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There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Oświęcim by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bohumin Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Oswiecim Ec

$18 - $28

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Night train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Oswiecim Eic

$16 - $25

4 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Katowice, Katowice bus station 916 / ...

$26 - $43

Bus Ecolines  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Katowice

$32 - $48

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Oświęcim 236.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Krakow (KRK) VIE - KRK
  2. Take the train from Krakow Lobzow to Oswiecim

$111 - $336

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Oświęcim is to night train which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Oświęcim is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Oswiecim. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Oświęcim is 290 km. The road distance is 378.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Oświęcim without a car is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs 15€ - 25€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Vienna to Oświęcim, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Oświęcim is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs 15€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Krakow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Vienna to Oświęcim train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Oswiecim station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Oświęcim.
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  • Distance: 181 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Oświęcim, Małopolskie, Poland?

You can take a train from Vienna to Oświęcim via Bohumin in around 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Oświęcim 3 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Krakow
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
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 Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
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 Krakow Lobzow to Oswiecim
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$7 - $10
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 Katowice, Katowice bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Oświęcim is 378 km. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Vienna to Oświęcim.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Krakow Airport.

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There are 250+ hotels available in Oświęcim. Prices start at $31 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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