There are 8 ways to get from Nuremberg to Vienna by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car 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 17 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice

$100 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N161 / ...

$29 - $75

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Nurenberg to Linz
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Wien Mitte Wb / ...

$73 - $108

Night train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the night train from Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf Nj

$75 - $120

Rideshare  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Vienna 313.5 miles

$34

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Vienna 312.2 miles

$65 - $95

Fly from Nuremberg  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Vienna (VIE) NUE - VIE

$65 - $195

Train to Munich, fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Vienna (VIE) MUC - VIE

$136 - $402

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Vienna is to rideshare which costs 29€ and takes 6 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Vienna is to fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs 55€ - 170€.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Vienna is 411 km. The road distance is 500 km.

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The train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Wien takes 4 h 17 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Wien. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Nuremberg to Vienna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 17 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Nuremberg to Vienna every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min. Eurolines DE also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
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 Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Nürnberg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 Linz Hbf to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz Hbf to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Nurenberg to Linz
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Nurenberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
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.

Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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