How to travel from Vienna to Gießen

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from Vienna to Gießen

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

Our recommendation
train

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

10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)7h49 06:04PMGiessen
4 transfers
991One-way
Cheapest
05:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h29 01:44AMGiessen
1 transfer
891One-way
Other options
10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h11 06:26PMGiessen
3 transfers
991One-way
10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h20 06:35PMGiessen
2 transfers
991One-way
09:00AMVienna International Airport1h35 10:35AMCologne/Bonn Airport
0 transfers
1701One-way

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Travel Information between Vienna and Gießen

distanceDistance383 miles (617 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $74
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $23 (€21) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $23 (€21) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 383 miles (617 km) by flight, bus or train from Vienna to Gießen. 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 $23 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Ryanair, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Gießen.

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FAQs

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

Is international entry into Gießen from Vienna restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 7/4/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Gießen from Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Vienna, Austria was last verified on 6/27/22. 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.

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

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Gießen is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $23 (€21) compared to other travel options to Gießen:

Taking a flight is usually $51 (€45) less than taking a bus to Gießen, which costs on average $74 (€66) for the same trip.

A flight is $36 (€32) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Vienna to Gießen costing on average $59 (€53).

The fastest way to get to Gießen from Vienna is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Gießen can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 13 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 20 min   of travel time.

The distance from Vienna to Gießen is approximately 383 miles (617 km).

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Gießen is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and tend to arrive in Gießen, Liebigstraße (Mathematikum).
  • Trains mostly depart from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Gießen.

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

  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Gießen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Vienna to Gießen tickets on Omio for $23 (€21).
  • Flixbus can take you to Gießen by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Vienna to Gießen for $74 (€66).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Gießen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Gießen for $59 (€53) on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Vienna to Gießen often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Hamburg. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Gießen and these popular destinations at a great price.

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 $23 (€21) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost $74 (€66) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $59 (€53) 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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