The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Venice to Vienna will cost around $ 102 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.
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Of the 11 train that leave Venice for Vienna every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 435 km distance in an average of 8h 47m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 7h 28m .
The slowest train will take 10h 49m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
8 hours 16 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$34|
|Trains depart from:||Venice|
|Trains arrive in:||Vienna|
|Train Companies:||ÖBB, Trenitalia, ÖBB | Railjet|
Traveling from the Adriatic city to the Austrian capital offers the option of taking the scenic train route from Venice to Vienna rather than a flight. Daily direct trains make the trip north in around seven hours and 30 minutes, with morning, afternoon and overnight services available. Indirect connections to Vienna with one change en route offer additional options. Trains on this route depart from both Venice Mestre and Venice Santa Lucia stations .
Daytime direct trains to Vienna from Venice Mestre and Venice Santa Lucia are provided by Austrian operator OBB Railjet. Overnight services on this route are provided by Italian state rail operator Trenitalia and OBB Nightjet trains. Indirect connections use OBB departures from Venice, with a change at Villach for onward journeys to Vienna.
The fastest service on the 320-mile route north from Venice to the Austrian capital is the OBB Railjet departure from Venice Mestre, taking seven hours and 28 minutes. Services from Santa Lucia station take around 12 minutes longer. The direct overnight train to Vienna takes just under 11 hours. Indirect connections via Villach take seven hours and 55 minutes .
There are three daily direct trains from Venice to Vienna, seven days a week, with morning, afternoon and overnight services. There are also two daily indirect connections to the Austrian capital, requiring one change en route.
Departure train station: Trains depart from either Venice Santa Lucia and Venice Mestre. Santa Lucia Station is in the heart of Venice, next to the Grand Canal, with Vaporetto waterbuses offering connections around the canals. Mestre station is on the mainland, with regular Vaporetto services connecting it to the city center. The stations offer luggage storage facilities, cafe-bars, and gift stores.
Arrival train station: Trains Vienna Hauptbahnhof. The main station in the capital, Vienna Hauptbahnhof is located in the heart of the city with frequent connections around Vienna on the U-Bahn line 1 and S-Bahn local rail network. The modern passenger concourse has numerous stores, cafe-bars, restaurants, luggage storage lockers, and taxi stands.