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There are 11 ways to get from Ulm Hbf to Vienna by train, bus, car, plane or ferry

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Train via Munich

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ulm Fernbus-Halt to Vienna Erdberg

Train

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Ulm Long Distance Bus Station to Linz Wissensturm
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Ulm Hbf to Vienna

Train to Stuttgart, fly

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Vienna (VIE)

Train, train to Munich, fly

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen München
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Vienna (VIE)

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Donauwoerth
  2. Take the train from Donauwörth to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Vienna (VIE)

Train, train to Innsbruck, fly

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Kufstein
  3. Take the train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
  4. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Vienna (VIE)

Train, ferry, train to Zurich, fly

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
  2. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
  3. Take the train from Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
  4. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Vienna (VIE)

Train to Altenrhein, fly

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Lindau-Reutin
  2. Fly from Altenrhein (ACH) to Vienna (VIE)

Ulm Hbf to Vienna by train

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6h 4m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Ulm Hbf to Vienna is to bus which costs €18 - €26 and takes 9h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Ulm Hbf to Vienna is to drive which costs €65 - €100 and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ulm Hbf to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Ulm Steinerne Brücke and arriving at Vienna Erdberg via Ulm Fernbus-Halt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ulm Hbf to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Ulm Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Wien Hbf via München Hbf and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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It is 473 km from Ulm Hbf to Vienna. It is approximately 542.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Ulm Hbf to Vienna without a car is to train via Munich which takes 6h 4m and costs €45 - €170.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Ulm Hbf to Vienna, including transfers.

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Ulm Hbf to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ulm Fernbus-Halt station.

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Ulm Hbf to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Ulm Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Ulm Hbf to Vienna is to train via Munich which takes 6h 4m and costs €45 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €26 and takes 9h 34m.

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  • Distance: 473 km
  • Duration: 6h 4m

What companies run services between Ulm Hbf, Germany and Vienna, Austria?

You can take a train from Ulm Hbf to Vienna via München Hbf and Salzburg Hbf in around 6h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ulm Fernbus-Halt to Vienna Erdberg 3 times a day. Tickets cost €26 - €35 and the journey takes 8h 10m. Union Ivkoni also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €420
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Munich to Vienna via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Innsbruck to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Flights from Munich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €430
Flights from Munich to Vienna via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Nuremberg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Innsbruck to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €500
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €1200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €350
Train operators
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 Ulm Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Donauwörth to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Donauwörth to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
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
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
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
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €19
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
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
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
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €23
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)
Train from Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €50
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
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
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
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Lindau-Reutin
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Go Ahead BW
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
agilis.de
Nebenbahn Vaihingen-Enzweihingen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ulm Long Distance Bus Station to Linz Wissensturm
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Union Ivkoni
Bus from Ulm Long Distance Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Union Ivkoni
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ulm Fernbus-Halt to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €35
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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Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
BSB Ferries
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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

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