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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Vienna 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 from Paris CDG

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

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Bus via Stephansplatz

  1. Take the bus from Paris Place du Pantheon to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB

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Fly from Paris Orly

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

Train to Beauvais, fly

  1. Take the train from Gare du Nord to Beauvais
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Vienna (VIE)

Train to Brussels, fly

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Vienna Erdberg

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Paris l'Est to Wien Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Vienna

Paris to Vienna by train

The train journey time between Paris and Vienna is around 10h 23m and covers a distance of around 1294 km. This includes an average layover time of around 28 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, TGV inOui, Transdev and others, the Paris to Vienna train service departs from Paris Est and arrives in Wien Hbf. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

13 Weekly Trains
10h 23m Average Duration
€146 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Vienna is to bus via Stephansplatz which costs €40 - €60 and takes 19h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Vienna is to fly which costs €60 - €240 and takes 4h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris and arriving at Vienna Erdberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17h 45m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Wien Hbf. This train operates Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 15h 14m.

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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 23m and costs €140 - €310.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m 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 Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Vienna is to fly which takes 4h 55m and costs €55 - €260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €140 - €310 and takes 10h 23m, you could also bus, which costs €55 - €70 and takes 17h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 1033.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

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

Austrian Airlines, Air France and four other airlines fly from Magenta to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Magenta to Vienna via München Hbf and Salzburg Hbf in around 10h 23m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €550
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €650
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €490
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Flights from Beauvais to Vienna via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €290
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare du Nord to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
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
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €16
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.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 Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Railjet
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 Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€90 - €170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €28
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€18 - €28
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Paris l'Est to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
15h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€100 - €140
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Paris Place du Pantheon to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Union Ivkoni

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Paris to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna Erdberg station.

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

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

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

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Book your Paris to Vienna bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 692+ hotels available in Vienna. 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 34 min and costs €5 - €8.

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