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

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Fly from Leipzig  •  4h

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Vienna (VIE) LEJ - VIE

$110 - $310

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Bus FlixBus  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N66

$30 - $55

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Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Vienna (VIE) TXL - VIE

$99 - $222

Train to Nuremberg, fly  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Vienna (VIE) NUE - VIE

$129 - $287

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice

$144 - $221

Train Czech Railways (ČD)  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...

$62 - $93

Bus Arda Tur  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Vienna Stadioncenter Berlin - Varna

$64 - $88

Drive  •  5h 52m

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Vienna 360.5 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Leipzig to Vienna is to bus which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 7h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Vienna is to fly which costs 95€ - 270€ and takes 4h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station station and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 18m.

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The distance between Leipzig and Vienna is 451 km. The road distance is 576.9 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Vienna without a car is to bus which takes 7h 16m and costs 28€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Leipzig to Vienna, including transfers.

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Leipzig to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig, Leipzig central station.

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Leipzig to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Leipzig Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Vienna is to fly which takes 4h and costs 95€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 7h 16m, you could also train, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 7h 18m.

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  • Distance: 282 miles
  • Duration: 4h

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

Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Leipzig to Vienna twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leipzig to Vienna once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7h 16m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
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 Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
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 Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Leipzig to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Dresden Bayrische Strasse to Vienna Stadioncenter
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Website
Arda Tur

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The quickest flight from Leipzig Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Vienna is 577 km. It takes approximately 5h 52m to drive from Leipzig to Vienna.

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Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2198+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 11m and costs 10€ - 15€.

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