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

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Train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice Eic / ...

$20 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Ostrava, Svinov RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Ostrava-Svinov to Gliwice Dworzec PKP przystanek BUS Leo Express

$14 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus Ecolines  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Katowice

$32 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Gliwice 226.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Krakow, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Krakow (KRK) VIE - KRK
  2. Take the bus from Kraków Airport to Gliwice Dworzec PKP przystanek BUS

$108 - $330

Fly to Katowice  •  7 h 56 min

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

$115 - $397

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Gliwice is to bus which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Gliwice is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Gliwice. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Hbf and arriving at Gliwice Dworzec PKP przystanek BUS via Ostrava-Svinov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Gliwice. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Gliwice via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h.

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The distance between Vienna and Gliwice is 286 km. The road distance is 362.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Gliwice without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs 17€ - 26€.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Vienna to Gliwice, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Gliwice is to train which takes 5 h and costs 17€ - 26€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 18€ and takes 6 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 95€ - 350€ and takes 7 h 56 min.

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  • Distance: 178.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Gliwice 5 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Gliwice via Ostrava, Svinov and Ostrava-Svinov in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Katowice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Vienna to Katowice via Krakow, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Katowice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Katowice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
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 Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Ostrava, Svinov
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
regiojet.com
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Ostrava-Svinov to Gliwice Dworzec PKP przystanek BUS
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $7
Bus from Kraków Airport to Gliwice Dworzec PKP przystanek BUS
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $7

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

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Vienna to Gliwice bus services, operated by LEO Express, arrive at Gliwice Dworzec PKP przystanek BUS station.

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Vienna to Gliwice train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Katowice station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Gliwice is 362 km. It takes approximately 3 h 51 min 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 956+ hotels available in Gliwice. Prices start at $34 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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