Salzburg to Vienna by train
Avg. journey time
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.
1. Are there direct trains from Salzburg to Vienna?
Direct trains from Salzburg to Vienna have been found.
We usually find around 32 direct trains on the route from Salzburg to Vienna every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 33 departures.
2. 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.
3. 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 23:15.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salzburg around 05:12, and the last at 22:08.
What's the Salzburg to Vienna train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Salzburg to Vienna are $21.91.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $21 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $63. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Salzburg to Vienna train tickets?
Trains in Austria usually open for booking around 0 days in advance.
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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:
- Euro Night
- Night Jet
- Night train
- RJ 161
- RJ 265
- RJ 49
- RJ 541
- RJ 543
- RJ 545
- RJ 65
- RJ 761
- RJ 765
- Railjet Express
- Railjet Xpress
- Sneltrein/train rapide
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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