There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Vienna by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Geneva  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Vienna (VIE) GVA - VIE

72€ - 229€

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  15h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str. 1921
  2. Take the train from Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten to Vienna, Vienna Felberstrasse K485

53€ - 64€

5 alternative options

Train to Lyon, fly  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Vienna (VIE) LYS - VIE

136€ - 277€

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Vienna (VIE) ZRH - VIE

170€ - 407€

Train  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Wien Hbf Rjx

278€ - 507€

Bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Wien

50€ - 95€

Drive  •  9h 53m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Vienna 1005.5 km

110€ - 180€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Vienna is to bus and train which costs SFr 55 - SFr 70 and takes 15h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Vienna is to fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 250 and takes 4h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Wien. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Wien Hbf via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 31m.

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The distance between Geneva and Vienna is 803 km. The road distance is 1005.5 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 11h 31m and costs SFr 290 - SFr 550.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Geneva to Vienna, including transfers.

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Geneva to Vienna bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Vienna train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Vienna is to fly which takes 4h 26m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 290 - SFr 550 and takes 11h 31m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 100 and takes 15h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 803.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria?

Austrian Airlines, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Geneva to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Vienna via Zuerich Hb in around 11h 31m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 330€
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 400€
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 400€
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 270€
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 240€
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 450€
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 450€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 270€
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 350€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 190€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
750€ - 1300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 280€
Train operators
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 Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
200€ - 370€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten to Vienna, Vienna Felberstrasse
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Flixtrain
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 Geneva to Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str.
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Wien
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Geneva to Vienna bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Wien station.

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Geneva to Vienna train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Vienna is 1006 km. It takes approximately 9h 53m to drive from Geneva to Vienna.

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easyJet, Ethiopian Airlines, Luxair and three other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Vienna bus tickets online with Omio.

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There are 2650+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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