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There are 6 ways to get from Western Railway to Vienna by subway, bus, tram, train, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  10 min

  1. Take the subway from Westbahnhof to Stephansplatz U3

3€

5 alternative options

Bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the bus from Westbahnhof to Volkstheater N49 / ...

3€

Line 49 tram  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 49 tram from Urban-Loritz-Platz to Volkstheater U 49

3€

Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Westbahnhof to Wien Mitte Re

2€ - 4€

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Western Railway to Vienna 5.8 km

13€ - 16€

Walk  •  41 min

  1. Walk from Western Railway to Vienna 3.4 km

Western Railway → Vienna
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The cheapest way to get from Western Railway to Vienna is to subway which costs 3€ and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Western Railway to Vienna is to taxi which costs 13€ - 16€ and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Westbahnhof and arriving at Volkstheater. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Westbahnhof and arriving at Stephansplatz. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Western Railway and Vienna is 3 km.

The best way to get from Western Railway to Vienna without a car is to subway which takes 10 min and costs 3€.

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The subway from Westbahnhof to Stephansplatz takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Western Railway to Vienna bus services, operated by Wiener Linien, depart from Westbahnhof station.

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Western Railway to Vienna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Westbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Western Railway to Vienna is to bus which takes 10 min and costs 3€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Western Railway to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 2.9 km
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Western Railway, Austria and Vienna, Austria?

Wiener Linien operates a vehicle from Westbahnhof to Stephansplatz every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 3€ and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, Wiener Linien operates a bus from Westbahnhof to Volkstheater once daily. Tickets cost 3€ and the journey takes 9 min. Dr. Richard Linien GmbH & Co KG also services this route 5 times a week.

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 Westbahnhof to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Dr. Richard Linien GmbH & Co KG
Phone
+43 1 33 100-355
Email
kraftfahrlinien@richard.at
Website
richard.at
Bus from Wien Westbahnhof to Karlsplatz
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
richard.at
Other operators
Taxi from Western Railway to Vienna
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Taxi 40100
Phone
+43 1 401000
Website
taxi40100.at
Taxi 13300
Phone
+43 1 31300
Website
taxi31300.at
Horn KEG
Phone
+43 1 9610498
Website
taxi-horn.at

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Western Railway to Vienna bus services, operated by Wiener Linien, arrive at Volkstheater station.

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Western Railway to Vienna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Wien Mitte station.

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