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There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Poznań by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Gliwice Ec
  2. Take the train from Gliwice to Poznan Glowny Ic / ...

261 zł - 375 zł

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Train via Ostrava  •  12h 52m

  1. Take the train from Wien Westbahnhof to Bohumin Ic
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Poznan Glowny 405

131 zł - 293 zł

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Bus  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy 919 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy to Poznań, dworzec autobusowy PKS N1393 / ...

149 zł - 183 zł

Night train, train  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Wroclaw Glowny Nj
  2. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Poznan Glowny Ic / ...

190 zł - 294 zł

Drive  •  6h 57m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Poznań 719.2 km

300 zł - 450 zł

Fly  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Poznan (POZ) VIE - POZ

138 zł - 483 zł

Vienna to Poznań by train

The train journey time between Vienna and Poznań is around 9h 21m and covers a distance of around 686 km. The fastest train normally takes 9h 21m. Operated by ÖBB EuroCity, PKP Intercity and Czech Railways (ČD), the Vienna to Poznań train service departs from Wien Hbf and arrives in Poznan Glowny. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
9h 21m
Fastest train time:
9h 21m
Train distance:
686 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
241 zł
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
18:10
Last train departs at:
18:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vienna to Poznań train schedules

Austria → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Poland with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Austria

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Austria
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 8 in quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey and United States
  • COVID-19 testing required within 2 hours from entering the country
This applies to arrivals from Turkey

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Rules to follow in Poland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Poland from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Poznań is 800 190 590.

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

The social distance requirement in Poznań is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Poznań is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Poznań is to fly which costs €30 - €110 and takes 6h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Poznań. However, there are services departing from Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Poznań, dworzec autobusowy PKS via Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Poznań. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Poznan Glowny via Gliwice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 54m.

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It is 469 km from Vienna to Poznań. It is approximately 719.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Poznań without a car is to train which takes 8h 54m and costs €55 - €85.

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It takes approximately 8h 54m to get from Vienna to Poznań, including transfers.

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

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Vienna to Poznań train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Poznań is to train which takes 8h 54m and costs €55 - €85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 50m, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €110 and takes 6h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Poznań.
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  • Distance: 468.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 54m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Poznań, Poland?

You can take a train from Vienna to Poznań via Gliwice in around 8h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Poznań via Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy in around 10h 50m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
85 zł - 360 zł
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Billund
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
85 zł - 360 zł
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85 zł - 360 zł
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Corfu
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85 zł - 360 zł
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
85 zł - 360 zł
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
85 zł - 360 zł
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 zł - 2 700 zł
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 zł - 2 700 zł
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
650 zł - 2 700 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
450 zł - 2 000 zł
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
550 zł - 1 700 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 zł - 2 700 zł
Train operators
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Gliwice
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
190 zł - 270 zł
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Gliwice to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45 zł - 85 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
45 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
65 zł - 85 zł
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40 zł - 75 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
40 zł - 55 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 75 zł
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Gliwice to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65 zł - 110 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
65 zł - 80 zł
Business
90 zł - 110 zł
1st Class
90 zł - 110 zł
Train from Bohumin to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90 zł - 150 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
90 zł - 110 zł
Business
120 zł - 150 zł
1st Class
120 zł - 150 zł
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40 zł - 150 zł
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
40 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
95 zł - 150 zł
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170 zł - 220 zł
Website
Nightjet
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20 zł - 29 zł
Website
Polregio
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 Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
95 zł - 120 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Wrocław, Dworzec Autobusowy to Poznań, dworzec autobusowy PKS
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50 zł - 65 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Vienna Airport to Poznan Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Vienna to Poznań bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Poznań, dworzec autobusowy PKS station.

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Vienna to Poznań train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Poznan Glowny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Poznań is 719 km. It takes approximately 6h 57m to drive from Vienna to Poznań.

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KLM, Austrian Airlines, LOT and two other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Poznan Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Poznań bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 137+ hotels available in Poznań. Prices start at 500 zł 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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