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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  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Katowice Ec
  2. Take the train from Katowice to Poznan Glowny Tlk / ...

225 zł - 347 zł

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Bus  •  11h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Wrocław, Wrocław DA 919
  2. Take the bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Poznań 1365 / ...

149 zł - 251 zł

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Night train, train  •  9h 51m

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

251 zł - 389 zł

Train, night train  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hausfeldstraße to Bratislava hl.st. Rex / ...
  2. Take the night train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wroclaw Glowny En
  3. Take the train from Wroclaw Glowny to Poznan Glowny Ic / ...

394 zł - 574 zł

Drive  •  7h 15m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Poznań 449.3 miles

300 zł - 450 zł

Fly  •  6h

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

469 zł - 1 035 zł

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Poznań is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Poznań is to fly which costs 100€ - 250€ and takes 6h.

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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 11h 15m.

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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 Katowice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 16m.

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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 16m and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 9h 16m 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 16m and costs 50€ - 85€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 250€ and takes 6h.

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  • Distance: 292.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 16m

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Poznań via Katowice in around 9h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Poznań via Wrocław, Wrocław DA in around 11h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 zł - 1 500 zł
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 zł - 1 500 zł
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
800 zł - 1 500 zł
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 zł - 2 000 zł
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 zł - 1 500 zł
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Vienna to Poznan via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1 200 zł - 2 500 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
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Katowice
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
180 zł - 290 zł
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 zł - 350 zł
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hausfeldstraße to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29 zł - 45 zł
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
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 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 Katowice to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40 zł - 60 zł
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
40 zł - 60 zł
1st Class
55 zł - 80 zł
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
26 zł - 40 zł
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
26 zł - 40 zł
1st Class
35 zł - 55 zł
Polregio
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Wroclaw Glowny to Poznan Glowny
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
polregio.pl
Deutsche Bahn

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
Night train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wroclaw Glowny
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
330 zł - 480 zł
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110 zł - 190 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Wrocław, Wrocław DA to Poznań
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35 zł - 65 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Vienna Airport to Poznan Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m 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 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 928+ hotels available in Poznań. Prices start at 118 zł per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 6€ - 19€.

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