There are 6 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Austria by train, plane, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train to Zurich, fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Vienna (VIE) ZRH - VIE

$90 - $305

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Munich, Munich central bus station 206 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 036 / ...

$34 - $64

4 alternative options

Train to Altenrhein, fly  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Heerbrugg to Rheineck
  2. Fly from Altenrhein (ACH) to Vienna (VIE) ACH - VIE

$162 - $1,019

Train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen(CH) to München Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof Wb

$137 - $214

Bus Eurolines CH  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Vienna

$55 - $101

Drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Vienna 404.2 miles

$80 - $130

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Austria?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Vienna via München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, Wien Westbahnhof, and Westbahnhof in around 8 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sankt Gallen to Vienna via Munich, Munich central bus station, Vienna, Vienna Erdberg, and Erdberg in around 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen(CH) to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Heerbrugg to Rheineck
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Heerbrugg to Rheineck
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from St. Gallen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Mnichov, ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from St. Gallen to Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Austria is 292 km. The road distance is 647 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Austria is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 65 and takes 10 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Austria is to train and fly which takes 4 h 20 min and costs SFr 160 - SFr 1100.

It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Austria, including transfers.