There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Sankt Pölten by train, night train, taxi, car or rideshare

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

Recommended option

Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Sankt Pölten Rj / ...

$9 - $21

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Sankt Pölten 40.6 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Night train  •  32 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to St.Pölten Hbf En / ...

$13 - $21

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Vienna to Sankt Pölten 40.8 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Sankt Pölten 40.8 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Sankt Pölten, Austria?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Sankt Pölten hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $21 and the journey takes 35 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Meidling to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Vienna to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Horn KEG
Phone
+43 1 9610498
Website
taxi-horn.at
Maxi Mietwagen GmbH
Phone
+43 1 5953151
Taxi 13300
Phone
+43 1 31300
Website
taxi31300.at
Taxi 40100
Phone
+43 1 401000
Website
taxi40100.at

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Vienna to Sankt Pölten?

The distance between Vienna and Sankt Pölten is 55 km. The road distance is 65 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Sankt Pölten?

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Sankt Pölten is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 1 h 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Vienna to Sankt Pölten?

The quickest way to get from Vienna to Sankt Pölten is to night train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 17€.

Is there a direct train between Vienna and Sankt Pölten?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Sankt Pölten. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

How long does it take to get from Vienna to Sankt Pölten?

The train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Sankt Pölten takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.