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

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Fly  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Vienna (VIE) CPH - VIE

45€ - 261€

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Train  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg-Altona Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Wien Hbf Ice

224€ - 309€

Bus via Berlin  •  18h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Berlin central bus station 032
  2. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Vienna Erdberg 060 / ...

55€ - 69€

Bus  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station Stockholm - Bucuresti / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

101€ - 118€

Bus, train  •  20h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Rostock central bus station 032
  2. Take the train from Rostock Hbf to Wien Hbf Ic

193€ - 275€

Drive  •  12h 57m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Vienna 1434.1 km

170€ - 250€

Copenhagen to Vienna by trains

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Vienna is around 25h 22m and covers a distance of around 1600 km. The fastest train normally takes 25h 22m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB) and Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Copenhagen to Vienna train service departs from København H and arrives in Wien Hbf. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
25h 22m
Fastest train time:
25h 22m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
224€
Carbon emissions:
84 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:23
Last train departs at:
15:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Vienna train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Austria from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Austria, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, South Africa and United Kingdom are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Austria from Denmark

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This does not apply to fully vaccinated nationals
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This does not apply to fully vaccinated nationals

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Rules to follow in Austria

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Considerations leaving from Denmark

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vienna is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vienna is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vienna is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Austria.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Vienna is to bus via Berlin which costs 410 kr - 550 kr and takes 18h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Vienna is to fly which costs 330 kr - 2000 kr and takes 4h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen Central Bus Station and arriving at Vienna, Hbf via Prague, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Vienna. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Wien Hbf via Hamburg-Altona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 30m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Vienna is 870 km. The road distance is 1434.1 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 14h 30m and costs 1600 kr - 2300 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Copenhagen to Vienna, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Vienna bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Copenhagen Central Bus Station.

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Copenhagen to Vienna train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Vienna is to fly which takes 4h 38m and costs 330 kr - 2000 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1600 kr - 2300 kr and takes 14h 30m, you could also bus via Berlin, which costs 410 kr - 550 kr and takes 18h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 870 km
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Vienna, Austria?

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Vienna every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Vienna via Hamburg-Altona in around 14h 30m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 260€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 400€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
27€ - 110€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg-Altona to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180€ - 250€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rostock Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
14h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180€ - 260€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Rostock central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Website
Comati PSG
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Copenhagen to Vienna bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Vienna, Hbf station.

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Copenhagen to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Vienna is 1434 km. It takes approximately 12h 57m to drive from Copenhagen to Vienna.

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Ryanair, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and KLM offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 697+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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