Salzburg to Vienna train

Cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Vienna

Showing times and prices for 08 Aug

Cheapest

£21

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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19:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 22:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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£211One-way
16:46Salzburg Hbf2h34 19:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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£261One-way
15:46Salzburg Hbf2h34 18:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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£261One-way
18:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 20:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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£261One-way
16:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 18:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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£261One-way

Train schedule Salzburg to Vienna

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05:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 08:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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06:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 08:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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06:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 09:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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07:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 09:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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07:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 10:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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08:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 10:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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08:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 11:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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09:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 11:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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09:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 12:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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10:08Salzburg Hbf2h22 12:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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10:12Salzburg Hbf2h53 13:05Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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10:34Salzburg Hbf4h11 14:45Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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10:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 13:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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11:08Salzburg Hbf2h22 13:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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11:12Salzburg Hbf2h53 14:05Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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11:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 13:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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11:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 14:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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12:08Salzburg Hbf2h22 14:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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12:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 15:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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13:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 15:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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13:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 16:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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14:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 17:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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15:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 17:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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15:46Salzburg Hbf2h34 18:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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16:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 18:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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16:46Salzburg Hbf2h34 19:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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17:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 19:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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17:46Salzburg Hbf2h34 20:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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18:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 20:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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18:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 21:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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19:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 21:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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19:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 22:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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Fastest train times from Salzburg to Vienna

Showing times and prices for 08 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 22 m

Average

2 h 32 m

Trains per day

32

Distance

252 km

Of the 32 trains that leave Salzburg for Vienna every day 31 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
11:08Salzburg Hbf2h22 13:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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£481One-way
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12:08Salzburg Hbf2h22 14:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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£481One-way
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10:08Salzburg Hbf2h22 12:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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£481One-way
15:22Salzburg Hbf2h28 17:50Vienna Westbahnhof
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£301One-way
05:52Salzburg Hbf2h28 08:20Vienna Westbahnhof
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£401One-way

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Overview: Train from Salzburg to Vienna

distanceDistance156 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£19 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency52 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 52 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Westbahn, ÖBB | InterCity or FlixTrain

Trains from Salzburg to Vienna cover the 156 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 28 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Westbahn, ÖBB | InterCity or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 52 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Train companies: ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB and Westbahn trains Salzburg to Vienna

You can travel by train between Salzburg and Vienna with ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB and Westbahn for as low as £12. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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ÖBB Nightjet
Westbahn

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

Are you making plans to travel to Vienna from Salzburg? Why not take a train with ÖBB? Omio can show you current ÖBB train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Salzburg to Vienna trains all in one place. On the ÖBB train, you can expect to travel 156 miles (251 km) from Salzburg to Vienna. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Vienna from Salzburg, you can quickly see if the ÖBB ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way ÖBB train between Salzburg and Vienna, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    Find cheap tickets for ÖBB Nightjet trains from Salzburg to Vienna on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Salzburg to Vienna train timetable from ÖBB Nightjet, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 156 miles (251 km) journey between Salzburg and Vienna, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Vienna from Salzburg in the Omio app, you can check to see if the ÖBB Nightjet trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the ÖBB Nightjet train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Vienna from Salzburg and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Salzburg to Vienna with ÖBB Nightjet!

      Find the perfect Westbahn train between Salzburg and Vienna for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Westbahn train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Salzburg to Vienna. You can also check relevant travel information for the Westbahn train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Westbahn train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 156 miles (251 km) on this trip and your Westbahn Salzburg to Vienna train ticket can cost as little as £12 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Westbahn tickets between Salzburg and Vienna in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Westbahn train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

      Trains from Salzburg to Vienna

      A train leaves Salzburg for Vienna approximately every 10  minutes. The route mostly takes less than three hours to cover, and is serviced by three rail operators.

       Trains Salzburg Vienna: Daily Departure Times

      There are 87 departures from Salzburg headed for Vienna each day. Departures commence at about 03:15 each day. The last departure is shortly after 10:00 pm each day. There are about five departures per hour throughout the day.

