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Fly Vienna to Dusseldorf  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Dusseldorf (DUS) VIE - DUS

€57 - €229

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Fly Vienna to Dortmund, train  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Dortmund (DTM) VIE - DTM
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf

€32 - €321

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Fly Vienna to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) VIE - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf

€60 - €283

Train to Linz, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf
  2. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LNZ - DUS

€137 - €661

Fly Vienna to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Frankfurt (FRA) VIE - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Oberhausen Hbf

€82 - €296

Train  •  9h 52m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice

€168 - €272

Bus  •  14h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Duisburg central train station N61 / ...

€59 - €123

Night train  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Nj

€84 - €151

Drive  •  8h 21m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Oberhausen 959.2 km

€100 - €150

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oberhausen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oberhausen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oberhausen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Germany.

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The cost-effective way to get from Vienna to Oberhausen is to bus, which costs €55 - €130 and takes 14h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Oberhausen is to fly which costs €55 - €230 and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 52m.

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The distance between Vienna and Oberhausen is 772 km. The road distance is 959.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Oberhausen without a car is to train which takes 9h 52m and costs €160 - €280.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Vienna to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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Vienna to Oberhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Oberhausen is to fly which takes 4h 35m and costs €55 - €230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €160 - €280 and takes 9h 52m, you could also bus, which costs €55 - €130 and takes 14h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Vienna to Oberhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Duisburg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 771.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Oberhausen, Germany?

Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and two other airlines fly from Vienna to Oberhausen 5 times a day. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Wien Hbf to Duisburg Hbf once daily. Tickets cost €160 - €230 and the journey takes 9h 44m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from Vienna to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from Linz to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €1000
Flights from Linz to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €1700
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €500
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €280
Flights from Linz to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €800
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €420
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €260
Flights from Linz to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €130
Flights from Vienna to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€25 - €160
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€22 - €230
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €100
Flights from Vienna to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Dusseldorf via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €700
Train operators
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
National Express Rail
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wien Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€160 - €230
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
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 Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€27 - €45
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Linz, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€5 - €9
1st Class
€11 - €17
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Duisburg Mercatorstrasse
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Karat-S

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Oberhausen is 959 km. It takes approximately 8h 21m to drive from Vienna to Oberhausen.

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