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

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Train  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara Fb / ...

$87 - $151

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Bus RegioJet  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Ferrara Cortina Express Flybus / ...

$27 - $46

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Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Venice, Venice Mestre 907 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Ferrara Cortina Express Flybus / ...

$44 - $83

Night train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Ferrara Nj 1237 / ...

$50 - $110

Drive  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Ferrara 443.6 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Bologna, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bologna (BLQ) VIE - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ferrara

$108 - $390

Fly to Venice, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Venice (VCE) VIE - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara

$126 - $435

Fly to Florence, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Florence (FLR) VIE - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Ferrara Station

$125 - $421

Fly to Verona, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Verona (VRN) VIE - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
  3. Take the train from Padova to Ferrara

$180 - $868

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Ferrara is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 9 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Ferrara is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 340€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Ferrara. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Hbf and arriving at Ferrara via Venezia Mestre Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Wien Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Ferrara. This train operates Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Ferrara is 522 km. The road distance is 709.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Ferrara without a car is to train which takes 9 h 22 min and costs 70€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 22 min to get from Vienna to Ferrara, including transfers.

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Vienna to Ferrara bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna, Hbf station.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Ferrara is to train which takes 9 h 22 min and costs 70€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 9 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Ferrara.
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  • Distance: 326.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 22 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Ferrara, Italy?

You can take a train from Vienna to Ferrara via Venezia Mestre in around 9 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Ferrara via Venice Mestre, St. di autobus and Venezia Mestre Station in around 9 h 41 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Flights from Vienna to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $330
Flights from Vienna to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Vienna to Verona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Verona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Verona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Verona via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Wien HBF to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Padova to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Ferrara Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Ferrara Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Ferrara Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Padova Station to Ferrara Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
italotreno.it
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Wien HBF to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$90 - $110
Train from Bologna C.Le to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $10
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Venice, Venice Mestre to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Mestre
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Vienna to Ferrara bus services, operated by Cortina Express, arrive at Ferrara station.

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Vienna to Ferrara train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Ferrara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Ferrara is 710 km. It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to drive from Vienna to Ferrara.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 273+ hotels available in Ferrara. Prices start at $49 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 11€.

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