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There are 6 ways to get from Venice to Austria by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Vienna  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Vienna (VIE) VCE - VIE

49€ - 197€

Cheapest option

Bus via Venice Mestre, St. di autobus  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Mestre, St. di autobus to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

23€ - 31€

4 alternative options

Fly to Munich, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Munich (MUC) VCE - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf

94€ - 326€

Train  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Wien Hbf Rj

110€ - 145€

Bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB Venice

27€ - 46€

Drive  •  5h 49m

  1. Drive from Venice to Vienna 604.4 km

75€ - 120€

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Yes, entry into Austria is currently allowed from Italy.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Austria is to bus via Venice Mestre, St. di autobus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 8h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Austria is to fly which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Austria. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Stephansplatz via Südtiroler Pl. - Hbf.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 46m.

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The distance between Venice and Austria is 207 km. The road distance is 604.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Austria without a car is to train which takes 7h 46m and costs 110€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Venice to Austria, including transfers.

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Venice to Austria train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Austria is to fly which takes 4h 14m and costs 45€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 150€ and takes 7h 46m, you could also bus via Venice Mestre, St. di autobus, which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 8h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Venice to Austria train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Austria.
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  • Distance: 207 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Austria?

Austrian Airlines flies from Venice to Favoriten 4 times a day. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Venezia S. Lucia to Wien Hbf 3 times a day. Tickets cost 100€ - 150€ and the journey takes 7h 39m.

Airlines
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Venice to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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 Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Bte
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
bahntouristikexpress.de
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Venice Mestre, St. di autobus to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
RegioJet
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
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Nomago
Economy
23€ - 35€
Premium
27€ - 40€
Family&friends
30€ - 45€

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Austria is 604 km. It takes approximately 5h 49m to drive from Venice to Austria.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Venice Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 1608+ hotels available in Austria. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 8€ - 11€.

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