The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Berlin to Vienna will cost around $ 185 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 72.
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7 h 40 m
9 h 24 m
Trains per day
Of the 18 trains that leave Berlin for Vienna every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 524 km distance in an average of 9 h 24 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 40 m .
The slowest trains will take 13 h 33 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||324 miles (523 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 32 min|
|Average train ticket price||$58 (€47)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | InterCity|
Trains from Berlin to Vienna cover the 324 miles (523 km) long route taking on average 8 h 32 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | InterCity. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $47 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $58 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Berlin and Vienna. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Vienna train information:
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Berlin to Vienna:
Taking the train from Berlin to Vienna is a lovely way to travel between these two fascinating European capitals, and there are multiple daily trains to choose from. All train are operated by Deutsche Bahn, and the first service departs at just before 4:30 a.m. After that, trains continue to leave until 11:45 p.m. One thing travelers need to note is that all train journeys to Vienna require one or more changes, which could be in Prague or Wurzburg. However, this doesn't extend the journey time too much, with the fastest trains taking just over 8 hours to reach Vienna.
Return trains from Vienna to Berlin are also available.
Trains from Berlin to Vienna depart from Berlin's Hauptbahnhof, which is located close to the heart of the city. The best way to get there is by taking U-Bahn Line U55 (which runs straight from Brandenberger Tor), or the S5 and S7 suburban rail lines which connect it to outlying districts. There are also plenty of buses and trams. Leave around 15 minutes to reach the station from the center of town. The U-Bahn runs until 1:30 most days, so there should be no need for a late-night taxi, unless you are catching the first train of the day.
Austria's capital is a Baroque masterpiece, with gorgeous sights around every corner. You visit the filming location of cinema classics like the Third Man, walk in the footsteps of Mozart and Freud or just relax in the stunning gardens of the Schoenbrunn Palace. Trains to Vienna from Berlin arrive at the Hauptbahnhof, which is about 20 minutes walk south of the historic center. The best way into town is via the Metro (nearest stop is Keplerplatz) or via tram and bus routes. The Metro runs from 5:00 a.m. until 12:30 a.m., so it should be an option when your train arrives.
Travel between Berlin, Germany and Vienna, Austria by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Austria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Vienna from Berlin before traveling.
Return travel from Austria to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/25/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Vienna.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Berlin Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center of Berlin. The most popular arrival train station in Vienna, called Wien Westbahnhof, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city center.
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