How to travel from Vienna to Munich

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from Vienna to Munich

How to get from Vienna to Munich by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Vienna to Munich is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
07:15AM5h45
Vienna
01:00PMMunich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
$471One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Union Ivkoni International
01:30AM6h30
Vienna
08:00AMMunich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
$441One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Lufthansa Cityline
09:05AM1h00
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
10:05AMMunich Airport (MUC)
$4331One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Westbahn
06:08AM3h52
Vienna Westbahnhof
10:00AMMunich Ost
$1171One-way
0 transfers
Westbahn
06:08AM4h05
Vienna Westbahnhof
10:13AMMunich Hbf
$1171One-way
0 transfers
Westbahn
06:08PM3h54
Vienna Westbahnhof
10:02PMMunich Ost
$1171One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:05AM5h00
Vienna
02:05PMMunich
$671One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
09:05AM5h35
Vienna
02:40PMMunich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
$671One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:00AM5h30
Vienna
03:30PMMunich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
$671One-way
0 transfers
Lufthansa Cityline
01:15PM1h00
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
02:15PMMunich Airport (MUC)
$4331One-way
0 transfers
Austrian Airlines
01:45PM1h00
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
02:45PMMunich Airport (MUC)
$4331One-way
0 transfers
Austrian Airlines
05:40PM1h00
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
06:40PMMunich Airport (MUC)
$4331One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Vienna to Munich

distanceDistance220 miles (355 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$29 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $156 (€135) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Austrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 220 miles (355 km) by train, bus or flight to Munich from Vienna. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Austrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Vienna to Munich.

How to Travel from Vienna to Munich

If you want to attend Oktoberfest or just need to see friends in Munich, getting there from Vienna is simple. You can take a leisurely bus journey, relax on the train or catch an express flight that will get you there in a couple of hours.

Trains from Vienna to Munich | Buses from Vienna to Munich | Flights from Vienna to Munich

Vienna to Munich Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€25

4:33 h

1 Week Ahead

trains

€46

4:00 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€154

0:50 h

1 Week Before



What is the best way to travel from Vienna to Munich?

Cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Munich


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Munich. Buses traveling from Vienna to Munich depart from one of Vienna's Erdberg, Südtiroler Platz, or Westbahnhof Europaplatz bus stations and take approximately 4 and a half hours to arrive at Munich ZOB. Buses are an average of €21 cheaper than taking the train. Approximately 18 buses travel from Vienna to Munich per day. Bus companies that travel from Vienna to Munich include Flixbus, Eurolines, and Hellö.


Fastest way to travel from Vienna to Munich


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Vienna to Munich. A Vienna to Munich usually only requires 50 minutes of flight time; however, when transport to and from the Vienna and Munich airports are taken into consideration, the journey will take approximately 4:15 h. Flights traveling from Vienna to Munich depart from Vienna's International airport and arrive at Munich airport. Airlines that fly directly from Vienna to Munich include Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines. Approximately 18 direct flights travel from Vienna to Munich every day.


Most popular way to travel from Vienna to Munich


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Vienna to Munich. Trains traveling from Vienna to Munich depart from either Vienna Westbahnhof or Hauptbahnhof and take approximately 4 hours to arrive at Munich Hauptbahnhof. There are approximately 20 trains traveling from Vienna to Munich every day, with the first departing Vienna at 5:30 a.m. All trains that travel from Vienna to Munich are operated by Deutsche Bahn.


How to get from Vienna to Munich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Vienna to Munich, 85,07% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Vienna to Munich and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Vienna to Munich

You can travel by travel from Vienna to Munich with Austrian Airlines, FlixBus and Eurowings. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Vienna to Munich travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel between Vienna and Munich.

        FAQs: Travel from Vienna to Munich

        FAQs: Travel to Munich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Vienna to Munich.
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        There are 3 travel options from Vienna to Munich. You can take a train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Munich from Vienna is by taking a bus, which costs on average $23 (€20).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Vienna to Munich:

        A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Vienna to Munich.

        Taking a bus costs $133 (€115) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $156 (€135) for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€25) for the same trip.

        The fastest way to get to Munich from Vienna is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

        Other travel options to Munich take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 5 h 15 min of travel time.

        Train takes 3 h 54 min on average.

        Munich is approximately 220 miles (355 km) away from Vienna.

        The average frequency per day from Vienna to Munich is:

        • 6 buses a day.
        • 16 trains a day.

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

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

        • Buses from Vienna to Munich most often leave from Vienna, Central Station Südtiroler Platz and arrive in Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB).
        • Flights from Vienna to Munich most often leave from Vienna International Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
        • Trains mostly leave from Vienna Hbf and tend to arrive in Munich Hbf.

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

        • You can travel to Munich from Vienna by bus with FlixBus, Ourbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Deutschland, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Arda Tur, BlaBlaCar Bus or Nomago. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $23 (€20) with FlixBus from Vienna to Munich.
        • You can travel by plane to Munich from Vienna with Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Eurowings, Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, TUIfly or Eurowings Europe, and you can find Eurowings Vienna to Munich tickets for $156 (€135) on Omio.
        • You can take a train from Vienna to Munich with Deutsche Bahn, Westbahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB Nightjet, EuroNight, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Sylt Shuttle Plus, ÖBB | REX or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $29 (€25) with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Munich.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Vienna to Munich with the following travel companies:

        • You can check for a direct bus to Munich with FlixBus or Ourbus with 6 direct buses per day.
        • You can find 9 direct trains per day to take to Munich with Deutsche Bahn, Westbahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | InterCity.

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

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Vienna to Munich often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Prague or Zurich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Vienna and Munich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Munich and any of these top destinations today!
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