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There are 10 ways to get from Genoa to Vienna by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly from Genoa  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Vienna (VIE) GOA - VIE

73€ - 305€

Cheapest option

Bus via Padova  •  16h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 Baltour / ...
  2. Take the bus from Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

34€ - 57€

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Bus to Nice, fly  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Genova to Nice
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Vienna (VIE) NCE - VIE

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Vienna (VIE) BGY - VIE

36€ - 254€

Train to Florence, fly  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Firenze Rifredi
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Vienna (VIE) FLR - VIE

83€ - 262€

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Vienna (VIE) MXP - VIE

35€ - 260€

Train  •  12h 23m

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Innsbruck Hbf Ecb
  3. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx / ...

136€ - 236€

Bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano Baltour / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N456

48€ - 72€

Train, night train  •  14h 9m

  1. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Lambrate Re / ...
  2. Take the night train from Milano Lambrate to Wien Hbf Nj

75€ - 109€

Drive  •  9h 13m

  1. Drive from Genoa to Vienna 987.7 km

120€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Vienna is to bus via Padova which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 16h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Vienna is to fly which costs 70€ - 310€ and takes 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Genoa to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Genova Brignole and arriving at Wien Hbf via Verona Porta Nuova and Innsbruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 23m.

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The distance between Genoa and Vienna is 710 km. The road distance is 987.7 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 12h 23m and costs 130€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Genoa to Vienna, including transfers.

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Genoa to Vienna bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps station.

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Genoa to Vienna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Genova Brignole station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Vienna is to fly which takes 6h 43m and costs 70€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 240€ and takes 12h 23m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 15h 30m.

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  • Distance: 709.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 43m

What companies run services between Genoa, Italy and Vienna, Austria?

Air France, KLM and 11 other airlines fly from Genoa to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Genoa to Vienna via Verona Porta Nuova and Innsbruck Hbf in around 12h 23m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Genoa to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Nice to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Nice to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Florence to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 410€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Genoa to Vienna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
9€ - 340€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
9€ - 90€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
Flights from Florence to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 190€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Lauda
Flights from Genoa to Vienna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
27€ - 100€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
20€ - 340€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
11€ - 60€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Genoa to Vienna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
9€ - 85€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 800€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Genoa to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 850€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Genoa to Vienna via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nice to Vienna via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Lambrate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 20€
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Lambrate
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 19€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 19€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Thello
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 19€
Base Standard
29€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Genova Brignole to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
19€ - 27€
Base Standard
35€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
Train from Genova Brignole to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 80€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
23€ - 35€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 80€
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Milano Lambrate to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Genova to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Bus from Genova to Milano
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Baltour
Bus from Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps to Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Baltour
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Genova, Piazza della Vittoria to Milano - Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Genova, Piazza della Vittoria to Padova
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Milan, Milan to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
RegioJet

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There is no direct flight from Genoa Airport to Vienna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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Genoa to Vienna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Vienna is 988 km. It takes approximately 9h 13m to drive from Genoa to Vienna.

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Lauda, Wizz Air, Air France and seven other airlines offer flights from Genoa Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2503+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Genoa Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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