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There are 11 ways to get from Vienna to France by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Nice  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Nice (NCE) VIE - NCE

$77 - $277

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Bus FlixBus  •  18h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Paris, Paris N91

$76 - $122

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Fly to Lyon  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Lyon (LYS) VIE - LYS

$92 - $273

Fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Paris CDG (CDG) VIE - CDG

$80 - $235

Fly to Paris Orly  •  5h

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Paris Orly (ORY) VIE - ORY

$91 - $307

Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Luxembourg (LUX) VIE - LUX
  2. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to St Avold

$97 - $350

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Stuttgart (STR) VIE - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg

$100 - $264

Train  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...

$227 - $339

Train via Salzburg Hbf  •  12h 4m

  1. Take the train from Wien Mitte to Salzburg Hbf Wb
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Paris Est Tgv

$203 - $299

Bus Eurolines FR  •  23h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Paris Gallieni

$136 - $224

Drive  •  11h 11m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Paris 773.9 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to France is to fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 5h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to France is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to France. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 24m.

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The distance between Vienna and France is 1103 km. The road distance is 1238.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to France without a car is to train which takes 10h 50m and costs 190€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Vienna to France, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to France is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs 65€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 300€ and takes 10h 50m, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 18h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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Map of how to get from Vienna to France.
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  • Distance: 689.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and France?

Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and four other airlines fly from Vienna to Nice every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Paris via Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Est, and Gare de l'Est - Verdun in around 10h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Nice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,800
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Metz Ville to St Avold
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from München Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Mitte to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bratislava to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
20h 8m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to France is 1238 km. It takes approximately 11h 11m to drive from Vienna to France.

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Eurowings, Wizz Air, Hop! and three other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in France. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 11€.

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