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 Hamburg to Vienna will cost around $ 230 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 178.
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9 h 2 m
10 h 55 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Hamburg to Vienna without transferring at least once.
|Distance||461 miles (744 km)|
|Average train duration||12 h 17 min|
|Average train ticket price||$68 (€55)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Hamburg to Vienna cover the 461 miles (744 km) long trip taking on average 12 h 17 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | S-Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $68 (€55), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $47 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
Find the best trains from Hamburg to Vienna with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $47 (€38). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Hamburg to Vienna train.
Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Hamburg to Vienna and when traveling by train:
There are direct train connections from Hamburg to Vienna several times a day. A direct journey takes about 8 hours 18 minutes. In addition there is the possibility to reach Vienna from Hamburg by transfer.
The connections by train from Hamburg to Vienna are offered by Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB. The first direct train leaves Hamburg in the morning and arrives in the Austrian capital in the afternoon.
A direct train journey from Hamburg to Vienna takes about 8 hours 18 minutes. Depending on the number of intermediate stops, a transfer connection can take up to 16 hours.
There are about 20 train connections daily on the Hamburg - Vienna route, of which two are direct connections. Both direct ICEs depart early in the morning and arrive late in the afternoon.
Hauptbahnhof Hamburg. The centrally located main station Hamburg is served by various means of public transport, including the S-Bahn lines S1, S2, S3, S11, S21 and S31.
Hauptbahnhof Wien. Vienna Central Station is located in the 10th district and is well connected to the city's public transport system.
Travel by train between Hamburg, Germany and Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 10/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Hamburg and Vienna closer to your date of departure here
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 10/15/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Hamburg from Vienna.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Hamburg Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Wien Westbahnhof, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.
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