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There are 10 ways to get from Maastricht to Vienna by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Vienna (VIE) CGN - VIE

39€ - 216€

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Train to Charleroi, fly  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Vienna (VIE) CRL - VIE

37€ - 115€

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Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Vienna (VIE) BRU - VIE

72€ - 200€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Herzogenrath to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Vienna (VIE) DUS - VIE

72€ - 286€

Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Vienna (VIE) EIN - VIE

38€ - 106€

Train  •  11h 9m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...

138€ - 252€

Bus  •  16h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N84 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N161 / ...

49€ - 66€

Train, bus  •  24h 30m

  1. Take the train from Aachen, Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Re1
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund Central Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB Dortmund - Varna / ...

Train, night train  •  14h 16m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf Sneltrein / ...
  2. Take the night train from Aachen Hbf to Wien Hbf Nj

88€ - 122€

Drive  •  8h 36m

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Vienna 999.5 km

120€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Vienna is to train and fly which costs 35€ - 120€ and takes 8h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Vienna is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 200€ and takes 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maastricht to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Wien Hbf via Aachen Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 9m.

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The distance between Maastricht and Vienna is 824 km. The road distance is 999.5 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 11h 9m and costs 130€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Maastricht to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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Maastricht to Vienna train services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Maastricht station.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Vienna is to train which takes 11h 9m and costs 130€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 16h 5m.

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  • Distance: 824 km
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between Maastricht, Netherlands and Vienna, Austria?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Vienna via Aachen Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 11h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maastricht to Vienna via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport in around 16h 5m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 750€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 950€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 340€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 450€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
16€ - 90€
Flights from Eindhoven to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
11€ - 140€
Flights from Eindhoven to Vienna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
11€ - 140€
Flights from Charleroi to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
9€ - 90€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 550€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 260€
Train operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
arriva.nl
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Herzogenrath to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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 Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Abellio NRW
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Aachen, Aachen central train station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Flixtrain
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Maastricht to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 12€
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
15€ - 22€
Nxg
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Herzogenrath to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nationalexpress.de
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 Herzogenrath to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Maastricht to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Railjet
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 Maastricht to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Cologne / Bonn Airport Busterminal to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Karat-S
Bus from Dortmund Central Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Karat-S

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Vienna is 1000 km. It takes approximately 8h 36m to drive from Maastricht to Vienna.

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