There are 10 ways to get from Bern to Vienna by train, plane, bus, night train 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.

Recommended option

Train to Zurich, fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Vienna (VIE) ZRH - VIE

$117 - $331

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Berne to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N391

$61 - $99

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Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Vienna (VIE) BSL - VIE

$143 - $392

Fly from Berne  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Vienna (VIE) BRN - VIE

$173 - $1,127

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Vienna (VIE) GVA - VIE

$110 - $304

Train to Altenrhein, fly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to St. Gallen
  2. Fly from Altenrhein (ACH) to Vienna (VIE) ACH - VIE

$234 - $1,154

Train  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj

$161 - $273

Bus Eurolines CH  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Wien

$65 - $100

Train, night train  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf En / ...

$171 - $293

Drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Vienna 530.5 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Vienna is to bus which costs SFr 60 - SFr 100 and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Vienna is to fly which takes 4 h 33 min and costs SFr 170 - SFr 1200.

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The distance between Bern and Vienna is 684 km. The road distance is 849 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Bern to Vienna, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern and arriving at Wien. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Wien Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria?

Sky Work Airlines flies from Bern to Vienna once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bern to Vienna via Zürich HB in around 9 h 46 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Berne to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Berne to Vienna via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Wien
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Bern to Vienna - Erdberg
Ave. Duration
12 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berne to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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