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The cheapest trains from Vienna to Munich

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Cheapest

$63

Average

$110

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 Munich will cost around $ 110 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 63.

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05:30PMVienna Central Station4h12 09:42PMMunich Hbf
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$631One-way
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06:30AMVienna Central Station4h00 10:30AMMunich Hbf
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06:30PMVienna Central Station4h03 10:33PMMunich Hbf
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10:30AMVienna Central Station4h02 02:32PMMunich Hbf
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12:30PMVienna Central Station4h03 04:33PMMunich Hbf
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Timetable Vienna to Munich

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12:20AMVienna Westbahnhof9h16 09:36AMMunich
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04:55AMVienna Central Station4h46 09:41AMMunich Hbf
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05:30AMVienna Central Station4h36 10:06AMMunich
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05:30AMVienna Central Station4h11 09:41AMMunich
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06:30AMVienna Central Station4h00 10:30AMMunich
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06:30AMVienna Central Station4h00 10:30AMMunich Hbf
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06:50AMVienna Central Station5h36 12:26PMMunich
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06:50AMVienna Central Station5h46 12:36PMMunich
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07:30AMVienna Central Station4h11 11:41AMMunich
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07:30AMVienna Central Station4h11 11:41AMMunich Hbf
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08:30AMVienna Central Station4h00 12:30PMMunich
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08:30AMVienna Central Station4h00 12:30PMMunich Hbf
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09:30AMVienna Central Station4h11 01:41PMMunich
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09:30AMVienna Central Station4h11 01:41PMMunich Hbf
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10:30AMVienna Central Station4h02 02:32PMMunich
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10:30AMVienna Central Station4h02 02:32PMMunich Hbf
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10:30AMVienna Central Station4h02 02:32PMMunich
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11:15AMVienna Central Station5h11 04:26PMMunich
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11:15AMVienna Central Station5h22 04:37PMMunich
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11:30AMVienna Central Station4h11 03:41PMMunich
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11:30AMVienna Central Station4h11 03:41PMMunich Hbf
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12:30PMVienna Central Station4h03 04:33PMMunich
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12:30PMVienna Central Station4h03 04:33PMMunich Hbf
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01:15PMVienna Central Station5h11 06:26PMMunich
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01:15PMVienna Central Station5h21 06:36PMMunich
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01:30PMVienna Central Station4h11 05:41PMMunich Hbf
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01:30PMVienna Central Station4h11 05:41PMMunich
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02:30PMVienna Central Station4h01 06:31PMMunich Hbf
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02:30PMVienna Central Station4h00 06:30PMMunich
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03:15PMVienna Central Station5h11 08:26PMMunich
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03:15PMVienna Central Station5h21 08:36PMMunich
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03:30PMVienna Central Station4h36 08:06PMMunich
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03:30PMVienna Central Station4h36 08:06PMMunich
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04:30PMVienna Central Station4h02 08:32PMMunich
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04:30PMVienna Central Station4h02 08:32PMMunich Hbf
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05:15PMVienna Central Station5h22 10:37PMMunich
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05:30PMVienna Central Station4h12 09:42PMMunich Hbf
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05:30PMVienna Central Station4h12 09:42PMMunich
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05:42PMVienna Central Station6h21 12:03AMMunich
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06:30PMVienna Central Station4h03 10:33PMMunich
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06:30PMVienna Central Station4h03 10:33PMMunich Hbf
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07:30PMVienna Central Station4h47 12:17AMMunich
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07:30PMVienna Central Station4h47 12:17AMMunich
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08:30PMVienna Central Station9h03 05:33AMMunich Hbf
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Jun 24
$116ÖBB
$43STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$312Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 25
$50Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$312Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Jun 26
$53ÖBB
$59Union Ivkoni International
$258Austrian Airlines
Sun
Jun 27
$50Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$258Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Jun 28
$34ÖBB
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$258Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Jun 29
$34ÖBB
$59Union Ivkoni International
$388Austrian Airlines
Wed
Jun 30
$34ÖBB
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$258Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Jul 1
$34ÖBB
$25Flixbus
$258Lufthansa
Fri
Jul 2
$34ÖBB
$25Flixbus
$258Austrian Airlines
Sat
Jul 3
$50Deutsche Bahn
$58Union Ivkoni International
$258Austrian Airlines
Sun
Jul 4
$34ÖBB
$32Flixbus
$258Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Jul 5
$34ÖBB
$25Flixbus
$258Lufthansa
Tue
Jul 6
$34ÖBB
$33STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$258Austrian Airlines
Wed
Jul 7
$34ÖBB | Railjet
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$258Austrian Airlines
Thu
Jul 8
$50Deutsche Bahn
$37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$258Austrian Airlines
Fri
Jul 9
$35Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$204Austrian Airlines
Sat
Jul 10
$34ÖBB
$25Flixbus
$258Austrian Airlines
Sun
Jul 11
$34ÖBB
$37STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$204Austrian Airlines
Mon
Jul 12
$34ÖBB
$25Flixbus
$204Austrian Airlines
Tue
Jul 13
$34ÖBB
$33STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$204Austrian Airlines
Wed
Jul 14
$34ÖBB
$25Flixbus
$204Austrian Airlines

