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There are 11 ways to get from Vienna to Munich by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to München Hbf Gl.5-10 Rj

$65 - $100

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Bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station N36 / ...

$23 - $40

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Train via Salzburg Hbf  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Wien Mitte to Salzburg Hbf Wb / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...

$50 - $116

Train Flixtrain  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Salzburg, Salzburg K485
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...

$52 - $77

Night train  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to München Ost En

$65 - $110

Rideshare  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Munich 254.1 miles

$25

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Munich 254.3 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Vienna to Munich, subway  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Munich (MUC) VIE - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$84 - $336

Fly Vienna to Salzburg, train  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf

$118 - $373

Fly Vienna to Innsbruck, train  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Innsbruck (INN) VIE - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf

$142 - $402

Train to Graz, fly to Munich  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Graz
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Munich (MUC) GRZ - MUC

$130 - $489

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Munich is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 5h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Munich is to train which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 4h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at München Hbf Gl.5-10. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Vienna and Munich is 356 km. The road distance is 406.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Munich without a car is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs 55€ - 90€.

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The train from Wien Hbf to München Hbf Gl.5-10 takes 4h 1m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Vienna to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Vienna to Munich train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Munich is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs 55€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 6h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Munich.
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  • Distance: 222.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Munich, Germany?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Munich 5 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 4h 1m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Munich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 6h 5m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Graz to Munich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Graz to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Graz to Munich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to München Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Mitte to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to München Ost
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Vienna to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Vienna to Munich train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at München Hbf Gl.5-10 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Munich is 407 km. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Vienna to Munich.

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Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Vienna Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 765+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vienna and Munich. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 11€.

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