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St. Margrethen to Salzburg by train

  • First train
    05:50
  • Last train
    00:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 37m
  • Distance
    259 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    10
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from St. Margrethen to Salzburg by train

Fast trains from St. Margrethen to Salzburg take around 4 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 259 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between St. Margrethen and Salzburg.

1. Are there direct trains from St. Margrethen to Salzburg?

Journeys between St. Margrethen and Salzburg usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from St. Margrethen to Salzburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from St. Margrethen to Salzburg?

The St. Margrethen to Salzburg train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the St. Margrethen to Salzburg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Salzburg is usually scheduled to depart St. Margrethen around 05:50 and the last train is around 00:55. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book St. Margrethen to Salzburg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from St. Margrethen to Salzburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between St. Margrethen and Salzburg?

More than one train company operates on the route from St. Margrethen to Salzburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Meridian
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress
  • S Bahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Suburban train

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Salzburg to St. Margrethen by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.