There are 7 ways to get from Munich to Austria by train, bus, rideshare, car, subway or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof Wb / ...

$57 - $117

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Rideshare  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Vienna 254 miles

$23 - $40

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N236 / ...

$27 - $42

Bus Turancar  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich to Wien

$31 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Vienna 253.7 miles

$50 - $80

Subway, fly to Graz, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Graz (GRZ) MUC - GRZ
  3. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Graz Ostbahnhof-Messe

$119 - $463

Subway, fly to Vienna  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Vienna (VIE) MUC - VIE

$98 - $348

Questions & Answers

The distance between Munich and Austria is 160 km. The road distance is 405.9 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Austria without a car is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Munich to Austria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Munich to Austria is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Graz Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Austria is 406 km. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Munich to Austria.

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Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Graz Airport.

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There are 1359+ hotels available in Austria. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Munich and Austria. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Austria.
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  • Distance: 100.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 56 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Austria?

You can take a train from Munich to Vienna via Salzburg Hbf, Wien Westbahnhof, and Westbahnhof in around 4 h 56 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Vienna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Graz
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Munich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Graz
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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 München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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 Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Graz Ostbahnhof-Messe
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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