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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Paris by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train or car

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Fly to Paris CDG  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Paris CDG (CDG) VIE - CDG

66€ - 240€

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Bus  •  17h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Paris 1923

55€ - 75€

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Fly to Paris Orly  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Paris Orly (ORY) VIE - ORY

67€ - 303€

Train  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Rjx / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv

151€ - 277€

Bus and ferry, bus  •  21h 53m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Wien to München
  2. Take the bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Paris Gallieni Varna - Strasbourg - Paris

71€ - 102€

Night train, train  •  15h 53m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Nj
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord Thalys

170€ - 282€

Drive  •  10h 49m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Paris Gallieni 1235.2 km

130€ - 200€

Vienna to Paris by train

The train journey time between Vienna and Paris is around 14h 53m and covers a distance of around 1291 km. The fastest train normally takes 13h 6m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), RegioJet, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) and others, the Vienna to Paris train service departs from Wien Hbf and arrives in Paris l'Est. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
14h 53m
Fastest train time:
13h 6m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
68 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:30
Last train departs at:
23:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vienna to Paris train schedules

Austria → France
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International entry into France from Austria

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Conditions of entry into France from Austria

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Austria
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Austria.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Paris is to bus which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 17h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Paris is to fly which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 4h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Paris. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 17h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Paris. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Paris l'Est via Salzburg Hbf and Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 31m.

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It is 1033 km from Vienna to Paris. It is approximately 1235.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Paris without a car is to train which takes 11h 31m and costs 150€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Vienna to Paris, including transfers.

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Vienna to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna Erdberg station.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Paris is to fly which takes 4h 59m and costs 65€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 280€ and takes 11h 31m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 17h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Paris.
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  • Distance: 1033.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Paris, France?

Austrian Airlines, Air France and six other airlines fly from Vienna to Paris hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Paris via Salzburg Hbf and Muenchen Hbf in around 11h 31m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 260€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 380€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 290€
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Malta
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 490€
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Algiers
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
240€ - 370€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Budapest
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
27€ - 140€
Train operators
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 Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 28€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
18€ - 28€
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 18€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Nightjet
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
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 Paris
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Wien to München
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Karat-S

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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

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Vienna to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Paris is 1235 km. It takes approximately 10h 49m to drive from Vienna to Paris.

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Air France, KLM, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Paris bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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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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