You can get from Salzburg to Vienna by train, bus or flight.
To get from Salzburg to Vienna on May 24 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||156 miles (251 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or train|
|Ticket price range||€14 - €587|
|Cheapest mode||Train • €14 • 2 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • €14 • 2 h 25 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa or Westbahn|
Take a flight or train to travel 156 miles (251 km) to Vienna from Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as €14. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lufthansa or Westbahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Salzburg to Vienna.
Travelers journeying in Austria between Salzburg and Vienna have the choice of traveling via bus or train. Both coaches and trains take approximately the same amount of time and are usually the same price. Traveling from Salzburg to Vienna should be fast, comfortable and convenient, no matter which option you choose.
Taking the bus is usually the cheapest way to travel from Salzburg to Vienna; however, taking the train is not significantly more expensive on average. Generally speaking, coaches are cheaper than trains when booked close to the travel date. Coaches traveling from Salzburg to Vienna depart from Salzburg's Lastenstrasse bus station and take approximately 2:22 h to arrive at Vienna's Hütteldorf bus station. Over 30 coaches travel from Salzburg to Vienna every day, with the earliest bus departing Salzburg at 5:52 a.m. Flixbus is the main bus company that travels from Salzburg to Vienna.
Both the bus and train take approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes to travel from Vienna to Salzburg. Both coaches and trains travel directly from Vienna to Salzburg multiple times per day. The fastest bus traveling from Salzburg to Vienna is approximately 10 minutes faster than the fastest train. Trains traveling from Salzburg to Vienna depart from Salzburg Hbf and arrive at either Vienna's Westbahnhof or Hauptbahnhof. Coaches depart from Salzburg's Lastenstrasse bus station and arrive at Vienna's Hütteldorf bus station. Both ÖBB and Westbahn operate trains from Sazlburg to Vienna, while Flixbus is the main bus company traveling this route.
Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Salzburg to Vienna. Since coaches and trains take the same amount of time to travel from Salzburg to Vienna and are approximately the same price, most people choose the comfort of traveling from Salzburg to Vienna by train. Both ÖBB and Westbahn travel from Salzburg to Vienna multiple times per day, with the first train departing Salzburg Hbf at 8:00 a.m. Usually, 7 trains travel from Salzburg to Vienna every day.
There are 2 ways to travel from Salzburg to Vienna including taking a flight or train.
Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Vienna. Tickets for a train cost on average €14.
This is compared to other travel options to Vienna:
A train is about €573 less than a flight, which costs on average €587 for this trip.
The fastest way from Salzburg to Vienna is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 25 min.
Other travel options to Vienna from Salzburg can usually take longer:
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Vienna is approximately 156 miles (251 km) away from Salzburg.
The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Vienna is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Salzburg and Vienna as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Salzburg to Vienna:
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