There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) Rb / ...

$120 - $177

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Bus, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Nuremberg N61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach Ic / ...

$37 - $101

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Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Dombühl Re / ...

$93 - $158

Train, bus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Linz, Linz central station, Train
  2. Take the bus from Linz to Nurenberg
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Dombühl Bahnhof S4

$70 - $96

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Rothenburg ob der Tauber 364.6 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Nuremberg (NUE) VIE - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
  3. Take the train from Ansbach to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
  4. Take the train from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber

$74 - $244

Fly to Stuttgart, train, line 807 bus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Stuttgart (STR) VIE - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt to Dombühl
  3. Take the line 807 bus from Dombühl Bahnhof to Rothenburg P1 Fr.-Hörner-Weg

$98 - $259

Fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Munich (MUC) VIE - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)

$172 - $462

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Frankfurt (FRA) VIE - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)

$124 - $334

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Würzburg Hbf and Steinach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 7 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 472 km. The road distance is 583.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Rothenburg ob der Tauber without a car is to train which takes 7 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from Vienna to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, including transfers.

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Vienna to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Vienna to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 583 km. It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to drive from Vienna to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Vienna Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 170+ hotels available in Rothenburg ob der Tauber. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 294.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 7 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany?

You can take a train from Vienna to Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Würzburg Hbf, Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber), and Steinach in around 7 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Graz
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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 Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Dombühl
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ansbach to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt to Dombühl
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Dombühl Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Dombühl Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Ansbach to Steinach
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
vgn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Linz, Linz central station, Train
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Vienna to Nurenberg
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Linz to Nurenberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Bus from Dombühl Bahnhof to Rothenburg P1 Fr.-Hörner-Weg
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vgn.de

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