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There are 4 ways to get from Vienna to Lienz by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol Ic

$60 - $95

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Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Lienz 254.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Klagenfurt, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Lienz in Osttirol

$110 - $348

Fly to Innsbruck, bus, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Innsbruck (INN) VIE - INN
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck Airport to Vandoies di Sotto
  3. Take the train from Vandoies/Vintl to Lienz in Osttirol

$163 - $442

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Lienz is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Lienz is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Lienz in Osttirol. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Lienz is 311 km. The road distance is 407.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Lienz without a car is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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The train from Wien Hbf to Lienz in Osttirol takes 5 h 41 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Vienna to Lienz train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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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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Vienna to Lienz train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Lienz in Osttirol station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Lienz is 408 km. It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to drive from Vienna to Lienz.

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  • Distance: 194.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Lienz, Tirol, Austria?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Lienz once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h 41 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
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 Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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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.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Vandoies/Vintl to Lienz in Osttirol
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Klagenfurt Airport.

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There are 465+ hotels available in Lienz. Prices start at $57 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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