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Travel Information from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna

distanceDistance469 miles (756 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$14 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $14 (€12) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $14 (€12) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 469 miles (756 km) by bus, flight or train to Vienna from Gelsenkirchen. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Austria due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna?

Travel from Gelsenkirchen, Germany to Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Vienna from Gelsenkirchen restricted?

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

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

  • 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 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: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 12/7/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Gelsenkirchen and Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Gelsenkirchen, Germany from Vienna, Austria?

The current restriction level for returning to Gelsenkirchen, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • 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
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Gelsenkirchen, 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 12/7/21. 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 Gelsenkirchen from Vienna here.

How do I reach Vienna from Gelsenkirchen?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Gelsenkirchen and Vienna?

The cheapest way to get from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $14 (€12) compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A flight is generally $20 (€16) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $33 (€28) from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna.

A flight is $31 (€26) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna costing on average $45 (€38).

What is the fastest way to travel to Vienna from Gelsenkirchen?

The quickest way to travel from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 16 h 6 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 11 h 15 min   on average.

How many miles from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna would I travel?

The distance is approximately 469 miles (756 km) from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna.

How many services a day are there from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Gelsenkirchen? Where do I arrive in Vienna?

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

  • Buses from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna most often leave from Gelsenkirchen, ZOB and arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Trains mostly leave from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and tend to arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Who can get me from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna?

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

  • You can go to Vienna from Gelsenkirchen by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $33 (€28) with Flixbus from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Gelsenkirchen and Vienna with Ryanair, and you can find Ryanair Gelsenkirchen to Vienna tickets for $14 (€12) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $45 (€38) with Deutsche Bahn from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna?

Your trip from Gelsenkirchen 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 Gelsenkirchen to Vienna tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Vienna today!

How early should I book tickets from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Gelsenkirchen to Vienna, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $33 (€28) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $14 (€12) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $45 (€38) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Gelsenkirchen to Vienna tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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