ÖBB Railjet trains run twice an hour from Vienna to Salzburg via St. Pölten and Linz, and the ÖBB Railjet fast service takes only 2 hours and 22 minutes to travel between Vienna and Salzburg. This service runs hourly and only makes two stops in St. Pölten and Linz. In addition, there is an hourly Railjet service between Vienna and Salzburg that stops at other major railway stations, where you can catch connections to many other regional destinations. These services calling at other major stations take 2 hours and 53 minutes for the Vienna - Salzburg route. The ÖBB Railjet will take you from Vienna to Linz in as little as 1 hour and 14 minutes.
This high-frequency service is supplemented by the ICE service, which goes to Linz and on into Germany. There are 6 ICE departures daily from Vienna Central Station to St. Pölten, Linz and on via Passau to numerous destinations in Germany.
Travel to Vienna International Airport by Railjet
ÖBB Railjet trains travel to Vienna International Airport via Vienna Meidling and Vienna Central Station twice an hour. The inclusion of Bregenz, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Linz and St. Pölten means ÖBB provides direct connections to Vienna International Airport from a total of five western Austrian state capitals. Travel time from Linz to Vienna International Airport is as little as 1 hour 41 minutes. You can also get to Vienna International Airport from Salzburg in 2 hours 49 minutes. ÖBB Railjet trains connect to Vienna International Airport every hour from Attnang-Puchheim, Vöcklabruck, Wels, St. Valentin, Amstetten and Tullnerfeld. In some cases it is necessary to change trains at Vienna Central Station. Two ÖBB Railjet services arrive at Vienna International Airport every hour.
The AIRrail service enables tickets between Linz and Vienna Airport to be booked together with the connecting flight.