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There are 10 ways to get from Vienna to Bavaria by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car, plane or subway

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  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to München Hbf Gl.5-10 Rj

$65 - $100

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station N136 / ...

$23 - $40

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Train via Salzburg Hbf  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Mitte to Salzburg Hbf Wb / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...

$51 - $118

Night train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien Meidling to München Hbf En

$72 - $107

Rideshare  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Munich 254.1 miles

$25

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Munich 254.3 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Nuremberg  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Nuremberg (NUE) VIE - NUE

$65 - $196

Fly to Munich, subway  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Munich (MUC) VIE - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Hauptbahnhof to München Richard-Strauss-Straße

$97 - $349

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf

$119 - $376

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 46 min

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

$103 - $303

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Bavaria is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Bavaria is to fly which costs 55€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at München Hbf Gl.5-10. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Bavaria is 375 km. The road distance is 406.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Bavaria without a car is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs 55€ - 90€.

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The train from Wien Hbf to München Hbf Gl.5-10 takes 4 h 1 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Bavaria is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs 55€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Bavaria.
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  • Distance: 234.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Munich 5 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Munich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Graz
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
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 München Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Mitte to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Meidling to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Hauptbahnhof to München Richard-Strauss-Straße
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Vienna to Bavaria bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Vienna to Bavaria train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at München Hbf Gl.5-10 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Bavaria is 407 km. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Vienna to Bavaria.

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

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Book your Vienna to Bavaria bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Bavaria. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vienna and Bavaria. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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

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