Salzburg to Vienna by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:05
  • Last train
    22:08
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 22m

Travelling from Salzburg to Vienna by train

The fastest trains from Salzburg to Vienna take around 2 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 249 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salzburg and Vienna.

Direct trains run between Salzburg and Vienna.

We usually find around 23 direct trains on the route from Salzburg to Vienna every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 24 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Vienna is usually scheduled to depart Salzburg around 06:05 and the last train is around 22:08. This is the same at the weekend.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Salzburg to Vienna train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months 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 trains operate between Salzburg and Vienna?

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

  • InterCity
  • Night train
  • Railjet

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

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Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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