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

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Fly  •  4h 6m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Berlin Brandenburg (BER) VIE - BER

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Rideshare  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Berlin 678.3 km

5 alternative options

Train via Nuremberg  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof 8 / ...

Train  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

Bus, shuttle  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Wien Hbf to Praha, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet 32 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Berlin Eurbusways

Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Berlin central bus station 060 / ...

Drive  •  6h 47m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Berlin 677.7 km

Vienna to Berlin by train

68 Weekly Trains
7h 33m Average Duration
€119 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Berlin is to rideshare which costs €32 and takes 8h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Vienna to Berlin is to fly which takes 4h 6m and costs €50 - €240.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Berlin central bus station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Berlin Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 40m.

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The distance between Vienna and Berlin is 524 km. The road distance is 677.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Berlin without a car is to train via Nuremberg which takes 7h 33m and costs €110 - €280.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Vienna to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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Vienna to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Berlin is to fly which takes 4h 6m and costs €50 - €240. Alternatively, you can train via Nuremberg, which costs €110 - €280 and takes 7h 33m, you could also bus, which costs €50 - €75 and takes 9h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 523.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 6m

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

Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa fly from Vienna to Berlin Hbf every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Berlin Hbf via Nürnberg Hbf in around 7h 33m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Wien Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
ÖBB Intercity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
https://www.oebb.at/
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
https://www.oebb.at/
Train from Wien Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€190 - €270
Website
https://www.oebb.at/
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Wien Hbf to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
https://regiojet.com/
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Praha to Berlin
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€50 - €80
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
FlixBus
Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Berlin
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€32
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Vienna to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Berlin is 678 km. It takes approximately 6h 47m to drive from Vienna to Berlin.

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

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Book your Vienna to Berlin bus tickets online with FlixBus and Omio.

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There are 1882+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at €34 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vienna and Berlin. 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 €3 - €25.

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