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

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Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  4h 39m

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

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Bus  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Vienna Erdberg 060 / ...

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Train to Leipzig, fly  •  5h 33m

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

Train  •  7h 57m

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

Night train  •  12h 34m

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

Rideshare  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Vienna 675.1 km

Drive  •  6h 42m

  1. Drive from Brandenburg Gate to Vienna 675.1 km

Brandenburg Gate to Vienna by walk and train

The journey time between Brandenburg Gate and Vienna is around 9h 41m and covers a distance of around 958 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 40m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Railjet and Deutsche Bahn Intercity, the Brandenburg Gate to Vienna service departs from Brandenburg Gate and arrives in Wien Hbf. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
9h 41m
Fastest journey time:
7h 40m
Journey distance:
958 km
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
€110
Carbon emissions:
50 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:17
Last service departs at:
22:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brandenburg Gate to Vienna walk and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Vienna is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 9h 54m.

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The fastest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Vienna is to fly. Taking this option will cost €40 - €200 and takes 4h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 40m.

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The distance between Brandenburg Gate and Vienna is 524 km. The road distance is 675.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 7h 57m and costs €110 - €220.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from Brandenburg Gate to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Vienna is to fly which takes 4h 39m and costs €40 - €200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €110 - €220 and takes 7h 57m, you could also bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 9h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Brandenburg Gate to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Brandenburg Gate to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 523.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 39m

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

Austrian Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Brandenburg Gate to Vienna every 2 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Wien Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost €150 - €220 and the journey takes 7h 40m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €600
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €240
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 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€150 - €220
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€140 - €200
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Website
Railjet
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 S Südkreuz Bhf to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 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.
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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Yes, the driving distance between Brandenburg Gate to Vienna is 675 km. It takes approximately 6h 42m to drive from Brandenburg Gate to Vienna.

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

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There are 686+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Brandenburg Gate and Vienna. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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