There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Austria by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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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Fly Paris CDG to Salzburg  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Salzburg (SZG) CDG - SZG

87€ - 313€

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Bus  •  17h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 1923 / ...

57€ - 78€

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Fly Paris CDG to Vienna  •  5h 4m

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

62€ - 222€

Fly Paris CDG to Ljubljana  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Ljubljana (LJU) CDG - LJU

110€ - 350€

Fly Paris CDG to Munich, train  •  6h 50m

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

86€ - 316€

Fly Paris Orly to Munich, train  •  6h 41m

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

103€ - 449€

Train  •  11h 5m

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

182€ - 255€

Bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine  •  19h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N236 / ...

62€ - 73€

Train, night train  •  16h 51m

  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  •  11h 9m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Vienna 1235 km

140€ - 220€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Austria

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Austria. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Austria.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Austria from 5/15/2020.

Source Type: Media | Last updated: 5/16/2020

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Austria from 4/13/2020.

Source Type: Media | Last updated: 4/14/2020

International flights leaving France are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Austria is to bus via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine which costs 60€ - 75€ and takes 19h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Austria is to fly which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 5h 4m.

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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 11h 5m.

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The distance between Paris and Austria is 827 km. The road distance is 1235 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Austria without a car is to train which takes 11h 5m and costs 180€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m 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 5m and costs 85€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 260€ and takes 11h 5m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 17h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m 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 5m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Austria?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Paris to Salzburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Vienna via Muenchen Hbf, Wien Hbf, and Südtiroler Pl. - Hbf. in around 11h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 1200€
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 800€
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 500€
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 500€
Flights from Paris CDG to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 600€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 350€
Flights from Paris Orly to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 150€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Flights from Paris CDG to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 360€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 1100€
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 800€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 500€
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 270€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 1200€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 1200€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Train operators
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
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
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
meridian-bob-brb.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
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 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
Railjet
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 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
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
14h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Nightjet
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Wien, VIB Erdberg
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Eurolines FR

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Austria is 1235 km. It takes approximately 11h 9m to drive from Paris to Austria.

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Finnair, Turkish Airlines, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1132+ hotels available in Austria. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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