There are 10 ways to get from Vienna to Rust by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Offenburg Ice

$202 - $295

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Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Karlsruhe 036 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Rust 008

$46 - $76

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Train, bus  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Rust 007 / ...

$138 - $225

Bus Eurolines FR  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Strasbourg

$70 - $159

Drive  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Rust 520.3 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Stuttgart, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Stuttgart (STR) VIE - STR
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Vaihingen to Rust

$73 - $220

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Basel (BSL) VIE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

$132 - $377

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zurich (ZRH) VIE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

$124 - $364

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Frankfurt (FRA) VIE - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

$132 - $352

Fly to Berne, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Berne (BRN) VIE - BRN
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf

$225 - $1,229

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Rust is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Rust is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 320€ and takes 6 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Rust. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Rust via Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Rust is 640 km. The road distance is 832.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Rust without a car is to train which takes 9 h 44 min and costs 170€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 44 min to get from Vienna to Rust, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Rust is to train which takes 9 h 44 min and costs 170€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 25 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Rust.
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  • Distance: 400 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 44 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Rust, Germany?

You can take a train from Vienna to Rust via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Offenburg, and Ringsheim in around 9 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Rust via Karlsruhe in around 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
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
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $210
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $30
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Zurich to Rust
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Rust
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Vaihingen to Rust
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Vienna to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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