How to travel from Hamburg to Vienna

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from Hamburg to Vienna

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

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Vienna on Aug 10 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50AMHamburg Airport1h35 08:25AMVienna International Airport
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11:59AMHamburg Landwehr11h13 11:12PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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10:34AMHamburg Hbf10h18 08:52PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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08:34AMHamburg Hbf10h18 06:52PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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10:51AMHamburg Hbf11h58 10:49PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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Travel Information between Hamburg and Vienna

distanceDistance461 miles (744 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$86 - $187
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $86 (€80) • 12 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $184 (€170) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or ÖBB | Nightjet

Travel 461 miles (744 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Vienna from Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $86 (€80). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or ÖBB | Nightjet among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Hamburg to Vienna.

How to get from Hamburg to Vienna

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Hamburg to Vienna, 71,64% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Hamburg to Vienna, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Vienna

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 Hamburg to Vienna.

International travel from Hamburg, Germany to Vienna, Austria is: Fully open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Germany?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna if traveling from Hamburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/28/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Hamburg to Vienna.

The current restriction level for returning to Hamburg, Germany from Austria is: Fully open.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Hamburg, 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 8/8/22. 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 Hamburg from Vienna here.

You can travel to Vienna from Hamburg 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Vienna is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $86 (€80) compared to other travel options to Vienna:

Taking a bus is usually $97 (€90) less than taking a flight to Vienna, which costs on average $184 (€170) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $100 (€93) less than taking a train, which costs on average $187 (€173) for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Vienna from Hamburg is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Vienna can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Vienna by bus can take on average 12 h 50 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 2 min   on average.

The Hamburg to Vienna distance is around 461 miles (744 km).

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Vienna is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • 1 train a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Hamburg to Vienna:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Hamburg to Vienna depart from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travelers take a flight from Hamburg Airport to Vienna International Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

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

  • You can go to Vienna from Hamburg by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $86 (€80) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Vienna on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane from Hamburg to Vienna with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Hamburg to Vienna tickets for $184 (€170) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Hamburg to Vienna with ÖBB | Nightjet. Cheap tickets can be found for $187 (€173) with ÖBB | Nightjet from Hamburg to Vienna.

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

  • You can find 2 direct buses per day to Vienna with Flixbus.
  • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Vienna with Deutsche Bahn.

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.

Many of our customers traveling from Hamburg to Vienna don't make Vienna their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Vienna are Prague, Budapest or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Vienna to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $86 (€80) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $184 (€170) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $187 (€173) one way.

But we recommend booking Hamburg 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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