The cheapest trains from Vienna to Munich

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Cheapest

$127

Average

$130

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 $ 130 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 127.

Cheapest
11:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h14 05:41AMMunich Hbf
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$1271One-way
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03:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h36 08:06PMMunich Hbf
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$1271One-way
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02:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 06:30PMMunich Hbf
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$1271One-way
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06:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 10:30AMMunich Hbf
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$1271One-way
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04:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h02 08:32PMMunich Hbf
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$1271One-way

Timetable 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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06:50AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h47 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)4h02 02:32PMMunich 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)4h12 09:42PMMunich Hbf
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06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h03 10:33PMMunich 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)5h02 12:57AMMunich Hbf
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08:13PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h04 05:17AMMünchen Hbf (tief)
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11:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h14 05:41AMMunich Hbf
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
Sep 22
$118Deutsche Bahn with connection
$52Flixbus
$381Austrian Airlines
Thu
Sep 23
$57Deutsche Bahn
$32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$155Eurowings
Fri
Sep 24
$50Deutsche Bahn
$36STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$254Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Sep 25
$50Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$254Austrian Airlines
Sun
Sep 26
$47Deutsche Bahn
$32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$301Austrian Airlines
Mon
Sep 27
$33ÖBB
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$371Austrian Airlines
Tue
Sep 28
$33ÖBB | Railjet
$31Union Ivkoni International
$155Eurowings
Wed
Sep 29
$33ÖBB
$44Flixbus
$155Eurowings Europe
Thu
Sep 30
$33ÖBB | Railjet
$31Flixbus
$155Eurowings Europe
Fri
Oct 1
$33ÖBB | Railjet
$31Flixbus
$155Eurowings
Sat
Oct 2
$33ÖBB | Railjet
$25Flixbus
$200Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 3
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$155Eurowings
Mon
Oct 4
$33ÖBB
$31Flixbus
$249Austrian Airlines
Tue
Oct 5
$33ÖBB
$31Flixbus
$155Eurowings
Wed
Oct 6
$33ÖBB | Railjet
$31Flixbus
$143Eurowings
Thu
Oct 7
$24Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$155Eurowings Europe
Fri
Oct 8
$33ÖBB | Railjet
$25Flixbus
$155Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$24Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$200Austrian Airlines
Sun
Oct 10
$24Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$306Austrian Airlines
Mon
Oct 11
$24Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$249Austrian Airlines
Tue
Oct 12
$24Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$155Eurowings

The fastest trains from Vienna to Munich

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

4 h

Average

4 h 36 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 36 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
02:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 06:30PMMunich Hbf
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$1271One-way
Fastest
06:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 10:30AMMunich Hbf
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$1271One-way
Fastest
08:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 12:30PMMunich Hbf
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$1271One-way
2nd Fastest
04:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h02 08:32PMMunich Hbf
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$1271One-way
2nd Fastest
10:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h02 02:32PMMunich Hbf
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$1271One-way

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Train Information from Vienna to Munich

distanceDistance220 miles (355 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$59 (€48)
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 trip taking on average 4 h 11 min 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $33 (€27), but the average price of train tickets is $59 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in München Hbf.

Train companies

Vienna to Munich with ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train from Vienna to Munich with ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $33 (€27). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

ÖBB
Deutsche Bahn

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Vienna to Munich by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

Find cheap tickets for ÖBB trains from Vienna to Munich on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Vienna to Munich train schedule from ÖBB, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 220 miles (355 km) trip between Vienna and Munich, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Vienna to Munich in the Omio app, you can check to see if the ÖBB trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the ÖBB train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Munich from Vienna and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Vienna to Munich with ÖBB!

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by ÖBB when booking your train tickets from Vienna to Munich due to the coronavirus:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
      • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
      • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
    • 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
    Is cross-border travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Munich, Germany allowed?

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

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

    International entry status: Entry is partially open 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 3 days before arrival
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    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 9/21/21. 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 are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Austria from Munich, Germany?

    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
    • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

    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 9/19/21. 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 do cheap trains between Vienna and Munich cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Vienna and Munich for as low as $33 (€27)  for the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train between Vienna and Munich?
    The train price between Vienna and Munich is on average $59 (€48)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
    What is the distance to Munich from Vienna by train?
    The distance between Vienna and Munich by train is approximately 220 miles (355 km).
    How long is the train between Vienna and Munich?
    The train time from Vienna to Munich is on average 4 h 11 min  for the 220 miles (355 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Vienna to Munich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    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 book their trains from Wien Westbahnhof   to München Hbf.

    Where is the train station in Vienna? Where is the train station in Munich?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Wien Westbahnhof and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Munich most often arrive at München Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

    Which train companies can take me between Vienna and Munich?
    For the trip from Vienna to Munich you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Vienna to Munich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Can I purchase a direct train from Vienna to Munich?
    Yes, there are 6 direct trains from Vienna to Munich per day with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    How many train services are there from Vienna to Munich 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 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 far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Vienna to Munich to get the best deals?
    If you buy the Vienna to Munich train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $59 (€48). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Vienna to Munich. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Vienna
    Munich
    Wien Hbf
    Amenities
    Wien Westbahnhof
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