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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Wien Westbahnhof

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zob to Vienna Erdberg

Train via Salzburg

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Vienna

Drive

  1. Drive from Munich to Vienna

Train to Munich, fly to Vienna

  1. Take the train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Vienna (VIE)

Train, train to Innsbruck, fly to Vienna

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
  3. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Vienna (VIE)

Train to Munich, fly to Graz, train

  1. Take the train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Graz (GRZ)
  3. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Vienna

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Vienna (VIE)

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Vienna is to bus which costs €12 - €27 and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Vienna is to drive which costs €75 - €120 and takes 3h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zob and arriving at Vienna Erdberg. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 and arriving at Wien Westbahnhof. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 6m.

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The distance between Munich and Vienna is 356 km. The road distance is 402.2 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 4h 6m and costs €33 - €38.

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The train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Wien Westbahnhof takes 4h 6m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Munich to Vienna train services, operated by WESTbahn Gmbh, depart from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Vienna is to train which takes 4h 6m and costs €33 - €38. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €12 - €27 and takes 5h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 355.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 6m

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

WESTbahn Gmbh operates a train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Wien Westbahnhof 5 times a day. Tickets cost €33 - €38 and the journey takes 4h 6m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zob to Vienna Erdberg every 4 hours. Tickets cost €20 - €25 and the journey takes 5h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Innsbruck to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Flights from Munich to Graz
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Innsbruck to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Flights from Munich to Graz
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Graz
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €270
Train operators
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€33 - €38
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
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 München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ostbahnhof to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Train from Ostbahnhof to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Railjet
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €28
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€18 - €28
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €23
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€13 - €16
Regional Train Ticket
€12 - €15
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€19 - €23
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zob to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Union Ivkoni
Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Munich to Vienna train services, operated by WESTbahn Gmbh, arrive at Wien Westbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Vienna is 402 km. It takes approximately 3h 54m to drive from Munich to Vienna.

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

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

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