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

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Fly  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Warsaw (WAW) VIE - WAW

$89 - $189

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec

$25 - $40

5 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Warsaw, Warsaw West 918

$41 - $67

Bus Ecolines  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Warszawa

$40 - $65

Night bus  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the night bus from Wien Flughafen Schwechat to Warszawa Centrum Leo Express

$37 - $48

Rideshare  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Vienna to Warsaw 434.3 miles

$29

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Warsaw 434.8 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Warsaw is to rideshare which costs 25€ and takes 9 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Warsaw is to fly which costs 75€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Warszawa. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Warszawa Centralna. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Warsaw is 556 km. The road distance is 695.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Warsaw without a car is to train which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Vienna to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Vienna to Warsaw bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Warsaw is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs 75€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 55 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 347.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Warsaw, Poland?

Austrian Airlines, LOT and two other airlines fly from Vienna to Warsaw every 4 hours. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna to Warsaw 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw via Krakow
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
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 Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Warsaw, Warsaw West
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Night bus from Wien Flughafen Schwechat to Warszawa Centrum
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$24 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Vienna to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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