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Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf by train

It takes an average of 3h 06m to travel from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf by train, over a distance of around 155 miles (249 km). There are normally 38 trains per day travelling from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €9.98 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 32m
Price€9.98 - €84.90
Distance155 miles (249 km)
Frequency38 trains per day
Departure stationWien Westbahnhof
Arrival stationSalzburg Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf for Tuesday 7th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:42 14:48 3h 06m, direct
12:20 14:52 2h 32m, 1 change
12:24 15:48 3h 24m, 1 change
13:20 15:52 2h 32m, 1 change
13:42 16:48 3h 06m, direct
14:20 16:52 2h 32m, 1 change
14:36 17:48 3h 12m, 1 change
15:20 17:52 2h 32m, 1 change
15:42 18:48 3h 06m, direct
15:50 18:48 2h 58m, 1 change

WESTbahn trains from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf

You can travel from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf 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 Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf

Train tickets from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf start at €9.98 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 €37.70.
lowest price found
from9.98
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price24.80
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price27.46
on the day
avg. single price37.70

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 Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf 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 Wien Westbahnhof 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 Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Wien Westbahnhof and Salzburg Hbf is 3 hours and 6 minutes, with around 38 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 Wien Westbahnhof and Salzburg Hbf by train?

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

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

Train tickets from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf can start from as little as €9.98 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 Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf?

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

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

The first train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf leaves at 00:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf leaves at 23:20. 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 Wien Westbahnhof and Salzburg Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf 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 Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof.
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 Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/07/2020. 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 29/06/2020 for travel on 01/02/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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