Travel from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Train$39 | 2h 54min Train$39 | 2h 54min Bus27 lb of CO2
  1. Train$39
    3h 11min · 35 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$43
    4h 51min · 27 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$17
    2h 22min · 27 lb of CO2

Salzburg to Sankt Pölten Trains

train tickets from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten

$40 · 3h 11min
DBDB Salzburg train to Sankt Pölten
Train Tickets
About $40
Travel Duration
3h 11min
Salzburg - Salzburg Hbf
DB from Salzburg Hbf to St. Pölten HbfDB · 3h 10minICE/RJ90
Sankt Pölten - St. Pölten Hbf

train tickets from Seekirchen am Wallersee to Sankt Pölten

$40 · 3h 3min
DBDB Seekirchen am Wallersee train to Sankt Pölten
Train Tickets
About $40
Travel Duration
3h 3min
Seekirchen am Wallersee - Seekirchen am Wallersee
DB from Seekirchen am Wallersee to St. Pölten HbfDB · 3h 3minICE/RJ90
Sankt Pölten - St. Pölten Hbf

train tickets from Salzburg to Melk

$39 · 2h 54min
DBDB Salzburg train to Melk
Train Tickets
About $39
Travel Duration
2h 54min
Salzburg - Salzburg Sam
DB from Salzburg Sam to MelkDB · 2h 54minICE/RJ90
Melk - Melk

train tickets from Steindorf bei Straßwalchen to Sankt Pölten

$39 · 2h 56min
DBDB Steindorf bei Straßwalchen train to Sankt Pölten
Train Tickets
About $39
Travel Duration
2h 56min
Gemeinde Straßwalchen - Steindorf bei Straßwalchen
DB from Steindorf bei Straßwalchen to St. Pölten HbfDB · 2h 56minICE/RJ90
Sankt Pölten - St. Pölten Hbf

Salzburg to Sankt Pölten Buses

bus tickets from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten

$43 · 4h 51min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $43
Travel Duration
4h 51min

Drive from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten

Driving from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten

$17 · 2h 22min

It's 123 miles between Salzburg to Sankt Pölten. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 22min and 2h 29min from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 37min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Sankt Pölten by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $16.

Our recommendation to Sankt Pölten

Take the train, it is cheaper and more comfortable than the bus!

When to book trip from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten?

On your trip from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Salzburg to Sankt Pölten Lower Austria - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Sankt Pölten is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Salzburg/Sankt Pölten buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Salzburg is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Salzburg and Sankt Pölten during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Sankt Pölten traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Sankt Pölten is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten is by train. The train costs $39 roughly and will take 2 hours 54 minutes.

How much does it cost to take the train from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten?

The train costs about $40 between Salzburg and Sankt Pölten. In total, the train will take roughly 3 hours 11 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at Salzburg Hbf, which is 1 miles from Salzburg. Further, once you arrive at St. Pölten Hbf or you will still have 1 miles to Sankt Pölten.

How long does it take from Salzburg to Sankt Pölten by car?

The total distance between Salzburg and Sankt Pölten is 123 miles and will take you about 2 hours 22 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $17.

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