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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary by plane, train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Fly from Berlin Brandenburg

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Vienna (VIE)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Vienna Erdberg

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Train to Leipzig, fly

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Wels Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof

Bus via Messegelände/ZOB

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Vienna Stadioncenter

Night train

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

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Vienna

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary

Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary by train and walk

The journey time between Berlin Central Station and Austria-Hungary is around 9h 41m and covers a distance of around 977 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 29m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and WESTbahn Gmbh, the Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary service departs from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Austria-Hungary. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

4 Weekly Services
9h 41m Average Duration
€126 Cheapest Price
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Yes, entry into Austria is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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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 recommended.

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, returning to Germany from Austria is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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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 which costs €50 - €310 and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Wien Westbahnhof via Nuernberg Hbf and Wels Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 41m.

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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 9h 41m and costs €120 - €180.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary, including transfers.

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Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary is to fly which takes 4h 28m and costs €50 - €310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €120 - €180 and takes 9h 41m, you could also bus, which costs €30 - €60 and takes 10h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary train services, operated by WESTbahn Gmbh, arrive at Wien Westbahnhof station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary.
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  • Distance: 525.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

Austrian Airlines and easyJet fly from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Central Station to Austria-Hungary via Nuernberg Hbf, Wels Hbf, and Wien Westbahnhof in around 9h 41m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €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 Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€25 - €40
1st Class
€35 - €60
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wels Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €21
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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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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 and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 601+ hotels available in Austria-Hungary. Prices start at €87 per night.

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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 Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €3 - €22.

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