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There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Poznań by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice Eic / ...
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Poznan Gl. Regional / ...

$26 - $40

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Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Wrocław, Wrocław DA 919
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Poznań P13 / ...

$40 - $67

Bus Ecolines  •  16 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Katowice
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to Poznań Główny

$39 - $58

Drive  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Poznań 443.2 miles

$80 - $120

Fly  •  6 h 10 min

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

$134 - $274

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Poznań is to train which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 9 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Poznań is to fly which costs 110€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Poznań. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Poznań via Wrocław, Wrocław DA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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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 Gl. via Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 17 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Poznań is 469 km. The road distance is 709.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Poznań without a car is to train which takes 9 h 17 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 17 min to get from Vienna to Poznań, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Poznań is to train which takes 9 h 17 min and costs 22€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 5 min, you could also fly, which costs 110€ - 240€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 292.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Poznań via Katowice in around 9 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Poznań via Wrocław, Wrocław DA in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Polish Railways (PKP)

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 being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Katowice to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$14 - $22
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Wrocław, Wrocław DA
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Poznań
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
MajerBus
Phone
669 060 060
Email
biuro@majerbus.pl
Website
majerbus.pl
Bus from Katowice to Poznań Główny
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
majerbus.pl
PKS Gryfice
Phone
914 698 311
Website
pksgryfice.com.pl
Bus from Katowice to Poznań Główny
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
pksgryfice.com.pl

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There is no direct flight from Vienna Airport to Poznan Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Vienna to Poznań train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Poznan Gl. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Poznań is 709 km. It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to drive from Vienna to Poznań.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Austrian Airlines, LOT and Lufthansa offer flights from Vienna Airport to Poznan Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Poznań bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 726+ hotels available in Poznań. Prices start at $34 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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