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Journey timeFrom 2h 22m
Price$16.32 - $114.32
Distance251km (156 miles)
Frequency35 trains per day
Departure stationVienna Hbf
Arrival stationSalzburg Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf for Sunday 15th Dec 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDurationTrainOperated by
10:5513:482h 53m, directRailjet 640ÖBB
11:3013:522h 22m, directRailjet Xpress 564ÖBB
11:5514:482h 53m, directRailjet 642ÖBB
12:3014:522h 22m, directRailjet Xpress 62ÖBB
12:5515:482h 53m, directRailjet 644ÖBB
13:3015:522h 22m, directRailjet Xpress 166ÖBB
13:5516:482h 53m, directRailjet 646ÖBB
14:3016:522h 22m, directRailjet Xpress 64ÖBB
14:5517:482h 53m, directRailjet 698ÖBB
15:3017:522h 22m, directRailjet Xpress 168ÖBB

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

You can travel from Vienna Hbf to Salzburg 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.

Cheap train tickets from Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

Train tickets from Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf 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 €52.61.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price45.46
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price48.67
on the day
avg. single price52.61

Biglietti e offerte Trenitalia e Frecciarossa

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 Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf by booking early.§

Biglietti e offerte Italo treno

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.

Risparmia prenotando in anticipo

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!

Biglietti e offerte treni internazionali

Take a look at treni in Europa Low Cost 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 Vienna Hbf to Salzburg 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 Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Vienna Hbf and Salzburg Hbf is 2 hours and 54 minutes, with around 41 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 Vienna Hbf and Salzburg Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf is 2 hours and 22 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf 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 Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf?

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

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

The first train from Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf leaves at 00:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf leaves at 23:26. 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 Vienna Hbf and Salzburg Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf cover a distance of around 251km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna 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 Vienna Hbf to Salzburg Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 15/12/2019. 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 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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