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Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 38m
Trains per day35
Fare range€18.00 - €199.00
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at03:50
Last train departs at22:12
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 22m
Origin StationSalzburg Hbf
Destination StationVienna Hbf

Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf for Wednesday 23rd Jan 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
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Vienna Hbf
2h 45m
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Vienna Hbf
2h 54m
1 change
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Vienna Hbf
3h 19m
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2h 40m
1 change
Salzburg Hbf
Vienna Hbf
2h 53m

ÖBB, WESTbahn and Nightjet trains from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf

You can travel from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf on ÖBB, WESTbahn and Nightjet 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 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 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.

Nightjet is the night train service for ÖBB. These trains travel through Austria at night to neighbouring countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Poland and Croatia. Passengers can choose to travel in a seating position or in a sleeping cabin, shared or individual. Convenient for those looking to save one night at the hotel and avoid spending part of the day travelling. This train also has luxury compartments with extras for a trip in comfort.

Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf train prices

Train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf start at €17.99 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf start at €30.56 when you book at least 28 days in advance.** Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

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How long does it take to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Salzburg Hbf and Vienna Hbf is 2 hours and 38 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 22 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 38 trains per day travelling from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf?

The first train from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf departs at 03:50. The last train from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf departs at 22:12. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Salzburg Hbf and Vienna Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf without having to change trains. There are 35 direct trains from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf.
**Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/01/2019. 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 24/10/2018 for travel on 24/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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