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Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf by train

It takes an average of 1h 2m to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf by train, over a distance of around 51 miles (83 km). There are normally 24 trains per day travelling from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf and tickets for this journey start from $8.65 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 55m
PriceFrom $8.65
Distance51 miles (83 km)
Frequency24 trains per day
First train03:21
Last train22:12
Departure stationSalzburg Hbf
Arrival stationWels Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsÖBB, Flixbus, Westbahn

Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf for Saturday Jul 24th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
03:21 Salzburg Hbf04:25 Wels HbfNightjet 447 ÖBB Get tickets1h 4m, direct
03:45 Salzburg Hbf05:18 Wels HbfSchnellzug 70463 ÖBB Get tickets1h 33m, 1 change
04:36 Salzburg Hbf05:39 Wels HbfNightjet 467 ÖBB Get tickets1h 3m, direct
05:12 Salzburg Hbf06:14 Wels HbfRailjet 541 ÖBB Get tickets1h 2m, direct
05:52 Salzburg Hbf06:49 Wels HbfWESTbahn 903 WESTbahn Get tickets57m, direct
06:02 Salzburg Hbf07:00 Wels HbfRailjet Xpress 761 ÖBB Get tickets58m, direct
06:12 Salzburg Hbf07:14 Wels HbfRailjet 543 ÖBB Get tickets1h 2m, direct
06:52 Salzburg Hbf07:49 Wels HbfWESTbahn 905 WESTbahn Get tickets57m, direct
07:12 Salzburg Hbf08:14 Wels HbfRailjet 545 ÖBB Get tickets1h 2m, direct
07:52 Salzburg Hbf08:49 Wels HbfWESTbahn 907 WESTbahn Get tickets57m, direct

ÖBB and WESTbahn trains from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf

You can travel from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf on ÖBB and WESTbahn trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

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WESTbahn is Austria's first private long-distance rail company with trains running from Vienna to Salzburg via St. Pölten, Amstetten, Linz, Wels and Attnang-Puchheim. This route is one of the most important in Austria, covering a distance of around 155 miles (250 km) and a duration of about 2h 30m. The company offers many discounted fares, allows travel with pets and bicycles and has no baggage restrictions.

Cheap train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf

The price of train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf starts at $8.65 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf

Want to know more about your journey from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Salzburg Hbf and Wels Hbf is 1 hour and 2 minutes, with around 24 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Salzburg Hbf and Wels Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf is 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf can start from as little as $8.65 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf without having to change trains. There are 23 direct trains from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf leave?

The first train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf leaves at 03:21. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf leave?

The last train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf leaves at 22:12. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Salzburg Hbf and Wels Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf cover a distance of around 51 miles (83 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/24/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/01/2021 for travel on 04/01/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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