There are 10 ways to get from Vienna to Lech by train, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Langen am Arlberg Rj

$115 - $169

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 036 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Oberstdorf 186

$47 - $77

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Train via Salzburg  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Salzburg
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Langen am Arlberg Rj

$117 - $175

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Lech 375.4 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  6 h 5 min

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

$166 - $435

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  7 h 1 min

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

$163 - $433

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zurich (ZRH) VIE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Feldkirch
  3. Take the train from Feldkirch to Langen am Arlberg

$156 - $404

Fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Munich (MUC) VIE - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein
  3. Take the train from Kufstein to St. Anton am Arlberg

$191 - $486

Fly to Altenrhein, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Altenrhein (ACH) VIE - ACH
  2. Take the train from Rorschach to Buchs SG
  3. Take the train from Feldkirch to Langen am Arlberg

$220 - $1,122

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Stuttgart (STR) VIE - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Langen am Arlberg

$153 - $333

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Lech is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Lech is to train which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Lech is 479 km. The road distance is 600.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Lech without a car is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs 95€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Vienna to Lech, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Lech is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs 95€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 40 min.

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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 601 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min 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 2047+ hotels available in Lech. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Lech.
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  • Distance: 299.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Lech every 2 hours. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Lech via Munich, Munich central bus station and Oberstdorf in around 11 h 40 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Vienna to Altenrhein
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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 Langen am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Meidling to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Langen am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Langen am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Feldkirch to Langen am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Kufstein to St. Anton am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Rorschach to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Langen am Arlberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Rorschach to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Oberstdorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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