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There are 9 ways to get from Venice to Vienna by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Venice  •  4h 11m

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

50€ - 230€

Cheapest option

Bus via Erdberg  •  9h 36m

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

27€ - 46€

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Train, shuttle to Klagenfurt, fly  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Udine
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Udine to Klagenfurt Flughafen
  3. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Vienna (VIE) KLU - VIE

151€ - 433€

Train to Innsbruck, fly  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Innsbruck Hbf
  2. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Vienna (VIE) INN - VIE

121€ - 530€

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Vienna (VIE) BLQ - VIE

55€ - 223€

Train  •  7h 39m

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

100€ - 150€

Bus  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Venice to Vienna Central Station 907

30€ - 40€

Night train  •  10h 50m

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

60€ - 80€

Drive  •  5h 49m

  1. Drive from Venice to Vienna 604.5 km

70€ - 110€

Venice to Vienna by train

The train journey time between Venice and Vienna is around 7h 41m and covers a distance of around 612 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 39m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), the Venice to Vienna train service departs from Venezia S. Lucia and arrives in Wien Hbf. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 41m
Fastest train time:
7h 39m
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
100€
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:56
Last train departs at:
15:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Venice to Vienna train schedules

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Conditions of entry into Austria from Italy

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vienna is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vienna is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vienna is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Austria.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Vienna is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 8h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Venice to Vienna is to fly which takes 4h 11m and costs 50€ - 230€.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice and arriving at Vienna Central Station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 39m.

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The distance between Venice and Vienna is 435 km. The road distance is 604.5 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 7h 39m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Venice to Vienna, including transfers.

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Venice to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Venice station.

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Venice to Vienna 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 Vienna is to fly which takes 4h 11m and costs 50€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 7h 39m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 8h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 435.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Vienna, Austria?

Austrian Airlines and Air Dolomiti fly from Venice to Vienna 5 times a day. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Venezia S. Lucia to Wien Hbf once daily. Tickets cost 100€ - 150€ and the journey takes 7h 39m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Klagenfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 210€
Flights from Innsbruck to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 460€
Flights from Bologna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 300€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Klagenfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 210€
Flights from Bologna to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 1100€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
17€ - 140€
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Udine
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 19€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
17€ - 19€
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
20€ - 22€
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 Udine
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
15€ - 21€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
17€ - 24€
Smart Low Cost
15€ - 21€
Smart Flex
30€ - 45€
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Udine to Klagenfurt Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
30€ - 130€
Private
130€ - 240€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice to Vienna Central Station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Venice to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna Central Station.

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

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

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Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Vienna Airport.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 20 min and costs 8€.

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