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There are 9 ways to get from Zwickau to Vienna by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau central train station to Praha, ÚAN Florenc 321 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna Erdberg 060 / ...

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Train via Passau  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf Re3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf Re2 / ...
  3. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Passau Hbf 39 / ...
  4. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Vienna Hbf Ice / ...

Train  •  11h 46m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau Zentrum to Karlovy Vary Re
  2. Take the train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi 607 / ...
  3. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf Ic / ...

Train, night train  •  12h

  1. Take the train from Zwickau-Poelbitz to Dresden Hbf Re
  2. Take the night train from Dresden Hbf to Wien Hbf Nj

Drive  •  5h 38m

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Vienna 635.6 km

Train to Leipzig, fly  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Vienna (VIE) LEJ - VIE

Train to Dresden, fly  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Vienna (VIE) DRS - VIE

Train, train to Prague, fly  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  3. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Vienna (VIE) PRG - VIE

Train, train to Berlin Brandenburg, fly  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
  3. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Vienna (VIE) BER - VIE

Zwickau to Vienna by bus

11 Weekly Buses
8h 51m Average Duration
€49 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Vienna is to bus which costs €45 - €75 and takes 8h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Zwickau to Vienna is to train and fly which takes 5h 33m and costs €130 - €410.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau station to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Zwickau central train station and arriving at Vienna Erdberg via Praha, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Vienna Hbf via Hof Hbf, Regensburg Hbf and Passau Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 31m.

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The distance between Zwickau and Vienna is 601 km. The road distance is 635.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Vienna without a car is to bus which takes 8h 51m and costs €45 - €75.

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It takes approximately 8h 51m to get from Zwickau to Vienna, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zwickau central train station.

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Zwickau to Vienna train services, operated by Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Vienna is to bus which takes 8h 51m and costs €45 - €75. Alternatively, you can train via Passau, which costs €100 - €270 and takes 9h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Zwickau to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 601 km
  • Duration: 8h 51m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Vienna, Austria?

You can take a bus from Zwickau to Vienna via Praha, ÚAN Florenc in around 8h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zwickau to Vienna via Hof Hbf, Regensburg Hbf, and Passau Hbf in around 9h 31m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from Prague to Vienna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from Leipzig to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Flights from Dresden to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Dresden to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Vienna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €310
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€120 - €310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Train operators
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Schedules at
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau-Poelbitz to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Schedules at
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Schedules at
transdev.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Zwickau Zentrum to Karlovy Vary
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€32 - €36
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€38 - €43
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
agilis.de
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 Passau Hbf to Vienna Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
https://www.oebb.at/en/
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Train from Passau Hbf to Vienna Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €160
Seating Carriage
€40 - €50
Couchette Carriage
€85 - €110
Night train from Dresden Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €170
Seating Carriage
€55 - €75
Couchette Carriage
€100 - €130
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Karlovy Vary to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
https://www.cd.cz/en/default.htm
2nd Class
€15 - €23
Business
€21 - €22
1st Class
€21 - €35
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €60
Website
https://www.cd.cz/en/default.htm
2nd Class
€26 - €40
Business
€37 - €38
1st Class
€35 - €60
RegioJet
Phone
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €50
Website
https://regiojet.com/
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€46 - €48
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 848 44 66 88
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en
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).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zwickau central train station to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Zwickau to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna Erdberg station.

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Zwickau to Vienna train services, operated by ÖBB, arrive at Vienna Hbf station.

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