There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 47 min

  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 Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb / ...

$76 - $155

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Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station N36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 040 / ...

$28 - $47

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Train Flixtrain  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Salzburg, Salzburg
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb / ...

$78 - $117

Drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 299.9 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Munich, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Munich (MUC) VIE - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

$122 - $386

Fly to Innsbruck, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Innsbruck (INN) VIE - INN
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

$116 - $367

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  3. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen

$144 - $413

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. However, there are services departing from Wien Mitte and arriving at Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Salzburg Hbf and München Hbf Gl.27-36. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 47 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Garmisch-Partenkirchen is 402 km. The road distance is 479.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen without a car is to train which takes 6 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, including transfers.

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Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Mitte station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is to train which takes 6 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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  • Distance: 251 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany?

You can take a train from Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Salzburg Hbf, München Hbf, and München Hbf Gl.27-36 in around 6 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 8 h 20 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Mitte to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
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
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
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Train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is 480 km. It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to drive from Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

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Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Vienna Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Garmisch-Partenkirchen bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1308+ hotels available in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Prices start at $67 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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