There are 7 ways to get from Ulm to Austria by train, bus, car, plane or ferry

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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Train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof Wb

$85 - $168

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ulm to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N91 / ...

$36 - $61

5 alternative options

Bus Turancar  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Ulm to Wien

$39 - $57

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Ulm to Vienna 340.9 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Vienna  •  6 h 14 min

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

$77 - $245

Train to Munich, fly to Graz  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Graz (GRZ) MUC - GRZ

$150 - $511

Train, ferry to Altenrhein, fly to Vienna  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
  2. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
  3. Fly from Altenrhein (ACH) to Vienna (VIE) ACH - VIE

$205 - $1,074

Questions & Answers

The distance between Ulm and Austria is 274 km. The road distance is 545.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ulm to Austria without a car is to train which takes 7 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Ulm to Austria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ulm to Austria is to train which takes 7 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ulm to Austria is 545 km. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to drive from Ulm to Austria.

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 1359+ hotels available in Austria. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ulm to Austria.
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  • Distance: 171.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between Ulm, Germany and Austria?

You can take a train from Ulm to Vienna via München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, Wien Westbahnhof, and Westbahnhof in around 7 h 15 min. Alternatively, Turancar operates a bus from Ulm to Vienna once a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Munich to Graz
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Munich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Munich to Graz
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
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 Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
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 Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
vvs.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ulm to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de

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