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from Vienna to Gießen

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Travel Information from Vienna to Gießen

distanceDistance383 miles (617 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $50
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $20 (€16) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $20 (€16) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 383 miles (617 km) by flight, bus or train to Gießen from Vienna. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Ryanair, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Vienna to Gießen.

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

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Gießen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Gießen from Vienna restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Gießen, Germany from Vienna?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Gießen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 10/16/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Vienna to Gießen closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Austria from Gießen, 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 10/17/21. 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 Gießen.

How do I reach Gießen from Vienna?

There are 3 travel options from Vienna to Gießen: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Vienna to Gießen the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Gießen from Vienna is by taking a flight with an average price of $20 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Gießen:

A flight is generally $30 (€25) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $50 (€41) from Vienna to Gießen.

A flight is $26 (€21) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Vienna to Gießen costing on average $46 (€38).

What is the quickest way from Vienna to Gießen?

The quickest way to travel to Gießen 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 14 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Gießen by train can take on average 7 h 20 min.

How many miles from Vienna to Gießen would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 383 miles (617 km) between Vienna and Gießen.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Vienna to Gießen?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Gießen is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Vienna and in Gießen?

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

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

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

  • You can take a flight from Vienna to Gießen with Ryanair. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€16) with Ryanair from Vienna to Gießen.
  • You can go to Gießen from Vienna by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $50 (€41) with Flixbus from Vienna to Gießen on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Gießen from Vienna with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Vienna to Gießen tickets for $46 (€38) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Gießen from Vienna?

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

  • You can take a direct train with with 5 direct trains per day.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Vienna to Gießen?
Your trip from Vienna to Gießen doesn't have to end in Gießen. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Hamburg. If you’d like to add Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Hamburg to your Vienna to Gießen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Gießen today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Vienna to Gießen online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $20 (€16) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $50 (€41) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $46 (€38) one way on average.

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

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