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How to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport? Look no further.

There are around 46 trains per day running between Salzburg Hbf and Vienna Airport, which usually take 3 hours 9 minutes to complete the 164 miles (264 km) journey. It can take as little as 2 hours 49 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. All or part of your journey will be on board a ÖBB train, as they are the main operator of trains on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €14.28. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport by train

It takes an average of 3h 9m to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport by train, over a distance of around 164 miles (264 km). There are normally 46 trains per day travelling from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport and tickets for this journey start from €14.28 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 49m
PriceFrom €14.28
Distance164 miles (264 km)
Frequency46 trains per day
First train03:45
Last train22:12
Departure stationSalzburg Hbf
Arrival stationVienna Airport
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsÖBB

Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport train times

Check out the next trains departing from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport for Tuesday 16th August 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:12 13:27 3h 15m, direct
10:22 13:27 3h 5m, 1 change
11:08 13:57 2h 49m, direct
11:12 14:27 3h 15m, direct
12:08 14:57 2h 49m, 1 change
12:12 15:27 3h 15m, 1 change
12:22 15:27 3h 5m, 2 changes
13:08 15:57 2h 49m, direct
13:12 16:27 3h 15m, direct
14:08 16:57 2h 49m, direct

ÖBB trains from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport

You can travel from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport on ÖBB 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.

Cheap train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport

The price of train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport starts at €14.28 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 Vienna Airport 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport? 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 Vienna Airport take?

The average journey time by train between Salzburg Hbf and Vienna Airport is 3 hours and 9 minutes, with around 46 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 Vienna Airport by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport is 2 hours and 49 minutes.

How much does the train from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport cost?

Train ticket prices from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport can start from as little as €14.28 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport without having to change trains. There are 22 direct trains from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport 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 Vienna Airport leave?

The first train from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport leaves at 03:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport 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 Vienna Airport by train?

Trains travelling from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport cover a distance of around 164 miles (264 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Vienna Airport to Salzburg Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Airport for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/16/2022. 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 07/26/2022 for travel on 07/26/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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