You can get from Vienna to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.
To get from Vienna to Salzburg on Oct 21 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||Train|
|Fastest mode||Train • €19 • 2 h 26 min|
|Popular travel companies||Westbahn|
Take a train to travel 156 miles (251 km) between Vienna and Salzburg. Westbahn is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct train from Vienna to Salzburg.
It's simple to travel from Vienna to Salzburg - one of Europe's great musical centers and a beautiful destination for those traveling in Europe. Both coaches and trains travel from Vienna to Salzburg multiple times per day. Coaches and trains are approximately the same price and require the same amount of travel time.
Taking the bus is usually the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Salzburg; 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 Vienna to Salzburg depart from Vienna's Hütteldorf bus station and take approximately 2:22 h to arrive at Salzburg's Lastenstrasse bus station. Over 30 coaches travel from Vienna to Salzburg every day, with the earliest bus departing Vienna at 5:40 a.m. Flixbus is the main bus company that travels from Vienna to Salzburg.
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. Trains traveling from Vienna to Salzburg depart from Vienna Hbf and arrive at Salzburg Hbf. Coaches depart from Vienna's Hütteldorf bus station and arrive at Salzburg's Lastenstrasse bus station. Both ÖBB and Westbahn operate trains from Vienna to Salzburg, while Flixbus is the main bus company traveling this route.
Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Vienna to Salzburg. Since coaches and trains take the same amount of time to travel from Vienna to Salzburg and are approximately the same price, most people choose the comfort of traveling from Vienna to Salzburg by train. Both ÖBB and Westbahn travel from Vienna to Salzburg multiple times per day, with the first train departing Vienna Hbf at 8:30 a.m.
Travelling from Vienna to Salzburg includes taking a train.
The fastest way to travel between Vienna and Salzburg is by train, which requires on average 2 h 26 min of travel time.
The Vienna to Salzburg distance is approximately 156 miles (251 km).
The average frequency per day from Vienna to Salzburg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Salzburg from Vienna as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Vienna to Salzburg:
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Yes, there is a direct route available between Vienna and Salzburg:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Salzburg as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Vienna and Salzburg.
Before travelling from Vienna to Salzburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Vienna to Salzburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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