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 Vienna to Frankfurt am Main will cost around $ 119 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 47.
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6 h 21 m
7 h 39 m
Trains per day
Of the 20 trains that leave Vienna for Frankfurt am Main every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 598 km distance in an average of 7 h 39 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 21 m .
The slowest trains will take 13 h 6 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||370 miles (597 km)|
|Average train duration||11 h 13 min|
|Average train ticket price||$53 (€42)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet or ÖBB | Railjet|
Trains from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main cover the 370 miles (597 km) long route taking on average 11 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet or ÖBB | Railjet. Normally, there are 5 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 $53 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
You can travel by train between Vienna and Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $47 (€38). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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 from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main. 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.
Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Vienna and Frankfurt am Main:
Train travel in Europe is a convenient and efficient way to travel, with numerous companies offering a variety of domestic and international routes. German operated InterCity Express (ICE) trains from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main depart approximately four times an hour on weekdays, with a reduced service operating on weekends. Two hourly departures are direct, with journey times of around 7 hours, while two involve connections at Salzburg or Munich and a longer journey time of about 8 hours. Departures start at just before 7:00 a.m. and continue until around 11:00 p.m.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Vienna and Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Vienna, Austria from Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here here.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arriving in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, located 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from the city center.
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