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There are 6 ways to get from California to Vienna by bus, subway, plane or train

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

Bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Vienna  •  15h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Golden Beach Park & Ride to 12TH ST & G ST NW nb
  2. Take the subway from Metro Center, Blue/Orange/Silver Line Center Platform to Washington Dulles International Airport, Silver Line Center Platform
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Vienna (VIE) IAD - VIE

Cheapest option

Bus, train to New York JFK, fly to Vienna  •  17h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Golden Beach Park & Ride to 12TH ST & G ST NW nb
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Vienna (VIE) JFK - VIE

4 alternative options

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Vienna  •  16h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Golden Beach Park & Ride to 12TH ST & G ST NW nb
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Vienna (VIE) DCA - VIE

Bus, train to Baltimore, fly to Vienna  •  16h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Golden Beach Park & Ride to 12TH ST & G ST NW nb
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Thurgood Marshall
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Vienna (VIE) BWI - VIE

Bus, train to Newark, fly to Vienna  •  18h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Golden Beach Park & Ride to 12TH ST & G ST NW nb
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Vienna (VIE) EWR - VIE

Bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Munich, train  •  20h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Golden Beach Park & Ride to 12TH ST & G ST NW nb
  2. Take the subway from Metro Center, Blue/Orange/Silver Line Center Platform to Washington Dulles International Airport, Silver Line Center Platform
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Munich (MUC) IAD - MUC
  4. Take the train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
  5. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf

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The cheapest way to get from California to Vienna is to bus and train and fly which costs $240 - $950 and takes 17h 41m.

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The fastest way to get from California to Vienna is to bus and subway and fly which takes 15h 26m and costs $310 - $850.

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The distance between California and Vienna is 7319 km.

It takes approximately 15h 26m to get from California to Vienna, including transfers.

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Vienna is 6h ahead of California. It is currently 1:37 AM in California and 7:37 AM in Vienna.

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  • Distance: 7319.3 km
  • Duration: 15h 26m

What companies run services between California, Saint Mary's County, MD, USA and Vienna, Austria?

There is no direct connection from California to Vienna. However, you can take the line 4 bus to Charlotte Hall Food Lion, take the walk to Golden Beach Park & Ride, take the bus to 12TH ST & G ST NW nb, take the walk to Metro Center, Blue/Orange/Silver Line Center Platform, take the subway to Washington Dulles International Airport, Silver Line Center Platform, take the walk to Washington Dulles airport, fly to Vienna, take the walk to Vienna Airport Train Station, then take the train to Vienna. Alternatively, you can take the line 4 bus to Charlotte Hall Food Lion, take the walk to Golden Beach Park & Ride, take the bus to 12TH ST & G ST NW nb, take the walk to Metro Center, Blue/Orange/Silver Line Center Platform, take the subway to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, take the walk to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Vienna, take the walk to Vienna Airport Train Station, then take the train to Vienna.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €2000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Vienna via Boston, Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Baltimore to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from New York JFK to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €1100
Flights from New York JFK to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €1100
Flights from Newark to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€460 - €850
Flights from Newark to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€460 - €850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €3700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €3800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €4200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1200 - €1900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €2000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Vienna via Montreal
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€450 - €1100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Vienna via Montreal, Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Vienna via Boston, Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Baltimore to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Newark to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €800
Flights from Newark to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€460 - €850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €4200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €3800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €4200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€800 - €1900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Vienna via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €1100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Vienna via Boston, Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Baltimore to Vienna via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€480 - €1200
Flights from New York JFK to Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€490 - €1400
Flights from New York JFK to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €1100
Flights from Newark to Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€460 - €850
Flights from Newark to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €3700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €3800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Vienna via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€650 - €2500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Vienna via Montreal, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1900
Flights from New York JFK to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €1100
Flights from Newark to Vienna via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€480 - €1200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
10h 57m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €3300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€800 - €1900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Vienna via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €1100
Flights from Baltimore to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Baltimore to Vienna via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€480 - €1200
Flights from New York JFK to Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€490 - €1400
Flights from Newark to Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€460 - €850
Flights from Newark to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€450 - €900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Vienna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €2700
Flights from Baltimore to Vienna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€450 - €1700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€650 - €4500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1200 - €1900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Vienna via Boston, Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€380 - €1100
Flights from New York JFK to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €1100
Flights from Newark to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Vienna via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€650 - €2500
Flights from Newark to Vienna via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€480 - €1200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
10h 57m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €3300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Vienna via Montreal, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €1900
Flights from New York JFK to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €1100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3900
Ulendo Airlink
Website
flyulendo.com
Flights from Baltimore to Vienna via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Munich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €4200
Train operators
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Phone
+1 202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Metro Center, Blue/Orange/Silver Line Center Platform to Washington Dulles International Airport, Silver Line Center Platform
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €6
Website
https://www.wmata.com
after 9:30 p.m. and weekend fare
€2
Senior / Disabled
€2 - €4
standard fare
€3 - €6
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Thurgood Marshall
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €190
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
€1 - €95
Reserved Coach Seat
€13 - €190
Business Class Seat
€50 - €140
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
€11 - €110
Reserved Coach Seat
€30 - €210
Business Class Seat
€100 - €240
Train from Washington Union Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
€10 - €110
Reserved Coach Seat
€29 - €210
Business Class Seat
€100 - €240
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Thurgood Marshall
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €9
Website
https://www.mta.maryland.gov
Senior / Disabled
€1 - €5
Standard Fare
€1 - €9
Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2Rio's guide to Amtrak Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Thurgood Marshall
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €310
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
€8 - €100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
€16 - €170
Business Seat - Adult
€17 - €190
First Class - Child 2-12
€30 - €120
First Class - Senior Citizens
€55 - €260
First Class - Adult
€60 - €310
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €460
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
€23 - €170
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
€40 - €300
Business Seat - Adult
€45 - €340
First Class - Child 2-12
€80 - €270
First Class - Senior Citizens
€160 - €470
First Class - Adult
€160 - €460
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2Rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Thurgood Marshall
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€1 - €60
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
€1 - €15
Child Coach - short notice
€7 - €18
Child Business Class - advance purchase
€9 - €35
Child Business Class - short notice
€11 - €35
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
€9 - €23
Business Seat - advance purchase
€21 - €70
Business Seat - short notice
€26 - €50
Coach Seat - short notice
€5 - €60
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €110
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
€8 - €35
Child Coach - short notice
€23 - €35
Child Business Class - advance purchase
€19 - €65
Child Business Class - short notice
€21 - €65
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
€27 - €55
Business Seat - advance purchase
€40 - €130
Business Seat - short notice
€45 - €120
Coach Seat - short notice
€25 - €110
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 Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €39
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Schedules at
brb.de
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Schedules at
transdev.de
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €50
Website
https://westbahn.at/en/
Standard Ticket
€19 - €27
First Class
€30 - €50
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €160
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €160
Seating Carriage
€27 - €50
Couchette Carriage
€80 - €100
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €160
Seating Carriage
€44 - €50
Couchette Carriage
€90 - €110
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 Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
https://www.oebb.at/en/
ÖBB

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
https://www.oebb.at/en/
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Golden Beach Park & Ride to 12TH ST & G ST NW nb
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€2
Website
https://www.mta.maryland.gov
Senior / Disabled
€1

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