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

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Train to Leipzig, fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Vienna (VIE) LEJ - VIE

$126 - $332

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Bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Magdeburg to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N66

$40 - $70

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Train to Berlin Tegel, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S Charlottenburg Bhf
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Vienna (VIE) TXL - VIE

$95 - $216

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S Ostkreuz Bhf
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Vienna (VIE) SXF - VIE

$81 - $201

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice

$164 - $249

Train  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n. Ec
  3. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Wien Hbf Rj / ...

$92 - $137

Train, bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ic
  2. Take the bus from Dresden to Vienna

$105 - $147

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Magdeburg to Vienna 431.2 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Magdeburg to Vienna is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Magdeburg to Vienna is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Magdeburg and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Magdeburg to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Magdeburg Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf via Halle(Saale)Hbf and Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 32 min.

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The distance between Magdeburg and Vienna is 551 km. The road distance is 689.9 km.

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The best way to get from Magdeburg to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Magdeburg to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Magdeburg to Vienna is to train which takes 8 h 32 min and costs 140€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Magdeburg to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 344.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Magdeburg to Vienna via Halle(Saale)Hbf and Nürnberg Hbf in around 8 h 32 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Magdeburg to Vienna once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
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 Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday
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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $410
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 Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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 Magdeburg Hbf to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S Charlottenburg Bhf
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S Ostkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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
$21 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Magdeburg to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Dresden to Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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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Magdeburg to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Magdeburg to Vienna is 690 km. It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to drive from Magdeburg to Vienna.

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

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