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Travel Information from Vienna to Frankfurt

distanceDistance370 miles (597 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $54
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $16 (€13) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $16 (€13) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesWizz Air, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 370 miles (597 km) from Vienna to Frankfurt. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Wizz Air, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Frankfurt.

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

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What measures do I need to follow in Frankfurt, 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 12/1/21; 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 to Frankfurt from Vienna.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Vienna, Austria from Frankfurt, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.

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

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

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

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/1/21. 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 Vienna from Frankfurt here.

How do I reach Frankfurt from Vienna?

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

What is the cheapest way from Vienna to Frankfurt?

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt from Vienna is by taking a flight, which costs on average $16 (€13).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Frankfurt:

A flight is $18 (€15) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Vienna to Frankfurt costing on average $34 (€28).

A flight is generally $38 (€32) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $54 (€45) from Vienna to Frankfurt.

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

The quickest way to travel to Frankfurt from Vienna is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 13 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt by train can take on average 6 h 37 min.

What is the distance from Vienna to Frankfurt?

Frankfurt is approximately 370 miles (597 km) away from Vienna.

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

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Frankfurt is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Vienna and Frankfurt, what are the departure and arrival points in Vienna and Frankfurt?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and tend to arrive in Frankfurt, Stuttgarter Straße (Fermomnibusbahnhof).
Which travel operators can get me to Frankfurt from Vienna?

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

  • You can take a flight from Vienna to Frankfurt with Wizz Air. Cheap tickets can be found for $16 (€13) with Wizz Air from Vienna to Frankfurt.
  • You can travel by bus between Vienna and Frankfurt with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Vienna to Frankfurt tickets for $34 (€28) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Vienna to Frankfurt with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $54 (€45) with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Frankfurt.
Where should I go next after I travel to Frankfurt from Vienna?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Vienna to Frankfurt often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Kyiv. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Vienna and Frankfurt itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Frankfurt and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Vienna to Frankfurt tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $16 (€13) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost $34 (€28) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $54 (€45) one way.

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

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