There are 6 ways to get from Saarbrücken to Vienna by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Vienna (VIE) SCN - VIE

$237 - $903

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Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 036 / ...

$52 - $84

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Train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice

$165 - $256

Train via Salzburg Hbf  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte Wb / ...

$161 - $241

Bus Turancar  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Wien

$55 - $90

Drive  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Vienna 529.9 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Vienna is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Vienna is to fly which costs 200€ - 800€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Saarbrücken and arriving at Wien. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Saarbrücken to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Saarbrücken Hbf and arriving at Wien Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 23 min.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Vienna is 696 km. The road distance is 847.9 km.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 9 h 23 min and costs 140€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Saarbrücken to Vienna, including transfers.

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Saarbrücken to Vienna bus services, operated by Turancar, depart from Saarbrücken station.

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Saarbrücken to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Saarbrücken Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Vienna is to fly which takes 4 h 2 min and costs 200€ - 800€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 220€ and takes 9 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 434.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

Eurowings, BMI Regional and six other airlines fly from Saarbrücken to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saarbrücken to Vienna via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Saarbrucken to Vienna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Saarbrucken to Vienna via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Saarbrucken to Vienna via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Saarbrucken to Vienna via Luxembourg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Vienna via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Vienna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
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 Saarbrücken Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
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 Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Saarbrucken Airport to Vienna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Saarbrücken to Vienna bus services, operated by Turancar, arrive at Wien station.

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Saarbrücken to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saarbrücken to Vienna is 848 km. It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to drive from Saarbrücken to Vienna.

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Eurowings, BMI Regional, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Saarbrucken Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2051+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Saarbrucken Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs 28€ - 35€.

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