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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Arad by bus, train, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus FlixBus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Arad, Arad N959

$28 - $80

Cheapest option

EuroNight  •  7h 51m

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

$19 - $29

5 alternative options

Train  •  8h 1m

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

$63 - $92

Bus Mayer & Mayer Reisen  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Arad

$30

Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Arad 312.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Budapest, shuttle  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Budapest (BUD) VIE - BUD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Arad

$120 - $315

Fly to Timisoara, train  •  9h 1m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Timisoara (TSR) VIE - TSR
  2. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Arad

$112 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Arad is to EuroNight which costs 16€ - 25€ and takes 7h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Arad is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4h 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Arad, Arad. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 45m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Wien Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Gara Arad. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 51m.

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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 6h 45m and costs 24€ - 70€.

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The bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Arad, Arad takes 6h 45m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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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 Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Wien Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Arad is to bus which takes 6h 45m and costs 24€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 8h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Arad.
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  • Distance: 272.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 45m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Arad 4 times a week. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 6h 45m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Arad via Budapest-Keleti in around 8h 1m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Timisoara via Graz, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Timisoara via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Timisoara via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Vienna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
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 Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Arad
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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
7h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
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
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
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
9h 33m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Wien to Arad
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
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
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Arad
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Vienna to Arad bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Arad, Arad station.

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Arad is 1h ahead of Vienna. It is currently 7:53 AM in Vienna and 8:53 AM in Arad.

Vienna to Arad train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), arrive at Gara Arad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Arad is 500 km. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from Vienna to Arad.

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Air Algérie and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Arad train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Vienna to Arad bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Arad. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 11€.

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