Wels to Salzburg train

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Trip Summary

There are 26 daily trains from Wels to Salzburg. Traveling by train from Wels to Salzburg usually takes around 57 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance52 mi (83 km)
Fastest train0h 57m
Lowest price€22.34
Trains per day26
Most frequent serviceWESTbahn
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Wels to Salzburg

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Which train should you take from Wels to Salzburg?

WESTbahn is the one and only train line which connects Wels to Salzburg. However, there are 26 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
WESTbahn260h 58m€22.85
  • WESTbahn

    WESTbahn

    WESTbahn train tickets from Wels to Salzburg start from €22, and on average cost . Daily there are 26 WESTbahn schedules to Salzburg. WESTbahn in Wels leaves from Central Station . And in Salzburg trains arrive at Train Station .

    From Wels to Salzburg train travel on WESTbahn takes 0 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Salzburg faster, WESTbahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 57 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, WESTbahn offers 24 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Salzburg.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Wels to Salzburg 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 Wels to Salzburg?

The distance between Wels and Salzburg is approximately 52 miles, or 83 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 57 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Salzburg.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Wels to Salzburg on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Monday. Monday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Wels at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. 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 Wels to Salzburg?

There are 26 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Wels to Salzburg.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Salzburg to Wels.

City Information

Salzburg

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Salzburg - ATSLG-1

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Salzburg is located in the north of Austria and might be best known for its stunning landscapes and locations featured in The Sound of Music. Don't worry, there are plenty of organized tours to see the Von Trapps' house, the hills where Maria sings, and more of the film's iconic settings. This cultural and historic city offers many more activities set against the stunning backdrop of churches and castles.

Salzburg Old Town, or Altstadt, is one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, and it is easy to see why. The beautiful Baroque-style architecture and churches are straight out of a fairytale, while the looming Hohensalzburg Castle and attached museum serve as a reminder of Salzburg's decadent past.

Salzburg was a musically famous city even before The Sound of Music, as it’s known for being the birthplace of Mozart. Music lovers can visit his residence and the locations associated with Mozart's life in Salzburg. In winter, be sure to stay for one of Salzburg's famous Christmas markets. The Christkindlmarkt tradition dates back to the 15-century, with hundreds of stalls offering the finest mulled wine, handmade crafts, and delicious Christmas treats.

Salzburg is well-connected to much of Europe by ground and air travel. Popular train routes to Salzburg travel from Vienna, Berlin, and Cologne. FlixBus provides the most bus routes to Salzburg, with several smaller carriers also serving several routes to cities in Switzerland and beyond. Salzburg Airport provides an alternative way to reach Salzburg, located just 4 kilometers from the city center.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Wels?

Main departure station: Central Station

There is one train station in Wels.

All train stations in Wels:

  • Central Station

Where is the train station in Salzburg?

Main arrival station: Train Station

Salzburg has one train station.

Train stations in Salzburg:

  • Train Station

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