[menuItemContent][menuItemRightSideContent]
Currency

Travel options
from Vienna to Salzburg

You can get from Vienna to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Salzburg on Oct 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:42AMVienna Westbahnhof2h26 11:08AMSalzburg Hbf
0 changes
271One-way
Cheapest
08:42AMVienna Westbahnhof2h26 11:08AMSalzburg Hbf
0 changes
271One-way
Other options
07:42AMVienna Westbahnhof2h26 10:08AMSalzburg Hbf
0 changes
271One-way
10:42AMVienna Westbahnhof2h26 01:08PMSalzburg Hbf
0 changes
271One-way
09:42AMVienna Westbahnhof2h26 12:08PMSalzburg Hbf
0 changes
271One-way

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF

COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Thu
Oct 21
24Westbahn
Find prices
Fri
Oct 22
24Westbahn
Find prices
Sat
Oct 23
20ÖBB | Railjet
Find prices
Sun
Oct 24
19Westbahn
382Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 25
14Westbahn
Find prices
Tue
Oct 26
19Westbahn
Find prices
Wed
Oct 27
19Westbahn
Find prices
Thu
Oct 28
19Westbahn
Find prices
Fri
Oct 29
19Westbahn
Find prices
Sat
Oct 30
19Westbahn
Find prices
Sun
Oct 31
19Westbahn
332Lufthansa
Mon
Nov 1
19Westbahn
Find prices
Tue
Nov 2
14Westbahn
Find prices
Wed
Nov 3
14Westbahn
Find prices
Thu
Nov 4
14Westbahn
Find prices
Fri
Nov 5
14Westbahn
Find prices
Sat
Nov 6
19Westbahn
Find prices
Sun
Nov 7
19Westbahn
338Austrian Airlines
Mon
Nov 8
14Westbahn
Find prices
Tue
Nov 9
14Westbahn
Find prices

Travel Information from Vienna to Salzburg

distanceDistance156 miles (251 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • €19 • 2 h 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesWestbahn

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.

How to Travel 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.

What is the best way to travel from Vienna to Salzburg?

Cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Salzburg

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.

Fastest way to travel 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.


Most popular way to travel from Vienna to Salzburg

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.

Travel Tips

Travel from Vienna to Salzburg
Travel 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
How do I travel between Vienna and Salzburg?

Travelling from Vienna to Salzburg includes taking a train.

What is the fastest way to get to Salzburg from Vienna?

The fastest way to travel between Vienna and Salzburg is by train, which requires on average 2 h 26 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Vienna to Salzburg?

The Vienna to Salzburg distance is approximately 156 miles (251 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Vienna to Salzburg?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Salzburg is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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.

What are the departure and arrival points in Vienna and in Salzburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Vienna to Salzburg:

  • Trains mostly leave from Wien Westbahnhof and tend to arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Vienna to Salzburg?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Vienna to Salzburg:

  • You can travel by train from Vienna to Salzburg with Westbahn, and you can find Westbahn Vienna to Salzburg tickets for €19 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Vienna to Salzburg?

Yes, there is a direct route available between Vienna and Salzburg:

  • You can find around 25 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Westbahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | Nightjet.

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.

Where should I go next after I travel between Vienna and Salzburg?
Omio customers who travel from Vienna to Salzburg often also extend their holiday to go to Munich, Prague or Budapest. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Salzburg and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket to Salzburg from Vienna online to score the best deals?

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:

  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is €19 one way on average.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Salzburg
Wien Hbf
Amenities
Wien Westbahnhof
Amenities

Travelling from Vienna to Salzburg: related information

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need

Popular countries

Explore the area by ferries