There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Vienna by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Vienna (VIE) TXL - VIE

80€ - 125€

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Bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N958 / ...

30€ - 40€

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Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Vienna (VIE) SXF - VIE

90€ - 208€

Train to Leipzig, fly  •  5h 26m

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

126€ - 296€

Train via Prague  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

47€ - 106€

Train  •  11h 59m

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

110€ - 230€

Rideshare  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Vienna 672 km

39€

Drive  •  6h 42m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Vienna 671.1 km

75€ - 120€

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Vienna is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Vienna is to fly which costs 75€ - 130€ and takes 4h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station station and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 59m.

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The distance between Berlin and Vienna is 524 km. The road distance is 671.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Vienna without a car is to bus which takes 9h 5m and costs 30€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Berlin to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Vienna is to fly which takes 4h 13m and costs 75€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 5m, you could also train via Prague, which costs 45€ - 110€ and takes 9h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 523.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 13m

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

Austrian Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Berlin to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 3 times a day. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 9h 5m. Arda Tur also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 340€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 350€
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 250€
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 340€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 340€
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 250€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 340€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
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 12m
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
160€ - 230€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 75€
Website
Railjet
Train from Berlin Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 180€
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 35€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
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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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Vienna is 671 km. It takes approximately 6h 42m to drive from Berlin to Vienna.

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

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Book your Berlin to Vienna train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Berlin to Vienna bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 2162+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Vienna. 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 to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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