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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Villach by train, bus, night train, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf Rj / ...

$45 - $75

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Bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Klagenfurt 162

$27 - $44

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Night train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf Nj / ...

$35 - $100

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Villach 225.5 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Klagenfurt, train  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Villach Hbf

$97 - $328

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Villach

$150 - $395

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Salzburg (SZG) VIE - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf

$101 - $368

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Villach is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 4h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Villach is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Villach Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 21m.

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The distance between Vienna and Villach is 260 km. The road distance is 360.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Villach without a car is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs 40€ - 65€.

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The train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf takes 4h 21m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Villach is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 4h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Klagenfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Villach.
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  • Distance: 162.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Villach, Austria?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Villach hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 4h 21m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna to Villach twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $30 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Salzburg Hbf. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Villach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
nightjet.com
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Touristik Kärnten Transfer
Phone
+43 660 9030012
Email
office@touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Website
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Villach
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
touristik-kaernten-transfer.at

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Villach is 361 km. It takes approximately 3h 31m to drive from Vienna to Villach.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Klagenfurt Airport.

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There are 1363+ hotels available in Villach. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16m and costs 11€.

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