Travel options
from Munich to Vienna

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

No journeys found

We couldn’t find any journeys for this date. Click below and try searching for another date.

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Accommodation

Need a place to stay?

view on map
Top pick hotels
Entire homes & apartments

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner Booking.com

View all

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sun
Jan 30
$47ÖBB | Nightjet
$35Flixbus
$603Air Dolomiti
Mon
Jan 31
$35Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$366Croatia Airlines
Tue
Feb 1
$39Deutsche Bahn
$35Union Ivkoni International
$453Austrian Airlines
Wed
Feb 2
$32ÖBB
Find prices
$366Croatia Airlines
Thu
Feb 3
$32ÖBB
$53Flixbus
$453Austrian Airlines
Fri
Feb 4
$32ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$35Flixbus
$366Croatia Airlines
Sat
Feb 5
$32ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$30Flixbus
$392Austrian Airlines
Sun
Feb 6
$39Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$312Austrian Airlines
Mon
Feb 7
$32ÖBB
$30Flixbus
$312Austrian Airlines
Tue
Feb 8
$32ÖBB
$30Union Ivkoni International
$241Air Dolomiti
Wed
Feb 9
$32ÖBB
Find prices
$241Austrian Airlines
Thu
Feb 10
$32ÖBB
$50Flixbus
$241Austrian Airlines
Fri
Feb 11
$32ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$38Eurolines Germany
$241Austrian Airlines
Sat
Feb 12
$32ÖBB | Euro City (EC)
$33Flixbus
$241Austrian Airlines
Sun
Feb 13
$35ÖBB | Nightjet
$35Union Ivkoni International
$241Austrian Airlines
Mon
Feb 14
$32ÖBB
$30Union Ivkoni International
$241Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Feb 15
$32ÖBB
$30Union Ivkoni International
$241Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 16
$32ÖBB
Find prices
$241Austrian Airlines
Thu
Feb 17
$32ÖBB
Find prices
$241Austrian Airlines
Fri
Feb 18
$32ÖBB
$38Eurolines Germany
$241Austrian Airlines

Travel Information from Munich to Vienna

distanceDistance220 miles (355 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $126
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $126 (€105) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings Europe or ÖBB

Travel 220 miles (355 km) by bus, flight 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 $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings Europe or ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Vienna.

The Window Seat

Read more about Vienna

Beyond Greta
Beyond Greta

The global outbreak of COVID-19 has made us reevaluate our lives in every way. Things that used to worry us don’t seem important anymore. The pandemic has also cast a spotlight on what we are doing to our...

Continue reading
Wanderlust-Inspiring Movies
Wanderlust-Inspiring Movies

Travel (or romance for that matter) might be tricky at the moment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t let the magic of movies transport you to new places. As a warm-up for Valentine’s Day,...

Continue reading
Vienna: A City Guide
Vienna: A City Guide

A walk through the main streets of Vienna, Austria, feels like a trip back in time. Magnificent buildings from the 19th century line boulevards, horse-drawn carriages with drivers in tailcoats and hats pass by, and locals decked in baroque dresses...

Continue reading

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


cheap

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


fast

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


popular

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.

Search on Omio to find cheap tickets from Munich to Vienna. It’s easy to find the most attractive prices and choose your preferred route for your journey. Book on web or app, and travel with your mobile ticket —without the stress of printing your ticket.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich 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 Munich to Vienna.
FAQs

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

Travel between Munich, Germany and Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

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: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 1/27/22. 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 from Munich to Vienna.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Vienna, Austria due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 1/28/22. 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 travel from Munich to Vienna?

There are 3 ways to get from Munich to Vienna: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Munich to Vienna?

The cheapest way to go to Vienna from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Vienna:

Taking a bus is usually $102 (€85) less than taking a flight to Vienna, which costs on average $126 (€105) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $8 (€7) less than taking a train, which costs on average $32 (€27) for this trip.

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

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

Other travel options to Vienna can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h   of travel time.

How far is it from Munich to Vienna?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Munich to Vienna is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Vienna from Munich, what are the departure and arrival points in Munich and Vienna?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from München, ZOB and tend to arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Flights mostly leave from Munich Airport and tend to arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Munich at München Hbf and arrive in Vienna at Wien Westbahnhof.

Who 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 travel by bus from Munich to Vienna with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Munich to Vienna tickets for $24 (€20) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Vienna from Munich with Eurowings Europe, and you can find Eurowings Europe Munich to Vienna tickets for $126 (€105) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Munich to Vienna by train with ÖBB. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $32 (€27) with ÖBB from Munich to Vienna.

Can I travel directly between Munich and Vienna?

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

  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to take to Vienna with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB or ÖBB | Nightjet.

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.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Munich to 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!

When should I book a ticket from Munich to Vienna online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $24 (€20) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $126 (€105) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $32 (€27) one way.

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