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

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Train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Unzmarkt Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Unzmarkt to Madling R

$144 - $205

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Bus, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Klagenfurt 162
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee Rex / ...

$101 - $135

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Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Krems 201.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Klagenfurt, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Spittal-Millstättersee

$172 - $420

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee

$180 - $443

Fly to Ljubljana, train, taxi  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee
  3. Take a taxi from Spittal-Millstättersee to Krems

$228 - $494

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Krems is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Krems is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Krems is 248 km. The road distance is 322.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Krems without a car is to train which takes 5 h 48 min and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Vienna to Krems, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Klagenfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Krems is 323 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Vienna to Krems.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Klagenfurt Airport.

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The nearest airport to Krems is Klagenfurt (KLU) Airport which is 63.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Ljubljana (LJU) (102.8 km), Salzburg (SZG) (103.9 km), Venice Treviso (TSF) (181.9 km) and Venice (VCE) (190 km).

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There are 1119+ hotels available in Krems. Prices start at $59 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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Map of how to get from Vienna to Krems.
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  • Distance: 155 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Krems via Unzmarkt and Madling in around 5 h 48 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 Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 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)
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 Madling
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Spittal-Millstättersee
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
FlixBus
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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
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Spittal-Millstättersee to Krems
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Taxi Spittal
Phone
+43 4762 5580
Website
taxi-spittal.com

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