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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Salzburg, Salzburg  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Mitte K485 / ...

$131 - $177

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N36 / ...

$45 - $80

6 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj

$143 - $218

Bus Turancar  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ludwigshafen to Wien

$70 - $106

Train, drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to München Ost Ec
  2. Drive from München Ost to Vienna

$124 - $184

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Vienna 442.5 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Vienna (VIE) FRA - VIE

$103 - $296

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Vienna (VIE) STR - VIE

$86 - $245

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

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Vienna via Salzburg Hbf and Salzburg, Salzburg in around 7 h 46 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg to Vienna once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 12 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Hannover
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to München Ost
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $26
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Heidelberg to Vienna?

The distance between Heidelberg and Vienna is 578 km. The road distance is 708 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Vienna?

The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Vienna is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 35 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Heidelberg to Vienna?

The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Vienna is to train and fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs 80€ - 250€.

Is there a direct train between Heidelberg and Vienna?

No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Mitte via Salzburg, Salzburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 46 min.

Is there a direct bus between Heidelberg and Vienna?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Heidelberg to Vienna?

It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to get from Heidelberg to Vienna, including transfers.