There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Düsseldorf by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) VIE - DUS

$64 - $201

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Bus FlixBus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Düsseldorf N61

$55 - $95

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Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) VIE - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$88 - $242

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Frankfurt (FRA) VIE - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$118 - $323

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$168 - $252

Train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$170 - $250

Bus Eurolines DE  •  15 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Essen

$81 - $114

Drive, train  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Würzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice / ...

$149 - $244

Drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Düsseldorf 584.7 miles

$120 - $180

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Düsseldorf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Düsseldorf is 766 km. The road distance is 935.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 8 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Vienna to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Düsseldorf is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 13 h.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Düsseldorf.
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  • Distance: 478.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and five other airlines fly from Vienna to Düsseldorf hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Düsseldorf via Nürnberg Hbf in around 8 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Vienna to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Graz
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Vienna to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
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 Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hnf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
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 Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Vienna to Essen
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
eurolines.de

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Vienna to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Düsseldorf is 936 km. It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to drive from Vienna to Düsseldorf.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Eurowings offer flights from Vienna Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Düsseldorf bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1037+ hotels available in Düsseldorf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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