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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Schwäbisch Gmünd by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Nuremberg  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Schwaebisch Gmuend Ic

117€ - 168€

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Bus, train  •  12h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim N36
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schwaebisch Gmuend Re / ...

56€ - 89€

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Train  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to Schwaebisch Gmuend Ic

114€ - 179€

Drive  •  5h 58m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Schwäbisch Gmünd 400.1 miles

70€ - 110€

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Stuttgart (STR) VIE - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schwaebisch Gmuend

76€ - 227€

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Nuremberg (NUE) VIE - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Schwaebisch Gmuend

83€ - 227€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Frankfurt (FRA) VIE - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schwaebisch Gmuend

97€ - 306€

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Schwäbisch Gmünd is to bus and train which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 12h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Schwäbisch Gmünd is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 230€ and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Schwäbisch Gmünd. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Schwaebisch Gmuend via Nuernberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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The distance between Vienna and Schwäbisch Gmünd is 489 km. The road distance is 640.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Schwäbisch Gmünd without a car is to train via Nuremberg which takes 6h 50m and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from Vienna to Schwäbisch Gmünd, including transfers.

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Vienna to Schwäbisch Gmünd train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Vienna to Schwäbisch Gmünd train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Schwaebisch Gmuend station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Schwäbisch Gmünd is 640 km. It takes approximately 5h 58m to drive from Vienna to Schwäbisch Gmünd.

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  • Distance: 305.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 50m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany?

You can take a train from Vienna to Schwäbisch Gmünd via Nuernberg Hbf in around 6h 50m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Graz
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Vienna to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 310€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Train operators
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
Train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Schwaebisch Gmuend
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Schwaebisch Gmuend
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schwaebisch Gmuend
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 95€
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
oebb.at
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 Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Swiss, Eurowings, Cairo Aviation and two other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Schwäbisch Gmünd. Prices start at 50€ 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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