The fastest trains from Vienna to Munich

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Fastest Journey

4 h

Average

4 h 43 m

Trains per day

44

Distance

356 km

Of the 44 trains that leave Vienna for Munich every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 356 km distance in an average of 4 h 43 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 16 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
06:30AMVienna Central Station4h00 10:30AMMunich
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$1301One-way
Fastest
08:30AMVienna Central Station4h00 12:30PMMunich
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$1301One-way
Fastest
06:30AMVienna Central Station4h00 10:30AMMunich Hbf
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$631One-way
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02:30PMVienna Central Station4h00 06:30PMMunich
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$1301One-way
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08:30AMVienna Central Station4h00 12:30PMMunich Hbf
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$631One-way

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Journey Summary

Vienna to Munich Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
5 hours 33 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $36
Trains depart from:Vienna
Trains arrive in:Munich
Distance:356 km
Train Companies:ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, Deutsche Bahn
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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Munich

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Vienna and Munich from $34 (€27). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Vienna to Munich in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your route between Vienna and Munich on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Vienna to Munich is 220 miles (355 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Vienna and Munich start at $50 (€40).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Vienna and Munich, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Trains from Vienna to Munich

Trains in Europe are an effective way of traveling between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trains from Vienna to Munich are operated by Deutsche Bahn and take 4 and 10 hours to arrive in Munich depending on the service chosen. There are usually 21 trains traveling from Vienna to Munich per day. Some trains are direct; however, most trains require a transfer in either Salzburg or Plattling. The first train departs Vienna at 5:30 a.m. while the last leaves at 11:54 p.m. Vienna to Munich trains depart from either Wien Hauptbahnhof or Wien Westbahnhof and arrive at München Hauptbahnhof.

Vienna to Munich Trains: General Information

Travelers can usually offset some of cost of Vienna to Munich train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.

  • All Vienna to Munich trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • Some Vienna to Munich trains are direct; however, most journeys require at least 1 transfer, usually in either Salzburg or Plattling. Occasional journeys require 4 transfers. All trains depart from either Wien Hauptbahnhof or Westbahnhof and arrive at München Hauptbahnhof.
  • The Vienna to Munich train journey takes as little as 4 hours to arrive in Munich.
  • Most travelers book their Vienna to Munich train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.


Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Vienna to Munich trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 17% cheaper on average to book a Vienna to Munich train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • Vienna to Munich trains are 29% cheaper on average when booked a week ahead of the travel date.
  • Vienna to Munich train costs are 35% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Vienna

Most trains depart from Wien Hauptbahnhof (or central train station) located in Vienna's city center. Other trains depart from Wien Westbahnhof located at Europaplatz 2 and is well connected to Vienna's city centre by the Vienna Metro system (U-Bahn) and the tram network. Travelers can reach the station by taking the S-Bahn-line S50 or the U3 or U6 underground lines. Six tram lines have stops outside the station entrance.

Getting into Munich by Train

Most trains arrive at Munich’s main station, München Hauptbahnhof, which is conveniently located close to the city center. Much of the city can be explored on foot, but Munich’s main station is also well connected by public transport. Just outside the main station entrance, visitors will find a number of bus and tram stops to take them into the city center. Alternatively, travelers have the option of taking the S-Bahn or U-Bahn, which are located beneath the station.

Train tickets from Vienna to Munich: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 42 €
2 weeks earlier 40 €5%
3 weeks earlier 39 €8%
1 month before 39 €8%
2 months earlier 41 €2%
3 months earlier 40 €5%


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 - Munich. 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 - Munich 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 8% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Vienna - Munich with 2 months in advance you save up to about 2% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 5%.
  • 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 Munich
Travel by train to Munich 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 Munich.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Vienna and Munich?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Munich, Germany by train is: Restricted.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/23/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Vienna and Munich before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Munich, Germany to Vienna, Austria?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Munich to Vienna is: Partially open

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Munich?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine

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 6/23/21. 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 Munich here.

How much do cheap train tickets to Munich from Vienna cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Vienna to Munich to cost as little as $34 (€27)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket to Munich from Vienna?
The Vienna to Munich train ticket price is on average $53 (€42)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Munich from Vienna by train?
The distance to Munich from Vienna by train is approximately 220 miles (355 km).
How long is the train from Vienna to Munich?
On average the Vienna to Munich train travel time is 4 h  for the 220 miles (355 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Vienna to Munich depart from? Which Munich train station do I come into from Vienna?

There are a few train stations in Vienna to start your route from including Wien Hauptbahnhof and Wien Westbahnhof. In Munich you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Wien Hauptbahnhof   and arrive in München Hbf.

Where is the train station in Vienna to go to Munich? Where is the train station in Munich located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Wien Hauptbahnhof and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at München Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Munich.

Which train companies can take me from Vienna to Munich?
For the best Vienna to Munich train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Vienna to Munich to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct train from Vienna to Munich?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Vienna to Munich on Omio with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
When does the first train depart from Vienna to Munich? When does the last train depart from Vienna to Munich?
The earliest train departing from Vienna to Munich leaves at 4: 50 AM. The last train departing from Vienna to Munich leaves at 9: 27 PM. You can find the latest Vienna to Munich train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Vienna to Munich train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains between Vienna and Munich to cost on average $53 (€42) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Vienna to Munich train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Munich
Wien Hbf
Amenities
Wien Westbahnhof
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