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

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Train  •  9h 3m

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

335 zł - 467 zł

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Train via Pardubice  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the train from Vienna, Simmering to Pardubice, hl. nádraží
  2. Take the train from Pardubice hl.n. to Wrocław Główny
  3. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Poznan Glowny Ic / ...

89 zł - 301 zł

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Bus  •  10h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Wrocław, Wrocław DA 919
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Poznań 1306 / ...

148 zł - 182 zł

Night train, train  •  10h 6m

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

188 zł - 291 zł

Drive  •  7h 15m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Poznań 718.9 km

320 zł - 480 zł

Fly to Poznan  •  5h 51m

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

282 zł - 802 zł

Fly to Zielona Gora, train  •  10h 5m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zielona Gora (IEG) VIE - IEG
  2. Take the train from Zbaszynek to Poznan Glowny

169 zł - 792 zł

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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 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Poznań is to fly which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 5h 51m.

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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 10h 37m.

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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 9h 3m.

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The distance between Vienna and Poznań is 469 km. The road distance is 718.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Poznań without a car is to train which takes 9h 3m and costs 75€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 9h 3m 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 9h 3m and costs 75€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10h 37m, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 5h 51m.

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  • Distance: 468.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 3m

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Poznań via Gliwice in around 9h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Poznań via Wrocław, Wrocław DA in around 10h 37m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
250 zł - 900 zł
Flights from Vienna to Zielona Gora via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230 zł - 1 100 zł
Flights from Vienna to Zielona Gora via Zagreb, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
330 zł - 1 200 zł
Flights from Vienna to Zielona Gora via Frankfurt, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 zł - 2 400 zł
Flights from Vienna to Zielona Gora via Prague, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
290 zł - 1 000 zł
Flights from Vienna to Zielona Gora via Kosice, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
290 zł - 950 zł
Flights from Vienna to Zielona Gora via Podgorica, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
410 zł - 1 500 zł
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
490 zł - 1 800 zł
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 zł - 1 900 zł
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
380 zł - 1 700 zł
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 Gliwice
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
290 zł - 390 zł
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
45 zł - 85 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
45 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
65 zł - 85 zł
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40 zł - 75 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
40 zł - 55 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 75 zł
Train from Zbaszynek to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35 zł - 65 zł
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
35 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
50 zł - 65 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 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60 zł - 100 zł
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
60 zł - 75 zł
Business
80 zł - 100 zł
1st Class
85 zł - 100 zł
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Simmering to Pardubice, hl. nádraží
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35 zł - 120 zł
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
35 zł - 50 zł
1st Class
75 zł - 120 zł
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Pardubice hl.n. to Wrocław Główny
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23 zł - 95 zł
Website
LEO Express
Economy
23 zł - 29 zł
Business
48 zł - 53 zł
Premium
75 zł - 95 zł
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20 zł - 29 zł
Website
Polregio
Train from Zbaszynek to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
11 zł - 17 zł
Website
Polregio
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
160 zł - 220 zł
Website
Nightjet
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zbaszynek to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60 zł - 90 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Koleje Wielkopolskie
Phone
61- 27-92-700
Email
biuro@koleje-wielkopolskie.com.pl
Website
koleje-wielkopolskie.com.pl
Train from Zbaszynek to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Koleje Wielkopolskie
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, Vienna Erdberg to Wrocław, Wrocław DA
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
95 zł - 120 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Poznań
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
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 10m 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 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 7h 15m 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 838+ 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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