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

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Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice

$83 - $149

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Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Erlangen to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 161

$30 - $50

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Nurenberg to Linz
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Wien Mitte Wb

$75 - $129

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Erlangen to Vienna 319.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly from Nuremberg  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Vienna (VIE) NUE - VIE

$66 - $196

Train to Munich, fly  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Erlangen to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Vienna (VIE) MUC - VIE

$140 - $408

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Erlangen and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Erlangen to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Erlangen and arriving at Wien Hbf via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Erlangen and Vienna is 421 km. The road distance is 511.7 km.

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The best way to get from Erlangen to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Erlangen to Vienna, including transfers.

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Erlangen to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Erlangen station.

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Erlangen to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Nürnberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Erlangen to Vienna is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Erlangen to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Map of how to get from Erlangen to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 263.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Erlangen, Germany and Vienna, Austria?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Erlangen to Vienna every 3 hours. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 13 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Erlangen to Vienna once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
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 Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erlangen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Nurenberg to Linz
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Erlangen to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Erlangen to Vienna is 512 km. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Erlangen to Vienna.

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Erlangen to Vienna bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 2049+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Erlangen to Nuremberg Airport is to line 30 bus which takes 30 min and costs .

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