How to travel from Vienna to Cottbus

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Travel Information from Vienna to Cottbus

distanceDistance260 miles (420 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$51 - $352
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $51 (€45) • 13 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $352 (€312) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM Cityhopper or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 260 miles (420 km) from Vienna to Cottbus. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $51 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, KLM Cityhopper or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Vienna to Cottbus.

Travel Tips: Travel from Vienna to Cottbus

Travel Tips: Travel to Cottbus 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 Vienna to Cottbus.

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Cottbus, Germany due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 2/21/23; 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 Vienna and Cottbus.

The restriction level for your return to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Vienna from Cottbus restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Vienna from Cottbus?

Conditions of reentry into Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Vienna, Austria?

You should observe these safety measures in Austria as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 3/8/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Vienna from Cottbus closer to your date of departure here.

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Vienna and Cottbus. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Cottbus from Vienna is by taking a train, which costs on average $51 (€45).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cottbus:

Taking a train is usually $17 (€15) less than taking a bus to Cottbus, which costs on average $68 (€60) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $301 (€267) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $352 (€312) for this route.

The quickest way to travel to Cottbus from Vienna is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   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 17 h 46 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 13 h 51 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 260 miles (420 km) from Vienna to Cottbus.

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Cottbus is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Cottbus, Busbahnhof.
  • Most travelers take a train from Wien Westbahnhof to Cottbus Hauptbahnhof.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Vienna to Cottbus, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Cottbus by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Vienna to Cottbus for $68 (€60).
  • Travel with KLM Cityhopper to go to Cottbus by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find KLM Cityhopper Vienna to Cottbus tickets on Omio for $352 (€312).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Cottbus by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Cottbus for $51 (€45) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Austrian Airlines.
  • You can take a direct train with.

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

Your trip from Vienna to Cottbus doesn't have to end in Cottbus. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Dresden or Leipzig. If you’d like to add Berlin, Dresden or Leipzig to your Vienna to Cottbus tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cottbus today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $68 (€60) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $352 (€312) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $51 (€45) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Vienna to Cottbus 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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