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There are 4 ways to get from Munich to Villach by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Villach Hbf En / ...

$23 - $80

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Villach 944

$18 - $35

2 alternative options

Night train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from München Hbf to Villach Hbf En / ...

$24 - $85

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Villach 198.6 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Villach is to bus which costs 16€ - 27€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Villach is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Villach. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Muenchen Ost and arriving at Villach Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Munich and Villach is 241 km. The road distance is 317.7 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Villach without a car is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 20€ - 70€.

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The train from Muenchen Ost to Villach Hbf takes 3 h 59 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Munich to Villach bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Munich to Villach train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Muenchen Ost station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Villach is to train which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 20€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 27€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Villach.
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  • Distance: 150.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Munich to Villach twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 59 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Villach 4 times a week. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
Night train from Muenchen Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $50
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 Gl.5-10 to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.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 Villach
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Munich to Villach train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Villach Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Villach is 318 km. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Munich to Villach.

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There are 1249+ hotels available in Villach. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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