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There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Vienna by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Vienna (VIE) AMS - VIE

53€ - 215€

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Vienna (VIE) CGN - VIE

53€ - 175€

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Train to Rotterdam, fly  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to Vienna (VIE) RTM - VIE

105€ - 310€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Vienna (VIE) DUS - VIE

76€ - 272€

Train to Brussels, fly  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Vienna (VIE) BRU - VIE

126€ - 380€

Train  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...

122€ - 254€

Bus  •  16h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N61

50€ - 65€

Train, bus  •  23h 10m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to OB-Sterkrade Re
  3. Take the bus from Essen Central Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB

Drive  •  10h 6m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Vienna 1148.6 km

150€ - 220€

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The social distance requirement in Vienna is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Vienna is to bus which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 16h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Vienna is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 4h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Wien Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 16m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Vienna is 936 km. The road distance is 1148.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 11h 16m and costs 120€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Amsterdam to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Vienna train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Vienna is to fly which takes 4h 39m and costs 50€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 260€ and takes 11h 16m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 65€ and takes 16h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 936.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 39m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Vienna, Austria?

KLM, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Vienna via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 11h 16m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 240€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 410€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 310€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 600€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 180€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 370€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 310€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 420€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 470€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rotterdam to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 250€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 26€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 60€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 85€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
35€ - 55€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 30€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
55€ - 80€
Comfort
65€ - 90€
Premium
80€ - 110€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Railjet
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to OB-Sterkrade
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Oberhausen-Sterkrade
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Essen Central Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Karat-S

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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Amsterdam to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Vienna is 1149 km. It takes approximately 10h 6m to drive from Amsterdam to Vienna.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Eurowings and four other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Vienna Airport.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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