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

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Train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Wien Mitte to Salzburg Hbf Wb / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See Rex

$46 - $108

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Train via Kaprun Kesselfall  •  11h 32m

  1. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Salzburg, Salzburg K485
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See Rex

$68 - $98

Bus  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Klagenfurt 162
  2. Take the bus from Spittal/Drau Hauptschule to Heiligenblut Seilbahn Talstation 5108

$260 - $327

Night train  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Zell am See R

$84 - $128

Drive  •  5h 46m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Großglockner 277.7 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See

$114 - $365

Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Innsbruck (INN) VIE - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wörgl Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Zell am See

$148 - $417

Fly to Klagenfurt, train  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Bad Gastein

$126 - $370

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle, train  •  8h 37m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Villach
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bad Gastein

$179 - $441

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Großglockner is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Großglockner is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 5h 46m.

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The distance between Vienna and Großglockner is 303 km. The road distance is 444.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Großglockner without a car is to bus which takes 11h 16m and costs 220€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m to get from Vienna to Großglockner, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Großglockner is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs 35€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 220€ - 290€ and takes 11h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Großglockner is 444 km. It takes approximately 5h 46m to drive from Vienna to Großglockner.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 861+ hotels available in Großglockner. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Großglockner.
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  • Distance: 189.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 53m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Großglockner, Kärnten, Austria?

You can take a train from Vienna to Großglockner via Salzburg Hbf and Zell am See in around 6h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Großglockner via Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt Hbf, Villach Hbf, Villach Hbf, Spittal/Drau Hauptschule, and Heiligenblut Seilbahn Talstation in around 11h 16m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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 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 Zell am See
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Bad Gastein
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Bad Gastein
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
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
Train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
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.

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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 Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Touristik Kärnten Transfer
Phone
+43 660 9030012
Email
office@touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Website
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Villach
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at

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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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