There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Varenna by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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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Fly Vienna to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) VIE - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$94 - $260

Cheapest option

Train to Bratislava, fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BTS - BGY
  3. Take the train from Bergamo to Lecco
  4. Take the train from Lecco to Varenna Esino

$53 - $1,139

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Fly Vienna to Venice, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Venice (VCE) VIE - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$142 - $480

Fly Vienna to Zurich, train  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zurich (ZRH) VIE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Monza
  3. Take the train from Monza to Varenna Esino

$122 - $351

Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ec
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$116 - $205

Bus, train  •  14 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bergamo, Bergamo N468
  2. Take the train from Monza to Varenna Esino Re_8

$64 - $110

Train Russian Railways  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Milano Rogoredo En
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino Re_8

$121 - $162

Night train, train  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien HBF to Milano Centrale En / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino Re_8

$69 - $170

Drive  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Varenna 550.2 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Varenna is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 1000€ and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Varenna is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Varenna. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Varenna Esino via Innsbruck Hbf, Verona Porta Nuova and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 28 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Varenna is 589 km. The road distance is 880.3 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Varenna without a car is to train which takes 12 h 28 min and costs 95€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Vienna to Varenna, including transfers.

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Vienna to Varenna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Varenna.
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  • Distance: 368.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 46 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Varenna, Italy?

You can take a train from Vienna to Varenna via Innsbruck Hbf, Verona Porta Nuova, and Milano Centrale in around 12 h 28 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $140
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $22
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Bergamo to Lecco
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Lecco to Varenna Esino
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Monza to Varenna Esino
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
trenord.it
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 Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
13 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Venezia Mestre to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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 Zuerich Hb to Monza
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Wien Hbf to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
13 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Trenitalia

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
Night train from Wien HBF to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
13 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $130
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.

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 Bergamo, Bergamo
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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