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There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Sankt Pölten by train, night train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Meidling to St.Pölten Hbf Wb / ...

$3 - $19

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 12 min

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

$3

4 alternative options

Train via Stephansplatz  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Westbahnhof to St.Pölten Hbf Rex / ...

$14 - $22

Night train  •  32 min

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

$12 - $19

Taxi  •  48 min

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Sankt Pölten 40.8 miles

$7 - $11

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

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Sankt Pölten is to train which costs 2€ - 16€ and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Meidling and arriving at St.Pölten Hbf. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Sankt Pölten is 55 km. The road distance is 65.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Sankt Pölten without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs 2€ - 16€.

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The train from Wien Meidling to St.Pölten Hbf takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Vienna to Sankt Pölten train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Meidling station.

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Vienna to Sankt Pölten train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at St.Pölten Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Sankt Pölten is 65 km. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Vienna to Sankt Pölten.

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  • Distance: 34.2 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Sankt Pölten every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 23 min. RegioJet also services this route hourly.

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 Meidling to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to St.Pölten Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to St. Pölten, Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
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 - $150
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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There are 181+ hotels available in Sankt Pölten. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vienna and Sankt Pölten. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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