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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 Sep 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:29PMMunich Hbf4h01 07:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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$571One-way
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09:30PMMünchen, ZOB7h00 04:30AMVienna
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$361One-way
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07:23AMMunich Hbf4h07 11:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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$571One-way
08:17AMMunich Hbf4h13 12:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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$571One-way
07:17PMMunich Hbf4h13 11:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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$571One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$118Deutsche Bahn with connection
$39Union Ivkoni International
$486Croatia Airlines
Mon
Sep 20
$33ÖBB
$31Flixbus
$501TAP Portugal
Tue
Sep 21
$33ÖBB
$31Union Ivkoni International
$478Croatia Airlines
Wed
Sep 22
$33ÖBB
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$468Austrian Airlines
Thu
Sep 23
$33ÖBB
$31Union Ivkoni International
$453Croatia Airlines
Fri
Sep 24
$33ÖBB
$31Flixbus
$468Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Sep 25
$33ÖBB
$33Union Ivkoni International
$404Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Sep 26
$33ÖBB
$32Union Ivkoni International
$320Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Sep 27
$33ÖBB
$31Union Ivkoni International
$320Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Sep 28
$33ÖBB
$31Union Ivkoni International
$320Austrian Airlines
Wed
Sep 29
$33ÖBB
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$245Austrian Airlines
Thu
Sep 30
$33ÖBB
$31Union Ivkoni International
$245Austrian Airlines
Fri
Oct 1
$33ÖBB
$36Eurolines Germany
$231Austrian Airlines
Sat
Oct 2
$33ÖBB
$31Union Ivkoni International
$231Austrian Airlines
Sun
Oct 3
$33ÖBB
$31Union Ivkoni International
$245Austrian Airlines
Mon
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$31Union Ivkoni International
$245Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Wed
Oct 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$205Tuifly
Thu
Oct 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Fri
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$36Eurolines Germany
$245Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$31Union Ivkoni International
$245Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information from Munich to Vienna

distanceDistance220 miles (355 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $256
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€26) • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $256 (€204) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or ÖBB

Travel 220 miles (355 km) by flight, bus or train from Munich to Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Munich to Vienna.

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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

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buses

€24

4:33 h

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€46

4:00 h

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€159

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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
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Vienna, Austria from Munich, Germany?

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?

  • 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 9/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Munich and Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Vienna, Austria?

Return travel to Munich, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Austria?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Munich, Germany was last verified on 9/18/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Munich from Vienna.

How do I get from Munich to Vienna?

You can travel to Vienna from Munich 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Munich and Vienna is by taking a bus with an average price of $32 (€26).

This is compared to other travel options to Vienna:

Taking a bus is usually $223 (€178) less than taking a flight to Vienna, which costs on average $256 (€204) for the same trip.

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Munich to Vienna costing on average $34 (€27).

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

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

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

In comparison, getting to Vienna by bus can take on average 5 h 15 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 1 min.

How many miles from Munich to Vienna would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there between Munich and Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Vienna is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Munich to Vienna depart from Munich Airport to Vienna International Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from München, ZOB and arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Munich to Vienna depart from München Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Munich to Vienna?

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

  • You can take a flight from Munich to Vienna with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for $256 (€204) with Lufthansa Cityline from Munich to Vienna.
  • You can travel by bus between Munich and Vienna with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And you can find STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Munich to Vienna tickets for $32 (€26) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Munich to Vienna with ÖBB, and you can find ÖBB Munich to Vienna tickets for $34 (€27) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Munich to Vienna?

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

  • You'll find 16 direct trains a day to Vienna with ÖBB.

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 route.

Where should I go next after I travel between Munich and Vienna?
Your trip from Munich 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 Bratislava. If you’d like to add Prague, Budapest or Bratislava to your Munich 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 Munich to Vienna tickets online to score 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 plane ticket is costing on average $256 (€204) one way for this trip.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $32 (€26) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $34 (€27) one way on average for this route.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Vienna
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
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München Hbf
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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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