There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Salzburg by train, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

$40 - $70

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Rideshare  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Salzburg 186.7 miles

$17

3 alternative options

Night train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf En / ...

$40 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Salzburg 186.5 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG

$88 - $323

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Salzburg is to rideshare which costs 15€ and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Salzburg is to fly which costs 75€ - 280€ and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Salzburg is 252 km. The road distance is 298.4 km.

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The train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf takes 2 h 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Salzburg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Salzburg, Austria?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Salzburg hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 22 min. Flixtrain also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Austrian Airlines flies from Vienna to Salzburg 3 times a day.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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