Duration 4h 18m
Distance 897.5 km
Average price 140€
Possible routes 10 found

Cologne to Vienna

Rome2rio has found 10 ways to get from Cologne to Vienna by flight, train, bus and car. We recommend flying from Cologne Bonn to Vienna, which is the fastest option and takes around 4h 18m.
Recommended route

Fly from Cologne Bonn

  1. Cologne Bonn
  2. Vienna
Fastest
4h 18m
65€ - 206€
Alternative routes

Train to Dusseldorf, fly

  1. Koeln Hbf
  2. Dusseldorf
  3. Vienna
4h 48m
67€ - 197€

Train to Frankfurt, fly

  1. Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Frankfurt
  3. Vienna
4h 42m
85€ - 270€

Train to Dortmund, fly

  1. Köln Dom / Hbf
  2. Dortmund
  3. Vienna
5h 58m
183€ - 448€

Train to Brussels, fly

  1. Koeln Hbf
  2. Brussels
  3. Vienna
6h 17m
116€ - 269€

Train via Nuremberg

  1. Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Vienna
8h 33m
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156€ - 230€

Train

  1. Koeln Hbf
  2. Vienna
8h 52m
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150€ - 230€

Bus

  1. Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
  2. Vienna
14h 39m
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Cheapest
43€ - 564€

Night train

  1. Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Vienna
11h 52m
Bookable on Rome2rio
75€ - 100€

Drive

  1. Cologne
  2. Vienna
8h 2m
100€ - 160€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Cologne to Vienna? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as "What is the cheapest mode of transport?", "What is the quickest option?", "How much do tickets usually cost?" and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Vienna is to bus which costs 40€ - 600€ and takes 14h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Vienna is to fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 4h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Koeln Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 52m.

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The distance between Cologne and Vienna is 743 km. The road distance is 897.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Vienna without a car is to train via Nuremberg which takes 8h 33m and costs 150€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m to get from Cologne to Vienna, including transfers.

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Cologne to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Vienna is to fly which takes 4h 18m and costs 65€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train via Nuremberg, which costs 150€ - 230€ and takes 8h 33m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 600€ and takes 14h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Vienna is 897 km. It takes approximately 8h 2m to drive from Cologne to Vienna.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Eurowings offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 1481+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 59€ per night.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Cologne Bonn Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 3€ - 15€.

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How to travel from Cologne to Vienna

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Cologne to Vienna right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Cologne and Vienna?

Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and three other airlines fly from Cologne to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Vienna via Nuernberg Hbf in around 8h 33m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 430€
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 460€
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Ave. Duration
11h 52m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 550€
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 75€

Vienna, Austria

The hub of Vienna’s art and culture scene is up there amongst the world’s best. The Austrian capital is best known for its many balls (including the world famous Vienna Opera Ball), the graceful Viennese waltz, its famed coffeehouse culture, and superb architecture from yesteryear. Visit the Schloss Schönbrunn, the former imperial summer residence, and the Hofburg (Imperial Palace), the base of the Habsburgs, one of the most influential European royal houses. Take in the brilliance of the Baroque Belvedere Palace, the Gothic St Stephen’s Cathedral and the giant ferris wheel in the Prater, Vienna’s old recreational park.

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