There are 8 ways to get from Ghent to Vienna by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Vienna (VIE) BRU - VIE

$95 - $237

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Train, bus  •  20 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N136 / ...

$76 - $135

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Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Vienna (VIE) AMS - VIE

$99 - $250

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice

$219 - $337

Train  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice

$213 - $322

Bus  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Gent to Wien

$80 - $130

Drive, train  •  12 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna

$213 - $328

Drive  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Ghent to Vienna 725.4 miles

$150 - $220

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gent and arriving at Wien. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 18 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ghent to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Gent-Sint-Pieters and arriving at Wien Hbf via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 8 min.

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The distance between Ghent and Vienna is 963 km. The road distance is 1160.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 13 h 8 min and costs .

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

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Ghent to Vienna bus services, operated by Turancar, depart from Gent station.

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Ghent to Vienna train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Gent-Sint-Pieters station.

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The best way to get from Ghent to Vienna is to train which takes 13 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Ghent to Vienna bus services, operated by Turancar, arrive at Wien station.

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Map of how to get from Ghent to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 602 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Ghent, Belgium and Vienna, Austria?

You can take a train from Ghent to Vienna via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 13 h 8 min. Alternatively, Turancar operates a bus from Ghent to Vienna once a week. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 18 h 30 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $24
1st Class
$31 - $34
Train from Gent-Dampoort to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Gent-Sint-Pieters to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ghent to Vienna is 1161 km. It takes approximately 10 h 34 min to drive from Ghent to Vienna.

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Ethiopian Airlines, KLM, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Vienna Airport.

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