There are 12 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice

$140 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 40 min

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

$45 - $72

10 alternative options

Bus Eurolines DE  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Vienna

$60 - $85

Night train  •  8 h 11 min

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

$110 - $180

Rideshare  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Vienna 451.4 miles

$54

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna 447.5 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Frankfurt to Vienna  •  3 h 59 min

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

$84 - $269

Fly Frankfurt to Salzburg, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2)

$113 - $386

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Vienna  •  5 h 38 min

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

$106 - $263

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Vienna  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Vienna (VIE) CGN - VIE

$108 - $270

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Vienna  •  6 h 2 min

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

$115 - $267

Fly Frankfurt to Graz, train  •  7 h 3 min

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

$140 - $346

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is to rideshare which costs 46€ and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 70€ - 230€.

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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 train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien takes 6 h 26 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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 10 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Wien. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $210 and the journey takes 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna 4 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 10 h 18 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
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 Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Hannover
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf (Bahnsteige 1-2)
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1-2
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $35
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$7 - $9
Business
$16 - $18
Premium
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
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
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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