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Vienna - Sankt Pölten Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 51 daily trains from Vienna to Sankt Pölten. Traveling by train from Vienna to Sankt Pölten usually takes around 23 minutes, but the fastest WESTbahn train can make the trip in 20 minutes.

Distance34 mi (55 km)
Fastest train0h 20m
Lowest price$18.90
Trains per day51
Most frequent serviceWESTbahn
Train lines1

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Which train should you take from Vienna to Sankt Pölten?

WESTbahn is the one and only train line which connects Vienna to Sankt Pölten. However, there are 51 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
WESTbahn510h 23m$19.76
  • WESTbahn


    WESTbahn train tickets from Vienna to Sankt Pölten start from $19, and on average cost . Daily there are 51 WESTbahn schedules to Sankt Pölten. WESTbahn in Vienna leaves from Hütteldorf and one other station. And in Sankt Pölten trains arrive at Central Station .

    From Vienna to Sankt Pölten train travel on WESTbahn takes 0 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Sankt Pölten faster, WESTbahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 20 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, WESTbahn offers 48 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Sankt Pölten.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Vienna to Sankt Pölten during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Vienna to Sankt Pölten?

The distance between Vienna and Sankt Pölten is approximately 34 miles, or 55 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 20 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Sankt Pölten.

When are trains the most crowded?

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Vienna to Sankt Pölten. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Monday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Vienna at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Vienna to Sankt Pölten?

There are 51 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Vienna to Sankt Pölten.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Sankt Pölten to Vienna.

City Information


Blessed with extravagant baroque structures and a romantic vibe, Vienna is the heart of Austria, and the country’s most famous destination. The pride of Vienna is the towering giant that is St. Stephen’s Cathedral, which has stood on the same spot for over eight centuries. The characteristically Gothic cathedral has withstood several wars that have befallen the city, and it is still able to keep its stunning beauty. After exploring the cathedral, don’t hesitate to take the chance to visit the catacombs, where victims of the Great Plague of Vienna were laid to rest. If you’re interested in art and history, check out the Museum of Fine Arts, which includes masterpieces by artists such as Titian, Velasquez, Van Dyke, and Reubens. For those who simply enjoy lounging around, the Schönbrunn Palace is a vast complex with plenty of green zones for picnics.

For those looking to try authentic Viennese goulash, Lugeck and Ofenloch are two famous establishments. For cheaper eats, try Motto in Weiden.

Vienna Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in the city, offering access to other popular destinations such as Berlin and Munich. Vienna International Busterminal is the main bus station in the Austrian capital, serving carriers such as FlixBus. The city’s main airport is the Vienna International Airport, which is located just 11 miles southeast of the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Vienna?

Main departure station: Hütteldorf

There are two stations in Vienna where you can board the train to Sankt Pölten.

All train stations in Vienna:

  • Hütteldorf

  • West Train Station

Where is the train station in Sankt Pölten?

Main arrival station: Central Station

Sankt Pölten has one train station.

Train stations in Sankt Pölten:

  • Central Station

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