The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Vienna to Munich will cost around $ 96 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.
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5 h 12 m
Trains per day
Of the 24 train that leave Vienna for Munich every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 356 km distance in an average of 5 h 12 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4 h .
The slowest train will take 9 h 47 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
5 hours 38 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$35|
|Trains depart from:||Vienna|
|Trains arrive in:||Munich|
|Train Companies:||ÖBB, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn|
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.
Travelers can usually offset some of cost of Vienna to Munich train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.
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:
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.
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.