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

64€ - 274€

Cheapest option

Train to Bremen, fly  •  5h 28m

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

35€ - 522€

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Train to Hannover, fly  •  6h 18m

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

60€ - 303€

Train  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice

180€ - 250€

Bus  •  15h 35m

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

45€ - 60€

Bus, train  •  16h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Brno Bus Station Zvonarka Hamburg - Plovdiv
  2. Take the train from Brno, dolní nádraží to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

Night train  •  11h 58m

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

90€ - 120€

Drive  •  9h 9m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Vienna 977.8 km

110€ - 170€

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Vienna is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 15h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Vienna is to fly which costs 60€ - 280€ and takes 4h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday and Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 15h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 43m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Vienna is 744 km. The road distance is 977.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 8h 43m and costs 180€ - 250€.

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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 FlixBus, depart from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB 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 60€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 250€ and takes 8h 43m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 15h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 744.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

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

Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Hamburg to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Hamburg Hbf to Wien Hbf once daily. Tickets cost 180€ - 250€ and the journey takes 8h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 470€
Flights from Bremen to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 410€
Flights from Bremen to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 410€
Flights from Hannover to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 650€
Flights from Hannover to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 360€
Flights from Bremen to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 450€
Flights from Hannover to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Hannover to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 420€
Flights from Hannover to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Hannover to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 650€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bremen to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
21€ - 120€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 210€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180€ - 250€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
HVV
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 Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Brno, dolní nádraží to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 14€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
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 Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Brno Bus Station Zvonarka
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus

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

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

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Hamburg to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Vienna is 978 km. It takes approximately 9h 9m to drive from Hamburg to Vienna.

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

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Book your Hamburg to Vienna train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Hamburg to Vienna bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 2020+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to subway which takes 12 min and costs 2€.

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