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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 Sep 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h03 10:33PMMunich Hbf
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$561One-way
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06:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h03 10:33PMMunich Hbf
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$561One-way
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05:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h12 09:42PMMunich Hbf
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$641One-way
08:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 12:30PMMunich Hbf
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$701One-way
04:30PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h02 08:32PMMunich Hbf
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$701One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$118Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
$306Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Sep 20
$50Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$306Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Sep 21
$33ÖBB | Railjet
$32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$155Eurowings
Wed
Sep 22
$33ÖBB
$43Flixbus
$155Eurowings
Thu
Sep 23
$33ÖBB
$31Flixbus
$254Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Sep 24
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$155Eurowings
Sat
Sep 25
$50Deutsche Bahn
$31Union Ivkoni International
$254Austrian Airlines
Sun
Sep 26
$33ÖBB
$32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$236Austrian Airlines
Mon
Sep 27
$33ÖBB
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$236Austrian Airlines
Tue
Sep 28
$33ÖBB | Railjet
$31Union Ivkoni International
$155Eurowings
Wed
Sep 29
$33ÖBB
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$155Eurowings Europe
Thu
Sep 30
$33ÖBB | Railjet
$31Union Ivkoni International
$168Eurowings Europe
Fri
Oct 1
$33ÖBB | Railjet
$32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$155Eurowings
Sat
Oct 2
$33ÖBB
$31Union Ivkoni International
$200Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 3
$33ÖBB
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$155Eurowings
Mon
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$249Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$155Eurowings
Wed
Oct 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$143Eurowings
Thu
Oct 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$155Eurowings Europe
Fri
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$155Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$200Austrian Airlines

Travel Information to Munich from Vienna

distanceDistance220 miles (355 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $406
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€30) • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $406 (€325) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesAustrian Airlines, Union Ivkoni International or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 220 miles (355 km) by flight, bus or train between Vienna and 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Austrian Airlines, Union Ivkoni International or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct 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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FAQs
Is international travel between Vienna, Austria and Munich, Germany allowed?

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
  • 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 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 9/18/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Vienna and Munich closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back 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:

  • 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 9/15/21. 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 Munich.

How do I get from Vienna to Munich?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Munich?

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Munich is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $38 (€30) compared to other travel options to Munich:

Taking a bus is usually $368 (€295) less than taking a flight to Munich, which costs on average $406 (€325) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $9 (€8) less than taking a train, which costs on average $47 (€38) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Vienna to Munich?

The quickest way to travel from Vienna to Munich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h.

What is the distance between Vienna and Munich?

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

How many services a day are there from Vienna to Munich?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Munich is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Vienna? Where do I arrive in Munich?

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

  • Most travelers catch their flight from Vienna International Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) to München, ZOB.
  • Most travelers take a train from Wien Westbahnhof to München Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Vienna to Munich?

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

  • You can take a flight from Vienna to Munich with Austrian Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $406 (€325) with Austrian Airlines from Vienna to Munich.
  • You can travel by bus to Munich from Vienna with Union Ivkoni International, and you can find Union Ivkoni International Vienna to Munich tickets for $38 (€30) on Omio.
  • You can go to Munich from Vienna by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $47 (€38) with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Munich on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Vienna and Munich ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Vienna to Munich? Many Omio customers who go from Vienna to Munich usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Paris. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Prague or Paris from Munich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I buy a ticket from Vienna to Munich online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $406 (€325) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing $38 (€30) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $47 (€38) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Munich
Wien Hbf
Amenities
Wien Westbahnhof
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