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

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Fly Frankfurt to Vienna  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Vienna (VIE) FRA - VIE

$87 - $272

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N61 / ...

$69 - $94

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Fly Frankfurt to Salzburg, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte

$128 - $389

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Vienna  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Vienna (VIE) STR - VIE

$106 - $267

Fly Frankfurt to Graz, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Graz (GRZ) FRA - GRZ
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf

$142 - $349

Train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice

$130 - $200

Bus Eurolines DE  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Vienna

$79 - $110

Drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Mainz to Vienna 467.1 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Mainz to Vienna is to bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 12 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mainz to Vienna is to fly which costs 75€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mainz Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

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The distance between Mainz and Vienna is 621 km. The road distance is 747.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mainz to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 7 h 4 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Mainz to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Mainz to Vienna is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs 75€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 7 h 4 min, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 11 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Mainz to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 388.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Mainz to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mainz to Vienna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $130 - $200 and the journey takes 7 h 4 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Hannover
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Mainz Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Mainz to Vienna is 747 km. It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to drive from Mainz to Vienna.

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

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There are 2110+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mainz to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€ - 17€.

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