There are 13 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...

85€ - 170€

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Bus via Stephansplatz  •  10h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N161 / ...

25€ - 45€

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Bus  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Vienna

50€ - 75€

Night train  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the night train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Wien Hbf Nj

55€ - 80€

Rideshare  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Vienna 721.7 km

46€

Car train, drive  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the car train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to München Ost Uex 1385 / ...
  2. Drive from München Ost to Vienna

141€ - 181€

Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna 716 km

85€ - 130€

Fly Frankfurt to Vienna  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Vienna (VIE) FRA - VIE

70€ - 236€

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Vienna  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Vienna (VIE) STR - VIE

82€ - 270€

Fly Frankfurt to Linz, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Linz (LNZ) FRA - LNZ
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf

142€ - 432€

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Vienna  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Vienna (VIE) CGN - VIE

98€ - 258€

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Vienna  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Vienna (VIE) NUE - VIE

104€ - 253€

Fly Frankfurt to Graz, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Graz (GRZ) FRA - GRZ
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf

102€ - 310€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is to bus via Stephansplatz which costs 24€ - 45€ and takes 10h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is to fly which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 4h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Vienna. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 9h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 24m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Vienna is 598 km. The road distance is 716 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 6h 24m and costs 85€ - 170€.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf takes 6h 24m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Frankfurt am Main to Vienna bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Frankfurt station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is to train which takes 6h 24m and costs 85€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 9h 53m, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 240€ and takes 4h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 597.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 24m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Vienna, Austria?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna every 4 hours. Tickets cost 120€ - 170€ and the journey takes 6h 24m. Railjet also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna 4 times a week. Tickets cost 50€ - 75€ and the journey takes 9h 53m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
Flights from Frankfurt to Linz
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 390€
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
Flights from Frankfurt to Linz
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 430€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 430€
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 410€
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Hannover
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 320€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 1100€
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Linz
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 260€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 200€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 290€
Train operators
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Railjet
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
27€ - 45€
Website
Railjet
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Railjet
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Nightjet
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to München Ost
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 19€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
RegioJet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (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 Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 23€
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
13€ - 16€
Regional Train Ticket
12€ - 15€
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
19€ - 23€
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
eurolines.de
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Frankfurt Main Central Train Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Karat-S
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Vienna Erdbergstraße
Ave. Duration
13h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
46€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Vienna bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Vienna station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is 716 km. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna.

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Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 1700+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Vienna. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35806 train which takes 14 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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