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There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Berlin by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly  •  4h 17m

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

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Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] 060 / ...

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Train  •  7h 43m

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

Rideshare  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Berlin 678.3 km

Drive  •  6h 47m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Berlin 677.7 km

Vienna to Berlin by train

17 Weekly Trains
7h 43m Average Duration
€85 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 quickest way to get from Vienna to Berlin is to fly which costs €50 - €340 and takes 4h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]. Services depart every four 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 twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 43m.

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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 which takes 7h 43m and costs €85 - €220.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m 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 17m and costs €50 - €340. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €85 - €220 and takes 7h 43m, you could also bus, which costs €19 - €40 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 17m

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

Austrian Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Vienna to Berlin Hbf every 4 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Wien Hbf to Berlin Hbf once daily. Tickets cost €150 - €220 and the journey takes 7h 43m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€150 - €220
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
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.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Union Ivkoni
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna Main train station to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
RegioJet
Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Berlin
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€32
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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

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Vienna to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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Vienna to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf 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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easyJet, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Berlin train tickets online with Omio.

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

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There are 663+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at €100 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 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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