How to travel from Vienna to Merano

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Travel Information to Merano from Vienna

distanceDistance265 miles (427 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$64 - $268
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $64 (€58) • 9 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $268 (€240) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Austrian Airlines or ÖBB | Nightjet

Travel 265 miles (427 km) by bus, flight or train to Merano from Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $64 (€58). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Austrian Airlines or ÖBB | Nightjet among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Merano.

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FAQs

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Merano, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Merano 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 Merano, Italy from Vienna?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • 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)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Merano, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 5/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Vienna to Merano closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Italy is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from Merano, Italy?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 5/23/22. 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 Merano here.

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

The cheapest way to go to Merano from Vienna is by taking a train, which costs on average $64 (€58).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Merano:

A train is $5 (€4) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Vienna to Merano costing on average $69 (€62).

A train is $204 (€183) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Vienna to Merano costing on average $268 (€240).

The fastest way from Vienna to Merano is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Merano that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 13 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 9 h 18 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 265 miles (427 km) from Vienna to Merano.

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Merano is:

  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Merano 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 Merano:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Merano, Via Piave / Via Schiller (Terme).
  • Most travelers take a train from Wien Westbahnhof to Merano Meran.

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

  • You can travel from Vienna to Merano by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $69 (€62) with Flixbus from Vienna to Merano.
  • You can travel between Vienna and Merano by flight with Austrian Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $268 (€240) with Austrian Airlines from Vienna to Merano.
  • You can travel from Vienna to Merano by train with ÖBB | Nightjet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $64 (€58) with ÖBB | Nightjet from Vienna to Merano.
Omio customers who travel from Vienna to Merano often also extend their vacation to go to Munich, Bolzano or Milan. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Merano and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $69 (€62) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $268 (€240) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $64 (€58) one way.

But we recommend booking Vienna to Merano 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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