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

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Fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG)

Cheapest option

Fly to Beauvais, bus

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Beauvais (BVA)
  2. Take the bus from Paris Beauvais Airport to Paris Porte Maillot

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Fly to Paris Orly

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Paris Est

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Paris

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Reims Central Train Station
  2. Take the train from Reims to Paris-Est

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Paris l'Est

Drive

  1. Drive from Vienna to Paris Gallieni

Vienna to Paris by train

The train journey time between Vienna and Paris is around 11h 43m and covers a distance of around 1295 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 37m. Operated by Railjet, Österreichische Bundesbahnen, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) and others, the Vienna to Paris train service departs from Wien Hbf and arrives in Paris Est. Typically 34 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

34 Weekly Trains
11h 43m Average Duration
€161 Cheapest Price
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International entry into France from Austria

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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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 recommended.

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

No, returning to Austria from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 24 Jan 2023
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Paris is to bus which costs €55 - €70 and takes 17h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Paris is to fly which costs €60 - €250 and takes 5h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Paris. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17h 55m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Paris l'Est. This train operates Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 13h 57m.

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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 43m and costs €160 - €250.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m 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 Railjet, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Paris is to fly which takes 5h 7m and costs €60 - €250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €160 - €250 and takes 11h 43m, you could also bus, which costs €55 - €70 and takes 17h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Paris.
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  • Distance: 1033.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

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

Austrian Airlines, Air France and five other airlines fly from Vienna to Magenta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Magenta via Salzburg Hbf and Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof in around 11h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €440
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Vienna to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Train operators
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 54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Railjet
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
ÖBB Intercity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
ÖBB Intercity
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
ÖBB Intercity
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 43m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB EuroCity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
ÖBB EuroCity
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 Reims to Paris-Est
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Reims to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
13h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Aérobus Paris-Beauvais
Website
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Bus from Paris Beauvais Airport to Paris Porte Maillot
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€17
Schedules at
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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 Erdberg to Paris
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €70
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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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Reims Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Union Ivkoni

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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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 Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris 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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Swiss, British Airways, LOT and three other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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