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Travelling from Wels to Salzburg by train

The fastest trains from Wels to Salzburg take around 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 83 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wels and Salzburg.

Direct trains run between Wels and Salzburg.

We usually find around 29 direct trains on the route from Wels to Salzburg every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 24 departures. The duration is normally about 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Salzburg is usually scheduled to depart Wels around 05:20 and the last train is around 22:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wels around 06:12, and the last at 22:46.

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

When to book Wels to Salzburg 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 Wels to Salzburg by train.

Which trains operate between Wels and Salzburg?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • InterCity
  • Railjet
  • RegionalExpress

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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