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There are 6 ways to get from Warsaw to Vienna by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  7h

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

14€ - 27€

5 alternative options

Bus via Warsaw, Warsaw West  •  11h 5m

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

30€ - 40€

Bus  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Wien

40€ - 55€

Drive  •  7h 9m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Vienna 695.4 km

70€ - 110€

Fly  •  4h 17m

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

48€ - 302€

Train, shuttle  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny Eip / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Kraków to Wien Eurobusways

81€ - 128€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Vienna is to train which costs 60 zł - 120 zł and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Vienna is to fly which costs 210 zł - 1 400 zł and takes 4h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warszawa and arriving at Wien. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 12h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Wien Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Warsaw and Vienna is 556 km. The road distance is 695.4 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 7h and costs 60 zł - 120 zł.

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The train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf takes 7h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Warsaw to Vienna train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Vienna is to train which takes 7h and costs 60 zł - 120 zł. Alternatively, you can bus via Warsaw, Warsaw West, which costs 140 zł - 180 zł and takes 11h 5m, you could also fly, which costs 210 zł - 1 400 zł and takes 4h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 555.5 km
  • Duration: 7h

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

PKP Intercity operates a train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost 14€ - 27€ and the journey takes 7h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg twice daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 9h 55m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vienna via Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Train operators
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 27€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 17€
1st Class
21€ - 27€
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 19€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 13€
1st Class
15€ - 19€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Warsaw, Warsaw West to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Kraków to Wien
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
70€ - 110€
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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

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Warsaw to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Warsaw to Vienna train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Vienna is 695 km. It takes approximately 7h 9m to drive from Warsaw to Vienna.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2586+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 26 min and costs .

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