Vienna to Salzburg train

Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

24

Average

35

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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12:40PMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 03:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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241One-way
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08:06AMVienna Westbahnhof2h32 10:38AMSalzburg Hbf
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241One-way
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09:40AMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 12:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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241One-way
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01:40PMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 04:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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241One-way
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10:40AMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 01:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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241One-way

Train schedule from Vienna to Salzburg

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05:40AMVienna Westbahnhof2h34 08:14AMSalzburg Hbf
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06:06AMVienna Westbahnhof2h32 08:38AMSalzburg Hbf
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06:40AMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 09:08AMSalzburg Hbf
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07:40AMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 10:08AMSalzburg Hbf
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08:06AMVienna Westbahnhof2h32 10:38AMSalzburg Hbf
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08:40AMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 11:08AMSalzburg Hbf
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09:40AMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 12:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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10:06AMVienna Westbahnhof2h32 12:38PMSalzburg Hbf
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10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 02:26PMSalzburg Hbf
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10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h20 12:50PMSalzburg Hbf
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10:40AMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 01:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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10:55AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h53 01:48PMSalzburg Hbf
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11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 03:26PMSalzburg Hbf
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11:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h22 01:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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11:40AMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 02:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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11:55AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h53 02:48PMSalzburg Hbf
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12:40PMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 03:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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01:40PMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 04:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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02:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h22 04:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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02:40PMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 05:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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02:55PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h53 05:48PMSalzburg Hbf
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03:06PMVienna Westbahnhof2h32 05:38PMSalzburg Hbf
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03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 07:26PMSalzburg Hbf
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03:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h22 05:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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03:40PMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 06:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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03:42PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h44 08:26PMSalzburg Hbf
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03:55PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h53 06:48PMSalzburg Hbf
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04:06PMVienna Westbahnhof2h32 06:38PMSalzburg Hbf
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04:40PMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 07:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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05:06PMVienna Westbahnhof2h32 07:38PMSalzburg Hbf
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05:40PMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 08:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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06:06PMVienna Westbahnhof2h32 08:38PMSalzburg Hbf
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06:40PMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 09:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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07:40PMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 10:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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Fastest train times from Vienna to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for May 24

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

2 h 44 m

Trains per day

34

Distance

252 km

Of the 34 trains that leave Vienna for Salzburg every day 30 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h20 12:50PMSalzburg Hbf
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551One-way
02:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h22 04:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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551One-way
11:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h22 01:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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551One-way
03:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)2h22 05:52PMSalzburg Hbf
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551One-way
12:40PMVienna Westbahnhof2h28 03:08PMSalzburg Hbf
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241One-way

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Overview: Train from Vienna to Salzburg

distanceDistance156 miles (251 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price€24 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, Westbahn, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | Regionalzug, FlixTrain or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Vienna to Salzburg cover the 156 miles (251 km) long route taking on average 2 h 28 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, Westbahn, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | Regionalzug, FlixTrain or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around €24, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €14. Travellers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.

Train companies: ÖBB trains Vienna to Salzburg

You can travel by train between Vienna and Salzburg with ÖBB for as low as €14. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

ÖBB

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Vienna to Salzburg by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

Omio helps you find the perfect Vienna - Salzburg train with ÖBB. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train between Vienna and Salzburg, Omio shows you ÖBB current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Vienna to Salzburg route. You can expect to travel around 156 miles (251 km) to Salzburg from Vienna on a train with ÖBB. Once you are ready, buy your one-way ÖBB tickets from Vienna to Salzburg starting as low as €50 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with ÖBB!

  • Average Price: €50

Trains from Vienna to Salzburg

Austrian train companies ÖBB and Westbahn operate direct high speed trains from Vienna to Salzburg. The 157 mile route takes approximately 2 and a half hours and trains run on a regular basis, with between 2 and 4 trains departing from Vienna each hour throughout the week and at weekends. The first train leaves around 6:00 a.m. and the last train departs close to midnight.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Vienna to Salzburg?

Departure Station: Vienna West train station (Wien Westbahnhof) is located just west of the city centre next to Mariahilferstrasse, the city's main shopping street. There are regular underground (U-Bahn), tram and bus services to the station. The city centre is about a 10 minute journey on the underground.

Arrival Station: The Salzburg train station (Salzburg Hauptbahnhof) is the major transport hub in western Austria. There are numerous city buses, post buses and train routes operating services to local areas and nearby communities. The station is a 15 minute walk from the main city centre, or you can take a taxi from outside the main exit.

Travel Tips: Trains from Vienna to Salzburg

Travel by train to Salzburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Vienna to Salzburg.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Salzburg from Vienna for as little as €14  in the next 7 days.
The Vienna to Salzburg train ticket price is on average €24  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The train distance from Vienna to Salzburg is around 156 miles (251 km).
The Vienna to Salzburg train duration is on average 2 h 28 min, which is to be expected when travelling 156 miles (251 km) from Vienna to Salzburg. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Wien Westbahnhof   to Salzburg Hbf.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and travel around 4.2 miles (6.7 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Salzburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (1.9 km) from the train station to the city centre in Salzburg.

Take the Vienna to Salzburg train with ÖBB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, Westbahn, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB | Regionalzug, FlixTrain or ÖBB | ICE. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Vienna to Salzburg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day between Vienna and Salzburg. If you’re looking for a direct train from Vienna to Salzburg, consider travelling with Westbahn, ÖBB or ÖBB | Railjet. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Vienna to Salzburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Vienna to Salzburg, the first train leaves at 04: 40. If you prefer late night trains from Vienna to Salzburg, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 27. Omio shows you the latest train from Vienna to Salzburg schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
You can find a train to Salzburg from Vienna to cost on average €24 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Vienna to Salzburg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Salzburg
The major railway station for departures from Vienna is Wien Westbahnhof. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Wien Westbahnhof for your trip between Vienna and Salzburg.

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