How to travel from Munich to Vienna

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from Munich to Vienna

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

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To get from Munich to Vienna on Dec 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:58AMMünchen Ost3h52 09:50AMVienna Westbahnhof
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291One-way
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09:30AMMünchen, ZOB10h10 07:40PMVienna
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05:30PMMunich Hbf4h00 09:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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05:48AMMunich Hbf4h02 09:50AMVienna Westbahnhof
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291One-way
04:17PMMunich Hbf4h13 08:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 transfer
341One-way

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Travel Information from Munich to Vienna

distanceDistance220 miles (355 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $184
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $31 (€28) • 4 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $184 (€165) • 4 h
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 220 miles (355 km) to Vienna from Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Vienna.

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

International travel from Munich, Germany to Vienna, Austria is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Germany?

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

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

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 11/17/22; 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 between Munich and Vienna.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/6/22. 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 Munich from Vienna here.

There are 4 ways to get from Munich to Vienna: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Munich to Vienna is by taking a train with an average price of $31 (€28).

This is compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A train is $3 (€3) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Munich to Vienna costing on average $35 (€31).

Taking a train is usually $153 (€137) less than taking a flight to Vienna, which costs on average $184 (€165) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Munich and Vienna is by flight, which takes on average 4 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 14 h 20 min.

In comparison, getting to Vienna by train can take on average 4 h 13 min.

You should expect to travel around 220 miles (355 km) between Munich and Vienna.

The average frequency per day from Munich to Vienna is:

  • 8 buses per day.
  • 5 trains a day.

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

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 leave from Munich Airport and tend to arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from München Hbf and tend to arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way 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 $35 (€31) on Omio.
  • You can go to Vienna from Munich by plane with Eurowings. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $184 (€165) with Eurowings from Munich to Vienna on Omio.
  • You can travel to Vienna from Munich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $31 (€28) with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Vienna.

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

  • You can find 8 direct buses per day to Vienna with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct train to Vienna with Deutsche Bahn, Westbahn or ÖBB with 5 direct trains per day.

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.

Omio customers who travel from Munich to Vienna often also extend their vacation to go to Prague, Budapest or Bratislava. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Vienna and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Munich 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 costs $35 (€31) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $184 (€165) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $31 (€28) one way for this trip.

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.

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