How to travel from Brussels to Vienna

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from Brussels to Vienna

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

Our recommendation

To get from Brussels to Vienna on Mar 21 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:45AMBrussels South Charleroi Airport1h45 10:30AMVienna International Airport
0 transfers
08:33PMBrussels-Midi17h59 02:32PMVienna Central Station
3 transfers
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10:25AMBrussels-Midi10h22 08:47PMVienna Central Station
1 transfer
08:23AMBrussels-Midi10h24 06:47PMVienna Central Station
1 transfer
06:23AMBrussels-Midi10h24 04:47PMVienna Central Station
2 transfers

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Travel Information between Brussels and Vienna

distanceDistance567 miles (914 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $99
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $5 (€4) • 13 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $5 (€4) • 13 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 567 miles (914 km) from Brussels to Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 13 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Brussels to Vienna.

Travel Tips: Travel from Brussels 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 Brussels to Vienna.

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Vienna, Austria is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Belgium enter Austria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Vienna from Brussels?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Vienna, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 3/8/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Brussels and Vienna.

The current restriction level for returning to Brussels, Belgium from Austria is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Brussels, Belgium from Vienna, Austria?

Reentering Belgium 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 Brussels from Vienna?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Belgium 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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. 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 Brussels from Vienna here.

There are 3 travel options from Brussels to Vienna: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Vienna is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€4) compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A flight is generally $95 (€84) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $99 (€88) from Brussels to Vienna.

Taking a flight is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a train to Vienna, which costs on average $10 (€9) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Brussels to Vienna is by flight with an average journey time of 13 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Vienna that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 22 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 13 h 44 min.

You should expect to travel around 567 miles (914 km) between Brussels and Vienna.

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Vienna is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Flights most often depart from Brussels at Brussels Airport and arrive in Vienna at Vienna International Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bruxelles-Midi and tend to arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Brussels to Vienna:

  • You can travel by bus from Brussels to Vienna with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Brussels to Vienna tickets for $99 (€88) on Omio.

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

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Vienna with Flixbus.
  • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Vienna with.

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 trip.

Looking to extend your trip from Brussels to Vienna? Many Omio customers who go from Brussels to Vienna usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Budapest or Munich. If you're looking to explore Prague, Budapest or Munich from Vienna, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $99 (€88) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $5 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $10 (€9) one way on average.

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

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