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from Munich to Vienna

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

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Vienna on Jun 14 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:04AMMunich Hbf4h41 10:45AMVienna Central Station
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$361One-way
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06:04AMMunich Hbf4h41 10:45AMVienna Central Station
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$361One-way
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10:17AMMunich Hbf4h13 02:30PMVienna Central Station
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$511One-way
08:17PMMunich Hbf4h16 12:33AMVienna Central Station
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$511One-way
07:17PMMunich4h13 11:30PMVienna Central Station
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$541One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Jun 13
$77Deutsche Bahn
$61Union Ivkoni International
$592Croatia Airlines
Mon
Jun 14
$36Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$559Austrian Airlines
Tue
Jun 15
$36Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$493Croatia Airlines
Wed
Jun 16
$36Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$483Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Jun 17
$35ÖBB
$32Flixbus
$263Eurowings
Fri
Jun 18
$51Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$438Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 19
$35ÖBB
$19Flixbus
$418Austrian Airlines
Sun
Jun 20
$47ÖBB | ICE
$26Flixbus
$330Austrian Airlines
Mon
Jun 21
$35ÖBB
$26Flixbus
$330Austrian Airlines
Tue
Jun 22
$35ÖBB
$59Union Ivkoni International
$253Austrian Airlines
Wed
Jun 23
$35ÖBB
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$253Austrian Airlines
Thu
Jun 24
$35ÖBB
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$173Eurowings
Fri
Jun 25
$35ÖBB
$32Flixbus
$253Austrian Airlines
Sat
Jun 26
$35ÖBB
$60Union Ivkoni International
$253Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Jun 27
$35ÖBB
$60Union Ivkoni International
$253Austrian Airlines
Mon
Jun 28
$35ÖBB
$26Flixbus
$253Austrian Airlines
Tue
Jun 29
$35ÖBB
$26Flixbus
$253Austrian Airlines
Wed
Jun 30
$35ÖBB
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$253Austrian Airlines
Thu
Jul 1
$35ÖBB
$26Flixbus
$253Austrian Airlines
Fri
Jul 2
$35ÖBB
$32Flixbus
$253Austrian Airlines
Sat
Jul 3
$35ÖBB
$26Flixbus
$253Austrian Airlines

How to Travel from Munich to Vienna

A variety of transport options are available for traveling from Munich to Vienna. The journey is just over 400 kilometers and flying is the fastest option. Direct bus routes usually take slightly longer than the equivalent train routes.

Trains from Munich to Vienna | Buses from Munich to Vienna | Flights from Munich to Vienna

Munich to Vienna Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€24

4:33 h

1 Week Ahead

trains

€46

4:00 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€159

0:50 h

1 Week Before



What is the best way to travel from Munich to Vienna?

Cheapest way to travel from Munich to Vienna


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Munich to Vienna. Buses traveling from Munich to Vienna depart from Vienna ZOB and take approximately 5 hours to arrive at either Vienna Hütteldorf, Westbahnhof Europaplatz, or Südtiroler Platz. Buses are an average of €22 cheaper than taking the train. Approximately 16 buses travel from Munich to Vienna per day. Bus companies that travel from Munich to Vienna include Flixbus, Eurolines, and Hellö.


Fastest way to travel from Munich to Vienna


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Munich to Vienna. A Munich to Vienna usually only requires 55 minutes of flight time; however, when transport to and from the Vienna and Munich airports are taken into consideration, the journey will take approximately 4:15 h. Flights traveling from Munich to Vienna depart from Munich airport and arrive at Vienna's International airport. Airlines that fly directly from Vienna to Munich include Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines. Approximately 18 direct flights travel from Munich to Vienna every day.


Most popular way to travel from Munich to Vienna


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Munich to Vienna. Trains traveling from Munich to Vienna depart from Munich Hauptbahnhof and take approximately 4 hours to arrive at either Vienna Hauptbahnhof. There are approximately 20 trains traveling from Munich to Vienna every day, with the first departing Munich at 6:24 a.m. All trains that travel from Munich to Vienna are operated by Deutsche Bahn.


How to get from Munich to Vienna

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Munich to Vienna, 87,12% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Munich to Vienna and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Munich, Germany and Vienna, Austria allowed?

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

Is international entry into Vienna from Munich 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 Munich?

  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival

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: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 6/9/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Munich to Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Munich, Germany from Vienna, Austria due to COVID-19?

The current restriction level for returning to Munich, Germany from Austria is: Restricted.

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

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

Which rules do I need to follow in Munich, 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 6/12/21. 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 Munich from Vienna here.

How do I get from Munich to Vienna?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Vienna from Munich. You can take a bus, flight or train.

How many miles from Munich to Vienna would I travel?

The distance is approximately 220 miles (355 km) from Munich to Vienna.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Munich to Vienna?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from München, ZOB and arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Flights mostly depart from Munich Airport and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from München Hbf and arrive in Wien Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel operators can get me to Vienna from Munich?

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

  • You can travel to Vienna from Munich by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $26 (€20) with Flixbus from Munich to Vienna.
  • You can take a flight from Munich to Vienna with Austrian Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $208 (€161) with Austrian Airlines from Munich to Vienna.
  • You can travel by train to Vienna from Munich with ÖBB, and you can find ÖBB Munich to Vienna tickets for $35 (€27) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Munich and Vienna?

Yes, there are direct services available from Munich to Vienna with the following travel companies:

  • You can buy a direct bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct flight with.
  • You can take a direct train with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Munich to Vienna?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Munich to Vienna often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Prague, Budapest or Bratislava. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Munich and Vienna itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Vienna and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets between Munich and Vienna online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $26 (€20) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $208 (€161) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $35 (€27) one way on average for this journey.

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

How do I get from Munich to Vienna the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Vienna from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $26 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:

A bus is $183 (€141) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Munich to Vienna costing on average $208 (€161).

Taking a bus is about $9 (€7) less than taking a train, which costs on average $35 (€27) for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Munich to Vienna?

The fastest way from Munich to Vienna is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 15 min  on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Vienna
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
München Ost
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