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

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Fly  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) VIE - TXL

$60 - $167

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Berlin 420.3 miles

$37

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice

$173 - $262

Train via Praha hl.n.  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ec

$67 - $112

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz 060 / ...

$40 - $66

Bus Arda Tur  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Stadioncenter to Berlin Central Bus Station Varna - Berlin

$37 - $39

Drive  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Berlin 419.8 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 32€ and takes 8 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Berlin is to fly which costs 50€ - 150€ and takes 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Berlin, Littenstr. via S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief) via Nürnberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 6 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Berlin is 524 km. The road distance is 671.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 8 h 6 min and costs 150€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Vienna to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Berlin is to fly which takes 3 h 56 min and costs 50€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 230€ and takes 8 h 6 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 42 min.

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  • Distance: 327.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

Austrian Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Vienna to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Berlin via Nürnberg Hbf in around 8 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
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
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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 Nürnberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n.
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
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 Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Vienna Stadioncenter to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Website
Arda Tur
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 Berlin
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Vienna to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Berlin is 672 km. It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to drive from Vienna to Berlin.

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Lufthansa, easyJet and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1429+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $54 USD 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 11€.

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