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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to Vienna by plane, train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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 Berlin central bus station to Vienna Erdberg

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Train to Leipzig, fly

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle(Saale)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 Nürnberg Hbf to Passau Hbf
  3. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
  4. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf

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 to Vienna

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The most affordable way to get from Berlin to Vienna is to bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 8h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Vienna is to fly which costs €50 - €250 and takes 4h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin central bus station station and arriving at Vienna Erdberg. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 59m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 17m.

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The distance between Berlin and Vienna is 524 km. The road distance is 674.5 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Vienna without a car is to bus which takes 8h 59m and costs €30 - €40.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Berlin to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Vienna is to fly which takes 4h 25m and costs €50 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 8h 59m, you could also train, which costs €110 - €250 and takes 9h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 523.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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

Austrian Airlines and easyJet fly from Berlin Hbf to Vienna every 4 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Vienna Erdberg hourly. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 8h 59m. Arda Tur also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €200
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 Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €16
1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€26 - €40
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €45
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€5 - €9
1st Class
€11 - €17
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
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.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Brandenburg Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Berlin to Vienna train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Vienna is 675 km. It takes approximately 6h 44m to drive from Berlin to Vienna.

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

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

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There are 704+ 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 Brandenburg Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €3 - €22.

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