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There are 11 ways to get from Kaiserslautern 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.

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Train

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Vienna Central Station

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Train via Munich

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Wien Westbahnhof

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Heidelberg Pre Waypoint to Vienna Central Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Vienna

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Vienna

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Vienna (VIE)

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Vienna

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Bad Kreuznach, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Bad Kreuznach, Bahnhof to Frankfurt
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Vienna (VIE)

Train, bus to Luxembourg, fly to Vienna

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Merzig
  2. Take the bus from Merzig, Bahnhof to Kirchberg, Hugo Gernsback
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Vienna (VIE)

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Vienna

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Siegburg Bf
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Vienna (VIE)

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Linz

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Bad Kreuznach, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Bad Kreuznach, Bahnhof to Frankfurt
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Linz (LNZ)
  4. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Graz

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Bad Kreuznach, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Bad Kreuznach, Bahnhof to Frankfurt
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Graz (GRZ)
  4. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf

Kaiserslautern to Vienna by train

8 Weekly Trains
8h 14m Average Duration
€105 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Vienna is to bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 13h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Vienna is to train and fly which costs €110 - €360 and takes 6h 11m.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Kaiserslautern to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern, Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf via Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 14m.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Vienna is 644 km. The road distance is 778.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 8h 14m and costs €100 - €210.

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It takes approximately 8h 14m to get from Kaiserslautern to Vienna, including transfers.

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Kaiserslautern to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kaiserslautern, Hbf station.

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

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Vienna is to train which takes 8h 14m and costs €100 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 13h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Kaiserslautern to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 644 km
  • Duration: 8h 14m

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

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Vienna via Salzburg Hbf in around 8h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Vienna Central Station twice daily. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 13h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €480
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Hannover
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €700
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from Frankfurt to Linz
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €450
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €450
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €420
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Linz
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €600
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€220 - €460
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
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 Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Siegburg Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Railjet
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €28
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€18 - €28
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.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 Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
oebb.at
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€36 - €42
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €19
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Bad Kreuznach, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Merzig
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Süwex
Train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Merzig
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Süwex
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
vlexx
Phone
+49 6131 61012-11
Email
info@vlexx.de
Website
vlexx.de
Train from Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Bad Kreuznach, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
vlexx
Train from Bad Kreuznach, Bahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
vlexx
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €23
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€13 - €16
Regional Train Ticket
€12 - €15
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€19 - €23
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 Kaiserslautern, Hbf to Vienna Central Station
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Heidelberg Pre Waypoint to Vienna Central Station
Ave. Duration
11h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
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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Mobiliteit
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Merzig, Bahnhof to Kirchberg, Hugo Gernsback
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit

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Kaiserslautern to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna Central Station.

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Kaiserslautern to Vienna train services, operated by WESTbahn Gmbh, arrive at Wien Westbahnhof station.

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