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

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Train via Unzmarkt  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Unzmarkt Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Unzmarkt to Launsdorf-Hochosterwitz Rex

$46 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Klagenfurt 162

$26 - $43

4 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Meidling to St.Veit/Glan Ec

$57 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Hochosterwitz Castle 177.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Klagenfurt  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU

$95 - $325

Fly to Ljubljana, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Launsdorf-Hochosterwitz

$117 - $476

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Hochosterwitz Castle is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Hochosterwitz Castle is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 3 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Hochosterwitz Castle. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Launsdorf-Hochosterwitz via Unzmarkt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Hochosterwitz Castle is 217 km. The road distance is 284.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Hochosterwitz Castle without a car is to train which takes 5 h 17 min and costs 35€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Vienna to Hochosterwitz Castle, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Hochosterwitz Castle is to train which takes 5 h 17 min and costs 35€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 53 min, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 4 h.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Hochosterwitz Castle.
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  • Distance: 135.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Hochosterwitz Castle, Austria?

You can take a train from Vienna to Hochosterwitz Castle via Unzmarkt and Launsdorf-Hochosterwitz in around 5 h 17 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Hochosterwitz Castle twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
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 Hbf to Unzmarkt
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Unzmarkt to Launsdorf-Hochosterwitz
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Launsdorf-Hochosterwitz
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Wien HBF to Unzmarkt
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Wien Meidling to St.Veit/Glan
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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