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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Mannheim Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Karlsruhe central train station

Bus via Graben-Neudorf Bahnhof

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Vienna to Germersheim

Fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Germersheim

Fly to Stuttgart, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Stuttgart (STR)
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Germersheim

Fly to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  2. Take the train from Siegburg Bf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Austria → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Austria

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Austria
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
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  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Germersheim is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Germersheim is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Germersheim is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Germany.

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Last updated: 15 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Germersheim is to bus which costs €35 - €55 and takes 12h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Germersheim is to fly and train which costs €40 - €230 and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Germersheim. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Germersheim via Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 11m.

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The distance between Vienna and Germersheim is 598 km. The road distance is 728.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Germersheim without a car is to train which takes 8h 11m and costs €45 - €60.

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It takes approximately 8h 11m to get from Vienna to Germersheim, including transfers.

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Vienna to Germersheim train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Germersheim is to train which takes 8h 11m and costs €45 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus via Graben-Neudorf Bahnhof, which costs and takes 11h 51m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Vienna to Germersheim train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Germersheim.
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  • Distance: 598 km
  • Duration: 8h 11m

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

Hungarian Railways (MÁV) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Mannheim Hbf twice a week. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 7h 17m. Alternatively, FlixBus-de operates a bus from Vienna Erdberg to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd 4 times a week, and the journey takes 10h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €490
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €500
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €340
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €220
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg Bf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €30
1st Class
€35 - €50
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Germersheim
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Germersheim
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Süwex
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Abellio
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€80 - €110
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Karlsruhe central train station
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Germersheim is 729 km. It takes approximately 6h 22m to drive from Vienna to Germersheim.

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Swiss, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Germersheim. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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