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There are 10 ways to get from Munich to Vienna 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  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj

$65 - $100

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 036 / ...

$23 - $40

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Bus Turancar  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich to Wien

$30 - $44

Night train  •  6 h 49 min

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

$65 - $110

Rideshare  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Vienna 254 miles

$23 - $40

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Vienna 253.7 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Salzburg, fly to Vienna  •  4 h 43 min

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

$122 - $372

Subway to Munich, fly to Vienna  •  4 h 21 min

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

$98 - $348

Train to Innsbruck, fly to Vienna  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Mittenwald
  2. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Vienna (VIE) INN - VIE

$147 - $411

Fly Munich to Graz, train  •  6 h 10 min

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

$143 - $505

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Vienna is to rideshare which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Munich and Vienna is 356 km. The road distance is 405.9 km.

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

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The train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf takes 4 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Munich to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Vienna is to train which takes 4 h and costs 55€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Vienna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Vienna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Innsbruck to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Munich to Graz
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Munich to Graz
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Ost to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Mittenwald
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
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 Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
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 Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Salzburg Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Munich to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Vienna is 406 km. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Munich to Vienna.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Salzburg Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2110+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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

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