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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary by plane, subway, train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt, subway  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Vienna (VIE) BER - VIE
  2. Take the subway from Landstraße to Neubaugasse

€38 - €219

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

€24 - €83

5 alternative options

Train to Leipzig, fly  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Vienna (VIE) LEJ - VIE

€109 - €441

Train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...

€116 - €219

Night train  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Wien Hbf Nj

€70 - €89

Rideshare  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Vienna 675.1 km

€39

Drive  •  6h 47m

  1. Drive from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary 679 km

€75 - €110

Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Berlin Central Station and Austria-Hungary is around 10h 19m and covers a distance of around 963 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 16m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Railjet, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Austria-Hungary. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 19m
Fastest journey time:
8h 16m
Journey distance:
963 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
€116
Carbon emissions:
51 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:16
Last service departs at:
22:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary train, bus and walk schedules

Germany → Austria
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International entry into Austria from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Conditions of entry into Austria from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Eswatini, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malawi, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Austria

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Austria-Hungary is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Austria-Hungary is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Austria-Hungary is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Austria.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary is to rideshare, which costs €39 and takes 9h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary is to fly and subway which costs €35 - €220 and takes 4h 38m.

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The distance between Berlin Central Station and Austria-Hungary is 525 km. The road distance is 679 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary without a car is to train which takes 8h 4m and costs €110 - €220.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary is to train which takes 8h 4m and costs €110 - €220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €23 - €85 and takes 10h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary is 679 km. It takes approximately 6h 47m to drive from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary.

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easyJet, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 702+ hotels available in Austria-Hungary. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 525.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Berlin Central Station, Germany and Austria-Hungary, Austria?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Wien Hbf once daily. Tickets cost €150 - €220 and the journey takes 7h 40m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary via Berlin Suedkreuz, Berlin, Südkreuz Bf, Prague, ÚAN Florenc, Vienna, Hbf, Kolschitzkygasse, and Neubaugasse U in around 10h 54m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €650
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €230
Train operators
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 Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€150 - €220
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€140 - €200
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Abellio
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 Berlin Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
RegioJet
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 Berlin Südkreuz train station to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€39
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin Central Station and Austria-Hungary. 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 Berlin Central Station to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €7 - €12.

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