There are 9 ways to get from Leipzig to Vienna by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Leipzig  •  3 h 58 min

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

$110 - $311

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 50 min

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

$30 - $55

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Train to Prague, fly  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE

$143 - $350

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  5 h 19 min

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

$100 - $223

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Vienna (VIE) SXF - VIE

$84 - $193

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  7 h 18 min

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

$145 - $222

Train Czech Railways (ČD)  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) Ec
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...

$61 - $90

Bus Eurolines DE  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Dresden to Vienna

$92 - $141

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  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 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leipzig to Vienna is to fly which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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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 7 h 50 min.

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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 7 h 18 min.

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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 train which takes 7 h 18 min and costs 120€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min 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 3 h 58 min and costs 90€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 190€ and takes 7 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 282 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

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

Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Leipzig to Vienna 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leipzig to Vienna via Nürnberg Hbf in around 7 h 18 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
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 (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
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
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cd.cz
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
7 h 50 min
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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de

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

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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 5 h 52 min to drive from Leipzig to Vienna.

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

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

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