How to travel from Berlin to Vienna

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from Berlin to Vienna

You can get from Berlin to Vienna by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Berlin to Vienna on Dec 03 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:00PMBerlin9h05 09:05PMWien, Stadion Center
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09:00AMBerlin10h40 07:40PMVienna
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01:16PMBerlin Hbf9h33 10:49PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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06:17AMBerlin Hbf8h32 02:49PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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Travel Information to Vienna from Berlin

distanceDistance324 miles (523 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$85 - $178
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $85 (€78) • 8 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $137 (€125) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or ÖBB | Nightjet

Travel 324 miles (523 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Vienna from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $85 (€78). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or ÖBB | Nightjet among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Vienna.

Travel from Berlin to Vienna: Journey Details

Traveling from Berlin to Vienna is simple. If you want to make the journey, you can choose between buses, trains, flights and car pooling services like Bla Bla Car. If you are in a hurry to reach Vienna, flying is easily the fastest way to travel, with a flight time of 1 hour 20 minutes. However, you can travel in style on Deutsche Bahn or snuggle up in a coach overnight, saving money in the process.

Return trips from Vienna to Berlin are also available.

How to get from Berlin to Vienna

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Berlin to Vienna there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 48,21% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Berlin to Vienna. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Berlin to Vienna

Buses from Berlin to Vienna are operated by a range of firms, including Flixbus, Regiojet and Infobus. Flixbus offer 14 direct bus journeys every day and take 9 hours 10 minutes to reach Vienna. Infobus also offer 13 departure slots, and take around 8 hours 50 minutes to complete the journey. Both firms depart from the Südkreuz station, while indirect Regiojet buses leave from Berlin ZOB.

Trains from Berlin to Vienna

Deutsche Bahn runs plenty of trains from Berlin to Vienna, allowing customers to take their pick between morning, afternoon and evening trains. The earliest departure leaves at 4:27 a.m. and the last is at 11:45 p.m. There are no direct trains, so a change will be required en route (often in Prague). The journey takes between 8 hours 50 minutes and 10 hours.

Flights from Berlin to Vienna

Every day, there are between 8 and 13 flights from Berlin to Vienna, with services being provided by Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Air Berlin and Easyjet. The flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes, and no changes are needed. Flights leave morning, afternoon and late into the evening.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Vienna

Travel Tips: Travel to Vienna 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 Berlin to Vienna.
FAQs

Travel from Berlin, Germany to Vienna, Austria is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Vienna from Berlin restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna, Austria from Berlin?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Vienna, Austria?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Vienna from Berlin closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Berlin, Germany from Austria is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Berlin, Germany from Vienna, Austria?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Berlin from Vienna?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Berlin from Vienna here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Berlin and Vienna. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Vienna from Berlin is by taking a bus, which costs on average $85 (€78).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:

Taking a bus is about $51 (€47) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $137 (€125) for this route.

A bus is $93 (€85) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Berlin to Vienna costing on average $178 (€163).

The fastest way to get to Vienna from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Vienna can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 8 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 32 min.

The distance is approximately 324 miles (523 km) from Berlin to Vienna.

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Vienna is:

  • Around 11 buses per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Vienna from Berlin as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Vienna:

  • Buses from Berlin to Vienna most often leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Flights from Berlin to Vienna most often leave from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Berlin Hbf and tend to arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Vienna, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Vienna by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Berlin to Vienna tickets on Omio for $85 (€78).
  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Vienna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Berlin to Vienna tickets on Omio for $137 (€125).
  • Travel with ÖBB | Nightjet for trains to Vienna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for ÖBB | Nightjet Berlin to Vienna tickets on Omio for $178 (€163).

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Vienna with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 8 direct buses a day to Vienna with Flixbus or Arda Tur.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to Vienna with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE.

Direct services to Vienna tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Your trip from Berlin to Vienna doesn't have to end in Vienna. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Budapest or Munich. If you’d like to add Prague, Budapest or Munich to your Berlin to Vienna tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Vienna today!

When planning your trip from Berlin to Vienna, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $85 (€78) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $137 (€125) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $178 (€163) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Berlin to Vienna online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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