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

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Fly from Hamburg  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Vienna (VIE) HAM - VIE

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Train to Bremen, fly  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Vienna (VIE) BRE - VIE

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Train to Hannover, fly  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Vienna (VIE) HAJ - VIE

Train  •  11h 8m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof 28 / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Passau Hbf 91
  3. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...

Bus  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Vienna Stadioncenter Bremen Central Bus Station - Sliven Central Bus Station

Bus via Stephansplatz  •  15h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Vienna Erdberg N66

Night train  •  12h 50m

  1. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Wien Hbf Nj

Drive  •  8h 44m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Vienna 966.5 km

Hamburg to Vienna by train

7 Weekly Trains
11h 8m Average Duration
€151 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Vienna is to bus which costs €45 - €55 and takes 13h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Vienna is to fly which costs €55 - €300 and takes 4h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg Central Bus Station station and arriving at Vienna Stadioncenter. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 15m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 50m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Vienna is 743 km. The road distance is 966.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 11h 8m and costs €150 - €310.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from Hamburg to Vienna, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Vienna bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Hamburg Central Bus Station.

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Hamburg to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Vienna is to fly which takes 4h 23m and costs €55 - €300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €150 - €310 and takes 11h 8m, you could also bus, which costs €45 - €55 and takes 13h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 743.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Vienna, Austria?

Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and two other airlines fly from Hamburg to Vienna every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Vienna via Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Passau Hbf in around 11h 8m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Bremen to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Bremen to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Hannover to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from Hannover to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from Hannover to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Flights from Hannover to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bremen to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €370
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 Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Passau Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
metronom
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
metronom
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Hamburg central station to Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Passau Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€25 - €40
1st Class
€35 - €55
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Passau Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Hamburg to Vienna bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Vienna Stadioncenter station.

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Hamburg to Vienna train services, operated by Österreichische Bundesbahnen, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Vienna is 966 km. It takes approximately 8h 44m to drive from Hamburg to Vienna.

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Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Vienna Airport.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs .

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