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Overview: Train from Paris to Vienna

distanceDistance640 miles (1033 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$302 (€251)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Paris to Vienna cover the 640 miles (1033 km) long route taking on average 10 h 35 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $295 (€245), but the average price of train tickets is $302 (€251). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Trains from Paris to Vienna

Trains from Paris to Vienna provide travelers with a cheap, comfortable and fun option to make their way between the two destinations. This scenic route is taken by more than 30 weekly train trips. The distance is covered in an average travel time of 12 hours and 16 minutes.

Paris to Vienna train times: daily departures

There are approximately 5 daily trains and approximately 35 weekly trains to Vienna from Paris. These trains have different departure times. The first train leaves Paris for Vienna at around 6:40 a.m. while the last train leaves at around 3:20 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Paris to Vienna?

The distance covered by trains from Paris to Vienna is 642 miles. This journey is long, so there are no direct connections between the two destinations. The fastest train on this route includes 2 transfers on the way.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Paris to Vienna?

Departure station: The departure station for trains to Vienna from Paris is Paris Gare de I'Est station. This train station is less than a mile from Paris' city center and is accessible by travelers on foot or by bus.

Arrival station: The arrival train station for trains to Vienna is the Vienna Central Station. This station is only 2.9 miles away from Vienna city center. Vienna Central Station is well connected to the city center by public transit such as subway services, buses and trams.

Which train companies travel from Paris to Vienna?

Two companies offer services for trains shuttling between the two cities. These include DB (Deutsche Bahn) and TGV trains. DB trains offer the most daily train trips on the route. They also provide the fastest and cheapest trains between the two destinations. DB trains to Vienna have between 2 to 4 transfers along the way while TGV trains have a maximum of two transfers.

DB Paris to Vienna

DB trains from Paris to Vienna offer approximately 35 weekly trips between the two destinations. There are both long-distance and high-speed DB trains from Paris to Vienna. The fastest train takes 10 hours and 50 minutes to make this trip, with 2 transfers: at Struttgart Hbf and Munich Hbf in Germany.

TGV Paris to Vienna

TGV trains from Paris to Vienna make an average of 28 monthly trips between the two destinations. TGV long-distance trains from Paris to Vienna take 14 hours and 40 minutes to arrive at their destination. This travel time includes 2 transfers at Munich Hbf and Salzburg Hbf.

Paris to Vienna trains: services on board

Trains plying this route offer both first- and second-class tickets. These tickets differ in price with first-class tickets being more expensive. First-class travellers are provided with food while second-class travelers are provided with snacks and beverages to make the journey pleasant. Long-distance trains from Paris to Vienna allow travelers to bring their pets and bikes on board after purchasing the appropriate tickets for the journey. Disabled travelers are also accommodated on the train making this trip, with special care provided on the train upon request while booking.

How to find cheap train tickets from Paris to Vienna

Tickets for trains from Paris to Vienna tend to be more expensive towards the travel date. It is advisable for travelers to book their tickets as far as six months in advance in order to get affordable tickets for the trip. Travelers are advised to be flexible when traveling as journeys with three or four transfers are cheaper than those with two transfers.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Vienna
The major railway station for departures from Paris is Paris Gare de Lyon. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Paris Gare de Lyon for your journey to Vienna from Paris.
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+33 184943635
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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+33 890640650
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C