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There are 4 ways to get from Vienna to Villach by train, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 21m

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

60€ - 85€

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Night train  •  6h 30m

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

40€ - 55€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Villach 358.9 km

30€ - 50€

Fly, train  •  4h 11m

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

118€ - 411€

Vienna to Villach by train

The train journey time between Vienna and Villach is around 4h 40m and covers a distance of around 362 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 21m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), the Vienna to Villach train service departs from Wien Hbf and arrives in Villach Hbf. Typically 66 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vienna to Villach train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Villach is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Villach is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Villach is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Villach is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Villach is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Villach Hbf. Services depart every three hours, 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 358.9 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 60€ - 85€.

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

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Villach is 359 km. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Vienna to Villach.

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  • Distance: 259.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 21m

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf every 3 hours. Tickets cost 60€ - 85€ and the journey takes 4h 21m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Train operators
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
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Nightjet

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