There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Vienna by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Vienna (VIE) CDG - VIE

$80 - $235

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Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N91 / ...

$70 - $120

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Vienna (VIE) ORY - VIE

$88 - $303

Train  •  10 h 48 min

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

$209 - $293

Bus Eurolines FR  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Vienna

$135 - $195

Drive  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Vienna 773.2 miles

$160 - $240

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Paris Est and arriving at Wien Mitte via München Hbf and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

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The distance between Paris and Vienna is 1033 km. The road distance is 1237.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 10 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Paris to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Vienna train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Vienna is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 48 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 17 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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

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  • Distance: 645.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Vienna, Austria?

Air France, Austrian Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Paris to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Vienna via München Hbf and Salzburg Hbf in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
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 Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.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 Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.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 Paris, Paris to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Paris to Vienna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Wien Mitte station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Vienna is 1237 km. It takes approximately 11 h 6 min to drive from Paris to Vienna.

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Vueling Airlines, Air France, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Paris to Vienna bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 2049+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs .

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