Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Munich

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

$50

Average

$115

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 $ 115 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 50.

Cheapest
03:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h36 08:06PMMunich Hbf
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$501One-way
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05:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 09:41AMMunich Hbf
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$1001One-way
07:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h47 12:17AMMunich Hbf
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$1031One-way
07:55PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)5h03 12:58AMMunich Hbf
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$1031One-way
06:51AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h46 11:37AMMunich Hbf
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$1061One-way

Train schedule from Vienna to Munich

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05:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 09:41AMMunich Hbf
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06:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 10:30AMMunich Hbf
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06:51AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h46 11:37AMMunich Hbf
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07:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 11:41AMMunich Hbf
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08:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 12:30PMMunich Hbf
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09:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h22 01:37PMMunich Hbf
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09:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 01:41PMMunich Hbf
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10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h04 02:34PMMunich Hbf
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11:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 03:41PMMunich Hbf
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12:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h03 04:33PMMunich Hbf
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01:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 05:41PMMunich Hbf
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02:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 06:30PMMunich Hbf
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03:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h36 08:06PMMunich Hbf
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04:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h02 08:32PMMunich Hbf
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05:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 09:41PMMunich Hbf
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06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h01 10:31PMMunich Hbf
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07:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h47 12:17AMMunich Hbf
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07:55PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)5h03 12:58AMMunich Hbf
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08:13PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h04 05:17AMMünchen Hbf (tief)
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08:13PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h04 05:17AMMünchen Hbf (tief)
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Sun
Jan 30
$50ÖBB
$30Flixbus
$389Air Dolomiti
Mon
Jan 31
$32ÖBB | Railjet
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$305Austrian Airlines
Tue
Feb 1
$32ÖBB
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$323Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Feb 2
$32ÖBB
$47Flixbus
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$34Union Ivkoni International
$265Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 4
$35ÖBB | Nightjet
$30Flixbus
$265Austrian Airlines
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Feb 5
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$30Flixbus
$265Austrian Airlines
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Feb 6
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$35Flixbus
$265Austrian Airlines
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Feb 7
$32ÖBB
$30Flixbus
$215Austrian Airlines
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Feb 8
$32ÖBB
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$215Air Dolomiti
Wed
Feb 9
$32ÖBB
$43Flixbus
$215Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Feb 10
$32ÖBB
$30Flixbus
$215Austrian Airlines
Fri
Feb 11
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$30Union Ivkoni International
$182TAP Portugal
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Feb 12
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$30Flixbus
$174Lufthansa Cityline
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Feb 13
$32ÖBB
$30Union Ivkoni International
$174Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Feb 14
$32ÖBB
$30Flixbus
$174Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Feb 15
$32ÖBB
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$174Austrian Airlines
Wed
Feb 16
$32ÖBB
$24Flixbus
$124Eurowings Europe
Thu
Feb 17
$32ÖBB
$18Flixbus
$174Austrian Airlines
Fri
Feb 18
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$24Flixbus
$174Austrian Airlines

Fastest train times from Vienna to Munich

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

4 h

Average

4 h 44 m

Trains per day

20

Distance

356 km

Of the 20 trains that leave Vienna for Munich every day 7 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 44 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 4 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
08:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 12:30PMMunich Hbf
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$1201One-way
Fastest
06:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 10:30AMMunich Hbf
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$1181One-way
Fastest
02:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 06:30PMMunich Hbf
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$1201One-way
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06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h01 10:31PMMunich Hbf
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$1201One-way
04:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h02 08:32PMMunich Hbf
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$1201One-way

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Overview: Train from Vienna to Munich

distanceDistance220 miles (355 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | S-Bahn

Trains from Vienna to Munich cover the 220 miles (355 km) long route taking on average 4 h with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $37 (€31), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $32 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in München Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB from Vienna to Munich trains

Travel between Vienna and Munich from $32 (€27) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

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 Munich train.

  • Average Price: $45

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Munich from Vienna don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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

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

Is travel by train currently allowed from Vienna, Austria to Munich, Germany?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Munich, 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, 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 1/28/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Munich from Vienna as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to Austria from Germany by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Vienna, Austria from Munich is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Vienna from Munich restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Vienna from Munich closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap trains between Vienna and Munich?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Vienna to Munich for the next 7 days starting from $32 (€27)  one way.

What is the cost of a train to Munich from Vienna?

The train price from Vienna to Munich is on average $37 (€31)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How far is Munich from Vienna by train?

You should expect to travel around 220 miles (355 km)  between Vienna and Munich by train.

How long is the train to Munich from Vienna?

While the time it takes to travel 220 miles (355 km) from Vienna to Munich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Vienna to Munich train journey time is on average 4 h.

Which train station from Vienna to Munich do I depart from? Which Munich train station from Vienna do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof   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 Westbahnhof and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at München Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the train station to the city center in Munich.

Which train providers should I travel with from Vienna to Munich?

For the best Vienna to Munich train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | S-Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Vienna and Munich to compare what amenities they may offer.

Can I find a direct train from Vienna to Munich?

Yes, there are 6 direct trains per day from Vienna to Munich. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB or ÖBB | Nightjet  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.

How many trains are there to Munich from Vienna a day?

The average number of trains departing Vienna for Munich is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Vienna to Munich? When is the last train from Vienna to Munich?

The earliest train departing from Vienna to Munich leaves at 5: 30 AM. The last train departing from Vienna to Munich leaves at 10: 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 train tickets to Munich from Vienna to score the best deals?

You can find trains to Munich from Vienna to cost on average $37 (€31) 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Vienna to Munich train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Munich
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 between Vienna and Munich.