       How long is the journey by train from Salzburg to Vienna?

      By far the majority of the trips are direct and take about two hours and 20 minutes to complete. 10 trips each day (spread throughout the day) require one transfer, but are still completed, mostly, within three hours. (The exception here is the late-night departure by OBB Railjet, which has a long layover at the transfer point.) 

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

       Departure train station:  OBB trains and those operated by Westbahn leave from the Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, Salzburg's main station. (This accounts for 64 of the 87 daily departures.)

      Flixtrain operates its route from the Lastenstrasse bus and train station. The two stations are a 10 minute drive apart. Both stations are about 20 minutes drive from the city centre, but are well-serviced by public transport.

       Arrival train station: OBB trains arrive at the well-appointed Vienna Central station, located very close to the city centre - about 5 minutes drive away.  Westbahn trains make use of the Westbahnhof station. Both of these stations are very well serviced by public transport.

      Flixtrain routes include a stop at the smaller Hutteldorff station, and then continue to the Westbahnhof station. Hutteldorff offers easy access to Salzburg's  stadium (Rapid Vienna's home ground), as well as to the local subway system.

       Which train companies travel from Salzburg to Vienna?

      OBB operates this route using its traditional passenger trains, its Nightjet service - the overnight passenger rail trains, as well as its Fastjet high-speed service.  Flixtrain and Westbahn are also active on the route.

      OBB's passenger trains travel 26 times a day, its Nightjet service 3 times, and its Railjet service 17 times. Westbahn offers 18 trips each weekday. Flixtrain operates 23 journeys a day.

       Trains Salzburg Vienna: Services on Board

      All OBB trains offer first and second class services.  Westbahn and Flixtrain offer only standard tickets on this route.

      OBB restricts passengers to two suitcases and one piece of hand luggage. The operator allows bicycles, folded in a protective cover, but requires a bicycle ticket to be bought at 10% of the cost of the passenger ticket. Small pets can be carried for free as long as they are transported in a container. Larger animals can be taken on board on a leash, and at a fee.

      Westbahn has similar policies for luggage, but requires a bike spot to be booked in advance.

      Flixtrain allows only one large piece of luggage per person, and requires the booking of space for bicycles. The policy pertaining to pets is the same as for the other operators.

      All operators and stations provide assistance for the disabled. This should be arranged in advance of the departure date.

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       How to find cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Vienna?

      Ticket prices vary considerably. Booking online is advisable, to allow for comparison of prices between operators, and for different times of the day.  Booking well in advance maximises chances of securing special deals, and of securing space for additional ;luggage if this is required.

      Travel Tips: Trains from Salzburg to Vienna

      Travel by train to Vienna 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 Salzburg to Vienna.
      FAQs
      You can find a cheap train from Salzburg to Vienna for some dates and times for as low as £12  one way in the next 7 days.
      If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Salzburg to Vienna train price to come in at an average of £19  one way.
      The train distance from Salzburg to Vienna is around 156 miles.
      While the time it takes to travel 156 miles from Salzburg to Vienna can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Salzburg to Vienna is on average 2 h 28 min.

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

      Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Salzburg Hbf and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

      Passengers arriving in Vienna most often arrive at Wien Westbahnhof and need to travel around 4.2 miles (6.7 km) from this train station to the city centre.

      For the trip from Salzburg to Vienna you can take a train with ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn, ÖBB | REX, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Westbahn, ÖBB | InterCity or FlixTrain. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Salzburg and Vienna on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
      Yes, there are 52 direct trains a day to Vienna from Salzburg. If you’re looking for a direct train from Salzburg to Vienna, 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 52 trains a day from Salzburg to Vienna. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
      If you prefer early morning trains from Salzburg to Vienna, the first train leaves at 04: 52. If you prefer late night trains from Salzburg to Vienna, the last train of the day leaves at 20: 12. Omio shows you the latest train from Salzburg to Vienna schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
      If you book a train ticket between Salzburg and Vienna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £19 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Salzburg and Vienna are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

      Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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

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