train.

Which train companies operate between Salzburg and Vienna?

More than one train company operates on the route from Salzburg to Vienna, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • EuroNight
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Night train
  • Nightjet
  • Railjet

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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