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from Vienna to Munich

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

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Munich on Jan 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:55PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)5h03 12:58AMMunich Hbf
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$371One-way
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07:55PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)5h03 12:58AMMunich Hbf
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$371One-way
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09:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 01:41PMMunich Hbf
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$571One-way
07:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 11:41AMMunich Hbf
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$571One-way
05:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 09:41PMMunich Hbf
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$571One-way

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Tue
Jan 25
$32ÖBB | Railjet
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$364Croatia Airlines
Wed
Jan 26
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$46Flixbus
$327Austrian Airlines
Thu
Jan 27
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$30Flixbus
$325Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Jan 28
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$30Flixbus
$323TAP Portugal
Sat
Jan 29
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$30Flixbus
$266Austrian Airlines
Sun
Jan 30
$32ÖBB
$36Flixbus
$268Air Dolomiti
Mon
Jan 31
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$36Flixbus
$268Air Dolomiti
Tue
Feb 1
$32ÖBB
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$268Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Feb 2
$32ÖBB
$48Flixbus
$268Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Feb 3
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$30Flixbus
$218Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 4
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$36Flixbus
$196Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Feb 5
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$30Flixbus
$218Austrian Airlines
Sun
Feb 6
$32ÖBB
$35Union Ivkoni International
$218Air Dolomiti
Mon
Feb 7
$32ÖBB
$30Flixbus
$218Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Feb 8
$32ÖBB
$38STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$176Air Dolomiti
Wed
Feb 9
$32ÖBB
$47Flixbus
$176Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Feb 10
$32ÖBB
$24Flixbus
$176Austrian Airlines
Fri
Feb 11
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$24Flixbus
$176Air Dolomiti
Sat
Feb 12
$32ÖBB | Railjet
$24Flixbus
$176Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Feb 13
$32ÖBB
$30Flixbus
$176Air Dolomiti

Travel Information from Vienna to Munich

distanceDistance220 miles (355 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $217
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $32 (€27) • 4 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $217 (€181) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or ÖBB

Travel 220 miles (355 km) by bus, flight or train from Vienna to Munich. 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 $32 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Vienna to Munich.

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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.

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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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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Munich, Germany if I’m coming from Vienna, Austria?

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

Is international entry into Munich 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 Munich, Germany from Vienna?

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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Munich, 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 1/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Munich from Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Austria from Munich, 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:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

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 1/20/22. 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 Munich.

How do I reach Munich from Vienna?

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

What is the cheapest way from Vienna to Munich?

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Munich is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $32 (€27) compared to other travel options to Munich:

A train is generally $4 (€3) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $36 (€30) from Vienna to Munich.

A train is generally $185 (€154) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $217 (€181) from Vienna to Munich.

What is the fastest way from Vienna to Munich?

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

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

In comparison, getting to Munich by bus can take on average 5 h 20 min.

In comparison, getting to Munich by train can take on average 4 h.

How far is Munich from Vienna?

The distance is approximately 220 miles (355 km) from Vienna to Munich.

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

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Munich is:

  • 6 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Vienna to Munich depart from Vienna International Airport to Munich Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in München Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Munich from Vienna?

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

  • You can travel between Vienna and Munich by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $36 (€30) with Flixbus from Vienna to Munich.
  • You can take a flight from Vienna to Munich with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for $217 (€181) with Lufthansa Cityline from Vienna to Munich.
  • You can travel by train to Munich from Vienna with ÖBB, and you can find ÖBB Vienna to Munich tickets for $32 (€27) on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly between Vienna and Munich?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Munich with ÖBB or ÖBB | Nightjet with 6 direct trains per day.

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 trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Vienna and Munich ends?

Omio customers who travel from Vienna to Munich often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Prague or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Munich and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I purchase my Vienna to Munich one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $36 (€30) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $217 (€181) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $32 (€27) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Vienna to Munich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.