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There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Vienna by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 53 min

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

$74 - $215

Cheapest option

Bus Mayer & Mayer Reisen  •  22 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Vienna

$20 - $61

4 alternative options

Bus Maxibus Travel  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Vienna

$60 - $90

Train  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf Rj / ...

$83 - $129

EuroNight  •  19 h 21 min

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

$40 - $65

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 bus which costs $20 - $65 and takes 22 h 24 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 53 min.

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

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Gara de Nord and arriving at Wien Hauptbahnhof. This train operates every day. 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 $60 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 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 53 min and costs $70 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs $80 - $130 and takes 20 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 535.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

Tarom, Austrian Airlines and LOT fly from Bucharest to Vienna every 4 hours. Alternatively, Maxibus Travel operates a bus from Bucharest to Vienna 6 times a week, and the journey takes 10 h 55 min. SC Latino Expres S.R.L. also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 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 Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Wien
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Vienna
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $60
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro

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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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Vienna is 1 h behind Bucharest. It is currently 5:24 PM in Bucharest and 4:24 PM in Vienna.

Bucharest to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Vienna is 1075 km. It takes approximately 11 h 38 min to drive from Bucharest to Vienna.

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Tarom, LOT and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2121+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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