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There are 9 ways to get from Bern to Vienna by train, plane, bus or car

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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 - $330

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Bus, train  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str. 1921
  2. Take the train from St.Pölten Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof Rex / ...

$66 - $105

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Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 15 min

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

$142 - $392

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 2 min

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

$109 - $303

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

$233 - $1,153

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Vienna (VIE) MXP - VIE

$161 - $350

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

$151 - $272

Bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Wien

$65 - $100

Drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Vienna 530.5 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Vienna is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 12 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Vienna is to train and fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 330 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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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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The distance between Bern and Vienna is 684 km. The road distance is 848.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 9 h 46 min and costs SFr 150 - SFr 280.

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

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Bern to Vienna bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Bern station.

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Bern to Vienna train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Bern to Vienna is to train which takes 9 h 46 min and costs SFr 150 - SFr 280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 12 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 427.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Bern to Vienna via Zürich HB in around 9 h 46 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Bern to Vienna once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 12 h 55 min. Vito Reisen & Transporte AG also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 Basel to Vienna via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
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
Every 30 minutes
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 - $90
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 Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from St.Pölten Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str.
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Bern to Vienna bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Wien station.

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Bern to Vienna train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Vienna is 849 km. It takes approximately 8 h 20 min to drive from Bern to Vienna.

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Swiss, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Vienna Airport.

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