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There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Bamberg by train, bus, 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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Train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg Re / ...

89€ - 131€

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Bus  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Erlangen N61 / ...

39€ - 63€

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Stadioncenter to Nuremberg Central Bus Station Haskovo - Nuernberg 05:45 / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg Re / ...

42€ - 50€

Drive  •  5h 6m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Bamberg 345 miles

60€ - 95€

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Nuremberg (NUE) VIE - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg

89€ - 222€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Frankfurt (FRA) VIE - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Bamberg

107€ - 301€

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Bamberg is to bus and train which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 11h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Bamberg is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 230€ and takes 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Bamberg. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Bamberg via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Vienna and Bamberg is 441 km. The road distance is 552 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Bamberg without a car is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs 85€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Vienna to Bamberg, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Bamberg is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs 85€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 8h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Vienna to Bamberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bamberg station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Bamberg.
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  • Distance: 275.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Bamberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Vienna to Bamberg via Nürnberg Hbf in around 5h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Bamberg twice daily. Tickets cost 26€ - 45€ and the journey takes 7h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
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 Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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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 Nürnberg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Erlangen
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Vienna Stadioncenter to Nuremberg Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
26€
Website
Arda Tur

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Bamberg is 552 km. It takes approximately 5h 6m to drive from Vienna to Bamberg.

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

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There are 273+ hotels available in Bamberg. Prices start at 49€ per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 6€ - 11€.

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