There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Gliwice by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Vienna, Hbf to Brno, dolní nádraží RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Brno to Katowice 414

128 zł - 192 zł

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Bus  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Katowice, Katowice bus station N456 / ...

106 zł - 126 zł

4 alternative options

Bus via Wien  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Katowice

155 zł - 222 zł

Drive  •  3h 45m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Gliwice 363.8 km

160 zł - 240 zł

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Krakow (KRK) VIE - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice, Katowice bus station

263 zł - 1 449 zł

Fly to Katowice  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Katowice (KTW) VIE - KTW

281 zł - 1 736 zł

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Gliwice is to bus which costs 23€ - 29€ and takes 7h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Gliwice is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Gliwice. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Gliwice via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 11m.

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The distance between Vienna and Gliwice is 286 km. The road distance is 363.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Gliwice without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 25m and costs 28€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Vienna to Gliwice, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Gliwice is to bus which takes 7h 11m and costs 23€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 60€ - 390€ and takes 7h 43m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Gliwice.
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  • Distance: 286.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Gliwice, Poland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Katowice, Katowice bus station every 2 hours. Tickets cost 90 zł - 110 zł and the journey takes 5h 30m. Alternatively, Lufthansa, LOT and six other airlines fly from Vienna to Gliwice hourly.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 zł - 1 700 zł
Flights from Vienna to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
350 zł - 1 400 zł
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 300 zł - 2 100 zł
Flights from Vienna to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 300 zł - 2 100 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
370 zł - 1 700 zł
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Katowice via Bergen
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
160 zł - 950 zł
Flights from Vienna to Katowice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150 zł - 900 zł
Train operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Brno, dolní nádraží
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22 zł - 65 zł
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
22 zł - 35 zł
1st Class
40 zł - 65 zł
Bus operators
Trans Tempo
Phone
+420 774 171 442
Email
transtempo@seznam.cz
Website
transtempo.cz
Bus from Brno to Katowice
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70 zł
Schedules at
transtempo.cz
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
90 zł - 110 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków Airport to Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
29 zł - 40 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Gliwice is 364 km. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from Vienna to Gliwice.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 388+ hotels available in Gliwice. Prices start at 500 zł per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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