There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Vienna by plane, bus, train, 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.

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Fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Vienna (VIE) OTP - VIE

$74 - $215

Cheapest option

EuroNight  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Gara de Nord to Wien Hauptbahnhof Dacia

$40 - $65

4 alternative options

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Vienna

Train  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D

$110 - $170

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N959 / ...

$69 - $124

Drive  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Vienna 671.9 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Vienna is to EuroNight which costs $40 - $65 and takes 19 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Vienna is to fly which costs $70 - $220 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Vienna. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 19 h 21 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Vienna is 856 km. The road distance is 1075 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Vienna without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Bucharest to Vienna, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Vienna bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, depart from Bucharest station.

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Bucharest to Vienna train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Vienna is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs $70 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Bucharest to Vienna bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at Vienna station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 535.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Vienna, Austria?

Austrian Airlines, Tarom and five other airlines fly from Bucharest to Vienna every 2 hours. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Bucharest to Vienna 6 times a week, and the journey takes 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Wien Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
19 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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