There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Berlin by plane, train, bus, shuttle, rideshare or car

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Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  3h 56m

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

78€ - 124€

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Train via Prague  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the train from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, hl.n. RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf Ec / ...

26€ - 62€

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Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) VIE - SXF

88€ - 217€

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Leipzig (LEJ) VIE - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Hbf

104€ - 306€

Train  •  7h 43m

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

160€ - 230€

Bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N60 / ...

30€ - 40€

Bus, shuttle  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Wien, VIB Erdberg to Prague, Florenc 705
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Praha to Berlin Eurbusways

74€ - 127€

Rideshare  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Berlin 665.9 km

32€

Drive  •  6h 44m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Berlin 665.3 km

80€ - 120€

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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 75€ - 130€ and takes 3h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Berlin, Berlin central bus station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 55m.

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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 43m.

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The distance between Vienna and Berlin is 524 km. The road distance is 665.3 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 160€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 3h 56m 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 3h 56m and costs 75€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 160€ - 230€ and takes 7h 43m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 8h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 523.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 56m

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

Austrian Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Vienna to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Berlin Hbf 3 times a day. Tickets cost 160€ - 230€ and the journey takes 7h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 340€
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 350€
Flights from Vienna to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 450€
Flights from Vienna to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 480€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 340€
Flights from Vienna to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 450€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 250€
Flights from Vienna to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 350€
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 Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Halle to Berlin, Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Flixtrain
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.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
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 35€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 27€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
16€ - 20€
Business
22€ - 27€
1st Class
23€ - 27€
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Wien, VIB Erdberg to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
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€ - 90€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
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 Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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Vienna to Berlin train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Berlin is 665 km. It takes approximately 6h 44m 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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Book your Vienna to Berlin train tickets online with Omio.

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

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There are 1755+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 87€ 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 line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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