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from Vienna to Cottbus

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Travel Information between Vienna and Cottbus

distanceDistance260 miles (420 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$43 - $61
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $43 (€36) • 11 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $61 (€51) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 260 miles (420 km) by bus, flight or train between Vienna and Cottbus. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Cottbus.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Cottbus, Germany from Vienna, Austria currently allowed?

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

Can travelers from Austria enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • 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
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Cottbus, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 12/5/21. 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 to Cottbus from Vienna.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Vienna, Austria from Cottbus, Germany?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Austria?

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Vienna, Austria was last verified on 12/1/21. 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 Vienna from Cottbus.

What are the ways to get from Vienna to Cottbus?

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Cottbus from Vienna is by taking a bus, which costs on average $43 (€36).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cottbus:

A bus is generally $18 (€15) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $61 (€51) from Vienna to Cottbus.

Taking a bus is about $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which costs on average $45 (€38) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Vienna and Cottbus?

The fastest way to get to Cottbus from Vienna is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Cottbus can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 5 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 10 h 31 min   on average.

How many miles from Vienna to Cottbus would I travel?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Cottbus is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

Where do I depart from Vienna? Where do I arrive in Cottbus?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Cottbus, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers take a train from Wien Westbahnhof to Cottbus Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Vienna to Cottbus?

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:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Cottbus by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Vienna to Cottbus tickets on Omio for $43 (€36).
  • EasyJet can get you to Cottbus by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Vienna to Cottbus for $61 (€51) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Cottbus. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Vienna to Cottbus tickets on Omio for $45 (€38).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Vienna to Cottbus?
Many of our customers traveling from Vienna to Cottbus don't make Cottbus their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Cottbus are Berlin, Dresden or Leipzig, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cottbus to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Vienna to Cottbus tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Vienna to Cottbus, 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 $43 (€36) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $61 (€51) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $45 (€38) one way on average.

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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