There are 8 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Vienna by train, plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train to Zurich, fly  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Vienna (VIE) ZRH - VIE

$90 - $307

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sankt Gallen to Wien

$50 - $85

6 alternative options

Train to Altenrhein, fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Heerbrugg to Rheineck
  2. Fly from Altenrhein (ACH) to Vienna (VIE) ACH - VIE

$162 - $1,020

Train to Innsbruck, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Buchs SG to Innsbruck Hbf
  2. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Vienna (VIE) INN - VIE

$160 - $463

Train via Buchs SG  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG 78-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Buchs SG to Wien Hbf Rj

$102 - $197

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bregenz to Wien Hbf Rj

$109 - $184

Train, night train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG 78-Y / ...
  2. Take the night train from Buchs SG to Wien Hbf En

$107 - $207

Drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Vienna 404.2 miles

$80 - $130

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Vienna via Buchs SG in around 8 h 24 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Sankt Gallen to Vienna once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Innsbruck to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Buchs SG to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Buchs SG to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Heerbrugg to Rheineck
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Heerbrugg to Rheineck
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Buchs SG to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
cd.cz
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bregenz to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Sankt Gallen to Wien
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Canton of St. Gallen to Vienna?

The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Vienna is 539 km. The road distance is 647 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Vienna?

The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Vienna is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 85 and takes 8 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Vienna?

The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Vienna is to train and fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs SFr 150 - SFr 1000.

Is there a direct train between Canton of St. Gallen and Vienna?

No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Vienna. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Wien Hbf via Buchs SG. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 24 min.

Is there a direct bus between Canton of St. Gallen and Vienna?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sankt Gallen and arriving at Wien. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Vienna?

It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Vienna, including transfers.