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The train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf usually takes 2 hours 28 minutes on average to travel 146 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 14 minutes. You can expect to find 9 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Salzburg Hbf, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. ÖBB are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Salzburg Hbf in no time.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $10.19.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Salzburg Hbf, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
|Journey time||From 2h 14m|
|Distance||91 miles (146 km)|
|Frequency||9 trains per day|
|Departure station||Villach Hbf|
|Arrival station||Salzburg Hbf|
|Changes||Direct trains available|
|Train and bus operators||ÖBB|
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.
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 Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Villach Hbf and Salzburg Hbf is 2 hours and 28 minutes, with around 9 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf is 2 hours and 14 minutes.
Train tickets from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf can start from as little as $10.19 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf leaves at 01:50. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf leaves at 21:16. 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.
Trains travelling from Villach Hbf to Salzburg Hbf cover a distance of around 91 miles (146 km) during the journey.