How to get from Salzburg to Vienna

Written by Tomas

Distance between Salzburg and Vienna is 295 km. In this article we will show you several ways how to get from Salzburg and Vienna.

Salzburg  is the fourth-largest city in Austria. Salzburg’s “Old Town” is internationally renowned for its baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps and is also like Vienna listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Vienna is is the capital and largest city of Austria. Its cultural and political center.

There are three ways how to get from Salzburg to Vienna:

  • by car with shuttle bus
  • by train
  • by bus

Shuttle bus transport from Salzburg and Vienna

The best way how to get from Salzburg and Vienna is use shuttle bus transfer. Trip will take about 2,5 hours. Private shuttle bus transfer from Salzburg and Vienna cost 6 800 CZK for car (4 passangers) and for 8 800 CZK for van (8 passangers).

With shuttle bus you can take advantage of door to door transport. That means that you will be picked up where were you want, for example in front of your hotel or place where are stand, and drop off will be again wherever you want.

Another great plus of using shuttle bus is that you can change your trip to scenic trip. So you will not miss a single place what you want to visit.

Salzburg and Vienna by bus

Between Salzburg and Vienna is one bus line and every 15 minutes new bus starts. Lenght what you need to spend in bus is 3 hours.


If you do not waste time or you are part of large group use shuttle bus transport. It is a bit expensive but you will do not need to spend extra time in slow public transportation. Also big advantage is turn your ride to scenic way. For example Linz is on the way. If you want to use public transportation we recommend bus.

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