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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Vienna by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Paris CDG  •  5h 9m

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

78€ - 240€

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  18h 57m

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

39€ - 75€

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Vienna (VIE) ORY - VIE

79€ - 334€

Train to Brussels, fly  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Vienna (VIE) BRU - VIE

149€ - 337€

Train  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx

178€ - 250€

Bus  •  17h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Vienna Erdberg 1923

55€ - 75€

Drive  •  10h 50m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Vienna 1233.5 km

130€ - 200€

Paris to Vienna by train

The train journey time between Paris and Vienna is around 18h 44m and covers a distance of around 1290 km. The fastest train normally takes 18h 44m. Operated by TGV inOui and Railjet, the Paris to Vienna train service departs from Paris l'Est and arrives in Wien Hbf. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Vienna train 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), Vatican, Andorra, San Marino, Cyprus, Monaco, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and Singapore

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India and South Africa 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 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 France
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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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 doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Finland, Iceland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Austria

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Considerations leaving from France

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 1 metre
  • 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 Vienna is 800 555 621.

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

The social distance requirement in Vienna is 1 metre.

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.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Vienna is to bus and train which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 18h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Vienna is to fly which costs 75€ - 240€ and takes 5h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris and arriving at Vienna Erdberg. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 17h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Wien Hbf via Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 51m.

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The distance between Paris and Vienna is 1033 km. The road distance is 1233.5 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 10h 51m and costs 170€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 5h 9m to get from Paris to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Vienna is to fly which takes 5h 9m and costs 75€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170€ - 250€ and takes 10h 51m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 17h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 1033.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 9m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Vienna, Austria?

Austrian Airlines, Air France and six other airlines fly from Paris to Vienna every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Vienna via Muenchen Hbf in around 10h 51m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 430€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 400€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 2900€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
160€ - 430€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 900€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 440€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 440€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 2900€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 390€
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 280€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 330€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 650€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
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 Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
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 Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
Railjet
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€
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 to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once 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€ -