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There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Padova by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Venice, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Venice (VCE)
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Padova

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Station to Padua

Fly to Bologna, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Bologna (BLQ)
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Padova

Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Venezia Mestre

Train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Padova

Drive

  1. Drive from Vienna to Padova

Shuttle, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Wien to Trieste Centrale
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre

Vienna to Padova by train

The train journey time between Vienna and Padova is around 7h 54m and covers a distance of around 632 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5 min. Operated by Railjet, Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia and others, the Vienna to Padova train service departs from Wien Hbf and arrives in Padova. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Trains
7h 54m Average Duration
€76 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Italy from Austria

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Italy is currently allowed from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Padova is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Padova is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Padova is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to Austria from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 9 Jan 2023
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The cost-effective way to get from Vienna to Padova is to bus, which costs €19 - €40 and takes 9h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Padova is to fly and train which costs €28 - €250 and takes 4h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Central Station station and arriving at Padua. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 40m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Padova. This train operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9h 39m.

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The distance between Vienna and Padova is 462 km. The road distance is 630.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Padova without a car is to train which takes 7h 54m and costs €75 - €160.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Vienna to Padova, including transfers.

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Vienna to Padova bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna Central Station.

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Vienna to Padova train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Padova is to train which takes 7h 54m and costs €75 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €19 - €40 and takes 9h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Padova.
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  • Distance: 462 km
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Padova, Italy?

Railjet operates a train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre twice daily. Tickets cost €70 - €110 and the journey takes 7h 35m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna Central Station to Padua once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 9h 40m. RegioJet also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Flights from Vienna to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€12 - €160
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€26 - €270
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€7 - €10
Base Standard
€19 - €26
Base Premium
€24 - €35
Train from Bologna Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €18
Base Standard
€28 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €6
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€4 - €6
Train from Bologna Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €18
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €28
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€25 - €28
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €29
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€12 - €17
Smart Low Cost
€9 - €14
Smart Flex
€21 - €29
Train from Bologna Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€29 - €40
Train from Trieste Centrale to Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €28
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia EuroCity

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€15 - €21
1st Class
€30 - €50
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€3 - €5
Train from Bologna Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€13 - €20
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Railjet
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Padova
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Klagenfurt Flughafen to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€40 - €420
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€40 - €120
Private
€230 - €420
Shuttle from Wien to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€55 - €750
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€55 - €160
Private
€370 - €750
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Central Station to Padua
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna Main train station to Padua Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
RegioJet

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Vienna to Padova bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Padua station.

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Vienna to Padova train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Venezia Mestre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Padova is 630 km. It takes approximately 5h 56m to drive from Vienna to Padova.

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