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

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Fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) VIE - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aulnay-sous-Bois to Crépy-en-Valois
  3. Take the train from Crepy En Valois to Laon

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Bus  •  19h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Reims Central Train Station Union Ivkoni - Unibus 2876 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Reims to Laon Autocar

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Fly to Luxembourg, train  •  9h 46m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Luxembourg (LUX) VIE - LUX
  2. Take the train from Thionville to Champagne-Ardenne
  3. Take the train from Reims to Laon

Fly to Brussels, train  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Brussels (BRU) VIE - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Laon

Fly to Beauvais, bus, train  •  9h 8m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Beauvais (BVA) VIE - BVA
  2. Take the bus from Tille - Aéroport to Amiens - Gare Routière
  3. Take the train from Amiens to Laon

Train  •  14h 26m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof 62 / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Paris Nord 83
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Laon Ter

Bus, train  •  19h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV N91 / ...
  2. Take the train from Reims to Laon Ter

Night train, train  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Paris l'Est Nj
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Laon Ter

Drive  •  10h 11m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Laon 1160.2 km

Vienna to Laon by train

The train journey time between Vienna and Laon is around 14h 26m and covers a distance of around 1435 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 37m. Operated by Railjet, Österreichische Bundesbahnen, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) and others, the Vienna to Laon train service departs from Wien Hbf and arrives in Laon. Typically three trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

3 Weekly Trains
14h 26m Average Duration
€178 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Laon is to bus which costs €45 - €70 and takes 19h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Laon is to fly and train which costs €75 - €290 and takes 7h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna station to Laon. However, there are services departing from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB and arriving at Laon via Reims. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Laon. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Laon via Salzburg Hbf, Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 26m.

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The distance between Vienna and Laon is 943 km. The road distance is 1160.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Laon without a car is to train which takes 14h 26m and costs €170 - €290.

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It takes approximately 7h 41m to get from Vienna to Laon, including transfers.

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Vienna to Laon bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB.

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Vienna to Laon train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Laon is to train which takes 14h 26m and costs €170 - €290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €70 and takes 19h 59m.

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  • Distance: 942.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 41m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Laon, France?

You can take a train from Vienna to Laon via Salzburg Hbf, Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof, and Paris Nord in around 14h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Laon via Reims Central Train Station and Reims in around 19h 59m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €450
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €450
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €430
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1000
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Flights from Vienna to Brussels via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Flights from Vienna to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €210
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €440
Flights from Vienna to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €750
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €290
Train operators
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Aulnay-sous-Bois to Crépy-en-Valois
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Transilien
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Crepy En Valois to Laon
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €27
Train from Reims to Laon
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €22
Train from Paris Nord to Laon
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€17 - €26
Rail 1st Class
€26 - €40
Train from Amiens to Laon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Thionville to Champagne-Ardenne
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €55
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Reims to Laon
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Railjet
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
ÖBB Intercity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
ÖBB Intercity
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
ÖBB Intercity
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB EuroCity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
ÖBB EuroCity
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
13h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Oise - Réseau de l'Oise
Phone
09 70 15 01 50
Email
contact@oise-mobilite.fr
Website
oise-mobilite.fr
Bus from Tille - Aéroport to Amiens - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Oise - Réseau de l'Oise
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Reims Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Union Ivkoni
SNCF Bus
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Bus from Reims to Laon
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
SNCF Bus

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Vienna to Laon bus services, operated by SNCF Bus, arrive at Laon station.

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Vienna to Laon train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Laon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Laon is 1160 km. It takes approximately 10h 11m to drive from Vienna to Laon.

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Swiss, British Airways, LOT and three other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Laon. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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