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Salzburg to Vienna day trip by car?

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Salzburg to Vienna day trip by car?

I was wondering if it would be too much to try to do a day trip to Vienna. We'll have a car but would it be too much to try to do in one day? Thanks - Sandy W

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1. Re: Salzburg to Vienna day trip by car?

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The Westbahnhof is about 3 km SW of the center of the city.

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2. Re: Salzburg to Vienna day trip by car?

Salzburg to Vienna is less than a 3 hour drive on the autobahn.

It is not too much for one day- but so much to see in Vienna- one day is not enough time, especially with your commute.

Entering Vienna, you will drive by the Schönbrunn palace- a " Must See" a parking lot is near to the palace and I would suggest parking and leaving your car somewhere in that area.

A car in the center of Vienna is only a liability. Parking garages are very expensive. One way streets can also be confusing.

Take public transport to all other places.

Most tourist sights are located in a small area of the center city.

A good alternative is to take the train from Salzburg to Vienna. They run about every hour and you can just bring along something to eat with the time going quickly.

Look to prior posts regarding the train , costs, discounts on this site.