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Vienna to Salzburg bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$102.53
Shortest Duration40h 50m
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How much does a bus ticket from Vienna to Salzburg cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Vienna to Salzburg were $102.53.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Vienna to Salzburg is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Vienna to Salzburg?

The distance between Vienna and Salzburg is approximately 155.94 miles, or 250.90 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 40 hours and 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 40 hours and 50 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Vienna to Salzburg?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Vienna to Salzburg by bus is usually on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Vienna to Salzburg?

On average there is one bus schedules per day. Karat-S has the most regularly scheduled departures from Vienna to Salzburg, with an average of 1 trip per day and 2 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Vienna to Salzburg. Of the 1 trip there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Vienna to Salzburg start at $28.65.

1 carriers offer Vienna to Salzburg bus trips


Book Karat-S from Vienna to Salzburg from $102.53. Typically there is one Karat-S schedule per day from Vienna to Salzburg and you can expect on average to pay $127.34 for a Karat-S ticket to Salzburg. In Vienna, Karat-S departs to Salzburg from Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn), In Salzburg, Karat-S arrives at Alpenstraße,

An average trip on Karat-S from Vienna to Salzburg takes 40 hours and 50 minutes,

On weekends, Karat-S offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $125.92 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Salzburg.

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Buses to Salzburg depart from one main station in Vienna:
  • Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
Buses from Vienna arrive in Salzburg at one main station:
  • Alpenstraße