There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Białystok by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic / ...

$33 - $49

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Bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Warsaw, Warsaw West 918
  2. Take the bus from Warszawa Zachodni to Białystok

$47 - $76

Bus, train  •  17 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Warszawa
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok Ic / ...

$52 - $76

Drive  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Białystok 550.9 miles

$100 - $150

Fly from Vienna, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Warsaw (WAW) VIE - WAW
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok

$96 - $200

Train to Bratislava, fly, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Warsaw (WAW) BTS - WAW
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok

$100 - $335

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Białystok is to train which costs 27€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Białystok is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 170€ and takes 6 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Białystok. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Białystok via Warszawa Zachodni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Białystok. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Bialystok via Warszawa Centralna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Białystok is 727 km. The road distance is 881.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Białystok without a car is to train which takes 9 h 45 min and costs 27€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from Vienna to Białystok, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Białystok is to train which takes 9 h 45 min and costs 27€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 14 h.

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

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Vienna to Białystok bus services, operated by Zak Express, arrive at Białystok station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Białystok.
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  • Distance: 454.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 45 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Białystok, Poland?

You can take a train from Vienna to Białystok via Warszawa Centralna in around 9 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Białystok via Warsaw, Warsaw West and Warszawa Zachodni in around 14 h.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw via Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $140
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 Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
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 Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Zak Express
Phone
+48 87 733 14 33
Website
zakexpress.pl
Bus from Warszawa Zachodni to Białystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
zakexpress.pl

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