There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Arad by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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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Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Arad, Arad 1929 / ...

$28 - $80

Cheapest option

EuroNight  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara Arad Dacia

$20 - $30

6 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Arad D

$85 - $130

Train via Budapest-Keleti  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Arad D

$88 - $136

Bus Mayer & Mayer Reisen  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Arad

$30

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Arad 312.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Budapest  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD

$120 - $315

Fly to Timisoara  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Timisoara (TSR) VIE - TSR

$123 - $301

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Arad is to EuroNight which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 7 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Arad is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Arad, Arad. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Arad. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Arad is 436 km. The road distance is 500.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Arad without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 24€ - 70€.

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The bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Arad, Arad takes 6 h 55 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Vienna to Arad train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Arad is to bus which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 24€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 7 h 51 min, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 270€ and takes 6 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Arad.
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  • Distance: 272.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Arad, Romania?

FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Arad twice daily. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Arad once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 7 h 51 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Timisoara via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Timisoara via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $380
Train operators
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 Wien Hbf to Arad
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Budapest-Keleti to Arad
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara Arad
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cd.cz
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Wien to Arad
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Wien to Arad
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Bus from Vienna to Arad
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro

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