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There are 12 ways to get from Paris to Austria by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Fly Paris CDG to Graz  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Graz (GRZ) CDG - GRZ

€91 - €303

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Bus, train  •  19h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Prague, Wilsonova RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

€42 - €78

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Fly Paris CDG to Innsbruck  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Innsbruck (INN) CDG - INN

€120 - €302

Fly Paris CDG to Vienna  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Vienna (VIE) CDG - VIE

€60 - €234

Fly Paris CDG to Munich, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Munich (MUC) CDG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf

€81 - €262

Fly Paris CDG to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Ljubljana (LJU) CDG - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Graz Airport

€231 - €503

Fly Paris Orly to Munich, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Munich (MUC) ORY - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf

€127 - €246

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf

€138 - €346

Train  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Tgv
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx

€181 - €253

Bus  •  17h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Vienna Erdberg 1923

€62 - €74

Train, night train  •  16h 16m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys
  2. Take the night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Hbf Nj

€176 - €288

Drive  •  10h 50m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Vienna 1233.5 km

€130 - €200

Paris to Austria by train and subway

The journey time between Paris and Austria is around 18h 34m and covers a distance of around 1293 km. The fastest journey normally takes 16h 56m. Operated by TGV inOui, Railjet and Wiener Linien, the Paris to Austria service departs from Paris l'Est and arrives in Stephansplatz. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
18h 34m
Fastest journey time:
16h 56m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€181
Carbon emissions:
68 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:46
Last service departs at:
17:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Austria train and subway schedules

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International entry into Austria from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Austria, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, South Africa and United Kingdom are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Austria from France

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, South Africa and United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Austria

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Austria is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Austria is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Austria is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Austria.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Austria is to bus and train which costs €40 - €80 and takes 19h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Austria is to fly which costs €60 - €240 and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Austria. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Stephansplatz via Muenchen Hbf and Südtiroler Pl. - Hbf.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 58m.

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The distance between Paris and Austria is 827 km. The road distance is 1233.5 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Austria without a car is to train which takes 10h 58m and costs €180 - €260.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from Paris to Austria, including transfers.

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Paris to Austria train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Austria is to fly which takes 6h 31m and costs €90 - €310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €180 - €260 and takes 10h 58m, you could also bus, which costs €60 - €75 and takes 17h 36m.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Graz Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Paris to Austria train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Austria.
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  • Distance: 826.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Austria?

Lufthansa, Swiss and five other airlines fly from Paris to Graz hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Vienna via Muenchen Hbf, Wien Hbf, and Südtiroler Pl. - Hbf. in around 10h 58m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Flights from Paris CDG to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Flights from Paris CDG to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Flights from Paris CDG to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Paris CDG to Ljubljana via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €370
Flights from Paris CDG to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €370
Flights from Paris Orly to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €340
Flights from Paris CDG to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Flights from Paris CDG to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Graz via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €260
Flights from Paris CDG to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Flights from Paris Orly to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €220
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Graz via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €700
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Paris CDG to Ljubljana via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €380
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €550
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Graz via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Paris CDG to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €450
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Innsbruck via Warsaw Chopin, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €1000
Flights from Paris CDG to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Innsbruck via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Train operators
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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 Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
Railjet
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€23 - €35
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
ZUP Prevozi
Phone
+386 (0) 31 30 41 41
Email
info@zup-prevozi.eu
Website
zup-prevozi.eu
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Graz Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€130 - €160
Schedules at
zup-prevozi.eu
Economy class
€130 - €160
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Paris, Bercy Seine to Prague, Wilsonova
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Austria is 1234 km. It takes approximately 10h 50m to drive from Paris to Austria.

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Air France, Swiss, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Graz Airport.

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There are 167+ hotels available in Austria. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs €5 - €9.

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