There are 10 ways to get from Vienna to Canton of St. Gallen by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Zurich, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zurich (ZRH) VIE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

$89 - $306

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station N136 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Mnichov, ZOB to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse Rj / ...

$34 - $65

8 alternative options

Fly to Altenrhein, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Altenrhein (ACH) VIE - ACH
  2. Take the train from Rorschach to Heerbrugg

$162 - $1,037

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Basel (BSL) VIE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

$141 - $407

Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Innsbruck (INN) VIE - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Feldkirch

$153 - $432

Fly to Stuttgart, bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Stuttgart (STR) VIE - STR
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Winterthur

Train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Feldkirch Rj
  2. Take the train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen 87-Y / ...

$104 - $196

Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Sankt Gallen

$50 - $85

Night train  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bregenz Nj

$109 - $175

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Sankt Gallen 404.7 miles

$80 - $130

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Vienna to Sankt Gallen via Feldkirch and Buchs SG in around 8 h 30 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Vienna to Sankt Gallen once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Vienna to Altenrhein
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Rorschach to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Rorschach to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Train from Buchs SG to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Rorschach to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Wien to Sankt Gallen
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Night bus from Mnichov, ZOB to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vienna and Canton of St. Gallen is 539 km. The road distance is 648 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Canton of St. Gallen is to bus and night bus which costs 28€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Vienna to Canton of St. Gallen is to fly and train which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 130€ - 900€.

No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Canton of St. Gallen. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at St. Gallen via Feldkirch and Buchs SG. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Sankt Gallen. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Vienna to Canton of St. Gallen, including transfers.