Travel from Sankt Pölten to Salzburg

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Train$39 | 2h 55min Train$39 | 2h 55min 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

Sankt Pölten to Salzburg Trains

train tickets from Sankt Pölten to Salzburg

$40 · 3h 11min
DBDB Sankt Pölten train to Salzburg
Train Tickets
About $40
Travel Duration
3h 11min
Sankt Pölten - St. Pölten Hbf
DB from St. Pölten Hbf to Salzburg Mülln-AltstadtDB · 3h 12minICE/RJ90
Salzburg - Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt

train tickets from Sankt Pölten to Seekirchen am Wallersee

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

train tickets from Melk to Salzburg

$39 · 2h 55min
DBDB Melk train to Salzburg
Train Tickets
About $39
Travel Duration
2h 55min
Melk - Melk
DB from Melk to Salzburg SamDB · 2h 55minICE/RJ90
Salzburg - Salzburg Sam

train tickets from Sankt Pölten to Steindorf bei Straßwalchen

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

Sankt Pölten to Salzburg Buses

bus tickets from Sankt Pölten to Salzburg

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

Drive from Sankt Pölten to Salzburg

Driving from Sankt Pölten to Salzburg

$17 · 2h 22min

It's 123 miles between Sankt Pölten to Salzburg. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 22min and 2h 29min from Sankt Pölten to Salzburg 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 Salzburg 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 Salzburg

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

When to book trip from Sankt Pölten to Salzburg?

On your trip from Sankt Pölten to Salzburg, 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.

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

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Sankt Pölten to Salzburg. 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 Salzburg is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Sankt Pölten/Salzburg buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Sankt Pölten 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 Sankt Pölten Lower Austria and Salzburg 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 Sankt Pölten to Salzburg? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Salzburg 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 Salzburg 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 Sankt Pölten to Salzburg?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Sankt Pölten to Salzburg is by train. The train costs $39 roughly and will take 2 hours 55 minutes.

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

The train costs about $40 between Sankt Pölten and Salzburg. 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 St. Pölten Hbf, which is 1 miles from Sankt Pölten. Further, once you arrive at Salzburg Sam or you will still have 2 miles to Salzburg.

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

The total distance between Sankt Pölten and Salzburg 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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