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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  •  4h 13m

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

44€ - 280€

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Bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace RegioJet / ...

18€ - 40€

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Fly to Klagenfurt, shuttle  •  6h 34m

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

153€ - 631€

Fly to Bologna, train  •  5h 35m

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

52€ - 217€

Train  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj

108€ - 190€

Bus via Venice Mestre Train Station  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Venice Mestre Train Station Vienna - Venice

27€ - 97€

Night train  •  9h 34m

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

50€ - 65€

Drive  •  5h 56m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Padova 630.3 km

75€ - 120€

Austria → Italy
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Austria.

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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 Padova is 1500.

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

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, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Italy.

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Last updated: 11 Jun 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Vienna to Padova is to bus, which costs 18€ - 40€ and takes 8h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Padova is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 280€ and takes 4h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Hbf and arriving at Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 10m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Padova. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 34m.

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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 50m and costs 100€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Vienna to Padova, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Padova is to train which takes 7h 50m and costs 100€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 40€ and takes 8h 10m.

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  • Distance: 462 km
  • Duration: 4h 13m

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre once daily. Tickets cost 100€ - 140€ and the journey takes 7h 27m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Vienna, Hbf to Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace 4 times a week. Tickets cost 18€ - 25€ and the journey takes 8h 10m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 210€
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 300€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
17€ - 140€
Train operators
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
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 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€
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
16 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 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
13€ - 18€
Base Standard
28€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
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
4 times a day
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 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 19€
Smart Flex
29€ - 40€
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
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 26€
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 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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€
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
RegioJet
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 Central Station to Padua
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Venice Mestre Train Station
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Book at
Nomago
Economy
23€ - 35€
Premium
27€ - 40€
Family&friends
30€ - 45€

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Vienna to Padova bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace station.

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Vienna to Padova train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), 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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Air Dolomiti and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Padova train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Vienna to Padova bus tickets online with Omio, Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 296+ hotels available in Padova. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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