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There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Lech by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Langen Am Arlberg Rjx / ...

100€ - 150€

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße N882
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Landeck-Zams Re / ...

41€ - 57€

6 alternative options

Night train, train  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Rosenheim En
  2. Take the train from Rosenheim to Langen Am Arlberg Rj

49€ - 72€

Drive  •  5h 59m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Lech 592.8 km

55€ - 85€

Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Innsbruck (INN) VIE - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Langen Am Arlberg

97€ - 344€

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Langen Am Arlberg

108€ - 385€

Fly to Altenrhein, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Altenrhein (ACH) VIE - ACH
  2. Take the train from Bregenz to Langen Am Arlberg

289€ - 402€

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zurich (ZRH) VIE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to St. Anton Am Arlberg

118€ - 319€

Vienna → Lech
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Lech is to bus and train which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 10h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Lech is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 350€ and takes 5h 28m.

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The distance between Vienna and Lech is 479 km. The road distance is 592.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Lech without a car is to train which takes 6h 11m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Vienna to Lech, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Innsbruck Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Lech is 593 km. It takes approximately 5h 59m to drive from Vienna to Lech.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Innsbruck Airport.

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There are 2369+ hotels available in Lech. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Lech.
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  • Distance: 479.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 11m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Lech, Austria?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Langen Am Arlberg every 4 hours. Tickets cost 100€ - 150€ and the journey takes 5h 32m. Hungarian Railways (MÁV) also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 370€
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 750€
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Vienna to Altenrhein
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 330€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Train operators
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 Langen Am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Landeck-Zams
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Langen Am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Langen Am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Bregenz to Langen Am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to Langen Am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
29€ - 35€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Landeck-Zams
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Night train from Wien Hbf to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Langen Am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Langen Am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Landeck-Zams
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
14€ - 22€
Website
Railjet
Train from Rosenheim to Langen Am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Railjet
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Langen Am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
19€ - 29€
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bregenz to Langen Am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Zuerich Hb to St. Anton Am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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