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Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

$115

Average

$189

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 $ 189 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 115.

Cheapest
05:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h24 11:39PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1151One-way
08:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h34 09:04AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1401One-way
01:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h34 09:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1541One-way
12:20AMVienna Westbahnhof12h44 01:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1651One-way
03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h21 09:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1671One-way

Train schedule from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main

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12:20AMVienna Westbahnhof12h44 01:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:51AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h45 01:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h49 05:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h21 05:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h21 07:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h21 07:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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01:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h34 09:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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01:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h34 09:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h21 09:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h21 09:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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05:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h24 11:39PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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05:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h24 11:39PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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08:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h34 09:04AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Fri
May 20
$100Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$245KLM
Sat
May 21
$72Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$245KLM
Sun
May 22
$121Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$245KLM
Mon
May 23
$76Deutsche Bahn
$39Flixbus
$245KLM
Tue
May 24
$76Deutsche Bahn
$36STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$208KLM
Wed
May 25
$100Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$272Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
May 26
$87Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$208KLM
Fri
May 27
$87Deutsche Bahn
$36STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$208KLM
Sat
May 28
$72Deutsche Bahn
$51STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$280Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
May 29
$155Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
May 30
$87Deutsche Bahn
$36STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Tue
May 31
$52ÖBB | ICE
$31Flixbus
$177KLM
Wed
Jun 1
$65Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$177KLM
Thu
Jun 2
$72Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$177KLM
Fri
Jun 3
$86Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$208KLM
Sat
Jun 4
$49Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$177KLM Cityhopper
Sun
Jun 5
$72Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$177KLM
Mon
Jun 6
$111Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$177KLM
Tue
Jun 7
$72Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$177KLM
Wed
Jun 8
$56Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$177KLM

Fastest train times from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

6 h 21 m

Average

7 h 34 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

598 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Vienna for Frankfurt am Main every day 6 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 34 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 6 h 21 m .

The slowest trains will take 12 h 44 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.

Fastest
01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h21 07:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 changes
$2411One-way
Fastest
03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h21 09:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
0 changes
$1671One-way
Fastest
03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h21 09:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1991One-way
Fastest
01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h21 07:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
1 changes
$1991One-way
Fastest
11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h21 05:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1991One-way

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Overview: Train from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance370 miles (597 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$103 (€92)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | S-Bahn

Trains from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main cover the 370 miles (597 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 24 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $103 (€92), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $72 (€65). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main trains

You can travel by train to Frankfurt am Main from Vienna with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB for as low as $72 (€65). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB

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 Vienna to Frankfurt am Main train.

Train information from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 27 min
  • Average Price: $72
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 4 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Vienna and Frankfurt am Main due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Trains from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main: Journey Details

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.

Train tickets from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 53 €
3 weeks earlier 52 €2%
1 month before 50 €6%
2 months earlier 45 €18%
3 months earlier 37 €43%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Vienna - Frankfurt am Main. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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:

  • Buying your train ticket from Vienna - Frankfurt am Main 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 2% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Vienna - Frankfurt am Main with 2 months in advance you save up to about 18% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 43%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main

Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Vienna, Austria to Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Frankfurt am Main, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Austria?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Vienna?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/18/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Vienna and Frankfurt am Main as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Austria from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Austria from Germany?

Reentry to Austria is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Frankfurt am Main?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 5/16/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Vienna to Frankfurt am Main trains for as little as $72 (€65)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train between Vienna and Frankfurt am Main?

The train price between Vienna and Frankfurt am Main is on average $103 (€92)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How far is Frankfurt am Main from Vienna by train?

The distance from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main by train is approximately 370 miles (597 km).

How long is the train ride to Frankfurt am Main from Vienna?

The train time between Vienna and Frankfurt am Main is on average 6 h 24 min  for the 370 miles (597 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Vienna and Frankfurt am Main by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Vienna goes to Frankfurt am Main? What train station do I come into Frankfurt am Main from Vienna?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Wien Westbahnhof   to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Where is the train station in Vienna to go to Frankfurt am Main? Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Wien Westbahnhof, located approximately 4.2 miles (6.7 km) from the city center of Vienna. The most popular arrival train station in Frankfurt am Main, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located around 9.3 miles (15 km) away from its city center.

Which train companies can take me to Frankfurt am Main from Vienna?

For the route from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main you can take a train with ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Can I find a direct train from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, there are 5 direct trains from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main per day with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.

How many trains are there between Vienna and Frankfurt am Main a day?

On average, there are 5 trains a day from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main? When does the last train depart from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main?

You can take the earliest train from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main at 4: 51 AM   or take the last train from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main leaving at 10: 27 PM. Look for the latest Vienna to Frankfurt am Main train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

When should I book the Vienna to Frankfurt am Main train for the best deals on tickets?

If you book a train ticket from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $103 (€92) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Frankfurt am Main
The major railway station for departures from Vienna is Wien Westbahnhof. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Wien Westbahnhof for your journey from Vienna to Frankfurt am Main.