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Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof by train

It takes an average of 3h 16m to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof by train, over a distance of around 155 miles (249 km). There are normally 44 trains per day travelling from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof and tickets for this journey start from €13.98 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 32m
Price€13.98 - €97.90
Distance155 miles (249 km)
Frequency44 trains per day
Departure stationSalzburg Hbf
Arrival stationWien Westbahnhof
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof train times

Check out the next trains departing from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof for Monday 1st Jun 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
03:50 Salzburg Hbf06:40 Wien WestbahnhofSchnellzug 70463 ÖBB Get tickets2h 50m, 1 change
05:12 Salzburg Hbf08:18 Wien WestbahnhofWESTbahn 981 WESTbahn Get tickets3h 06m, direct
06:05 Salzburg Hbf08:40 Wien WestbahnhofRailjet Xpress 761 ÖBB Get tickets2h 35m, 1 change
06:12 Salzburg Hbf09:32 Wien WestbahnhofRailjet 543 ÖBB Get tickets3h 20m, 2 changes
07:08 Salzburg Hbf09:40 Wien WestbahnhofRailjet Xpress 269 ÖBB Get tickets2h 32m, 1 change
07:12 Salzburg Hbf10:18 Wien WestbahnhofWESTbahn 983 WESTbahn Get tickets3h 06m, direct
08:08 Salzburg Hbf10:40 Wien WestbahnhofRailjet Xpress 265 ÖBB Get tickets2h 32m, 1 change
08:12 Salzburg Hbf11:32 Wien WestbahnhofRailjet 547 ÖBB Get tickets3h 20m, 2 changes
09:08 Salzburg Hbf11:40 Wien WestbahnhofRailjet Xpress 61 ÖBB Get tickets2h 32m, 1 change
09:12 Salzburg Hbf12:18 Wien WestbahnhofWESTbahn 985 WESTbahn Get tickets3h 06m, direct

WESTbahn trains from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof

You can travel from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof on 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.

PhotoGT1976, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

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 Wien Westbahnhof

Train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof start at €13.98 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €46.52.
lowest price found
from13.98
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price41.31
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price43.88
on the day
avg. single price46.52

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 Wien Westbahnhof 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Wien Westbahnhof? 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 Wien Westbahnhof take?

The average journey time by train between Salzburg Hbf and Wien Westbahnhof is 3 hours and 16 minutes, with around 44 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 Wien Westbahnhof by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof is 2 hours and 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof cost?

Train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof can start from as little as €13.98 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 Wien Westbahnhof?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof leaves at 03:50. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof 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 Wien Westbahnhof by train?

Trains travelling from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof cover a distance of around 155 miles (249 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Wien Westbahnhof 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 Wien Westbahnhof for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/06/2020. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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