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There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Lake Garda by train, bus, car, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Trento Ec
  3. Take the train from Trento to Borghetto Reg / ...

$214 - $301

Cheapest option

Bus, drive, car ferry  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station N91 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Affi
  3. Drive from Affi to Torri
  4. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno 2 / ...

$62 - $100

4 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Lake Garda 490.2 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Bologna, train, car ferry  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bologna (BLQ) VIE - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$124 - $412

Fly to Innsbruck, bus, train, car ferry  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Innsbruck (INN) VIE - INN
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck Airport to Chiusa
  3. Take the train from Chiusa to Domegliara
  4. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$174 - $465

Fly to Venice, train, car ferry  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Venice (VCE) VIE - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Peschiera Del Garda
  3. Take the car ferry from Torri to Maderno

$139 - $418

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Lake Garda is to bus and drive and car ferry which costs 50€ - 90€ and takes 12 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Lake Garda is to drive which costs 100€ - 150€ and takes 7 h 36 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Lake Garda is 516 km. The road distance is 784.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Lake Garda without a car is to train which takes 10 h 11 min and costs 180€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 11 min to get from Vienna to Lake Garda, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Lake Garda is 784 km. It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to drive from Vienna to Lake Garda.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 3704+ hotels available in Lake Garda. Prices start at $69 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 Lake Garda.
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  • Distance: 322.5 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 11 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Lake Garda, Italy?

You can take a train from Vienna to Lake Garda via Innsbruck Hbf, Trento, and Borghetto in around 10 h 11 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Flights from Vienna to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
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 Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Trento
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia

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 Trento to Borghetto
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Train from Chiusa to Domegliara
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $25
Trentino trasporti esercizio S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0461 821000
Email
info@ttesercizio.it
Website
ttesercizio.it
Train from Trento-Stazione Fs to Borghetto-Trenitalia
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ttesercizio.it
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Peschiera
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Venezia Mestre to Peschiera Del Garda
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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.

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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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Ferry operators

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