There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Nowy Sącz by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA 1262 / ...

$22 - $56

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Train  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice Ec
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny R
  3. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Nowy Sacz R

$26 - $44

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Nowy Sącz 315.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Vienna to Kosice, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Kosice (KSC) VIE - KSC
  2. Take the bus from Košice to Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA

$111 - $427

Fly Vienna to Krakow, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Krakow (KRK) VIE - KRK
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Nowy Sacz

$111 - $340

Train to Bratislava, fly to Kosice, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Kosice (KSC) BTS - KSC
  3. Take the bus from Košice to Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA

$75 - $272

Shuttle, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Wien to Kraków Eurobusways
  2. Take the bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA 1262 / ...

$88 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Nowy Sącz is to bus which costs 18€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Nowy Sącz is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Nowy Sącz. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Hbf and arriving at Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA via Kraków, Kraków MDA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Nowy Sącz. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Nowy Sacz via Katowice and Krakow Glowny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Nowy Sącz is 353 km. The road distance is 504.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Nowy Sącz without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 15 min and costs 18€ - 50€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 15 min to get from Vienna to Nowy Sącz, including transfers.

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Vienna to Nowy Sącz bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna, Hbf station.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Nowy Sącz is to bus which takes 9 h 15 min and costs 18€ - 50€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 10 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 220.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 15 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Nowy Sącz, Poland?

You can take a bus from Vienna to Nowy Sącz via Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18 and Kraków, Kraków MDA in around 9 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Nowy Sącz via Katowice and Krakow Glowny in around 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bratislava to Kosice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
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 Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Krakow Glowny to Nowy Sacz
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Katowice to Kraków Główny
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $8
Premium
$10 - $13
Koleje Małopolskie
Phone
703 20 20 25
Email
km@malopolskiekoleje.com.pl
Website
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Train from Kraków Główny to Nowy Sącz
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
malopolskiekoleje.pl
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Kraków, Reg. Dw. Autob. ul. Bosacka 18
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 to Kraków, Kraków MDA
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kraków, Kraków MDA to Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Košice to Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Kosice to Nowy Sącz
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 20 9148100
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Wien to Kraków
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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

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Vienna to Nowy Sącz bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sacz MDA station.

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Vienna to Nowy Sącz train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Nowy Sacz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Nowy Sącz is 505 km. It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to drive from Vienna to Nowy Sącz.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Kosice Airport.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Nowy Sącz. Prices start at $24 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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