Vienna to Salzburg by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Vienna to Salzburg by train
Fast trains from Vienna to Salzburg take around 2 hours and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 249 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and Salzburg.
1. Are there direct trains from Vienna to Salzburg?
Direct trains from Vienna to Salzburg have been found.
We usually find around 33 direct trains on the route from Vienna to Salzburg every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Vienna to Salzburg?
The Vienna to Salzburg train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Vienna to Salzburg train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Salzburg is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 05:30 and the last train is around 21:02.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Vienna to Salzburg train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Vienna to Salzburg are $20.90.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $28 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $62. 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 Vienna 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 Vienna to Salzburg by train.
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Which train companies operate between Vienna and Salzburg?
More than one train company operates on the route from Vienna to Salzburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro Night
- Night Jet
- Night train
- RJ 168
- RJ 64
- RJ 646
- RJ 66
- RJ 698
- RJ 740
- 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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