The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Munich to Vienna will cost around £ 75 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 24.
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4 h 25 m
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Of the 36 trains that leave Munich for Vienna every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 356 km distance in an average of 4 h 25 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 14 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
You can travel by train from Munich to Vienna with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB for as low as £24. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Munich and Vienna. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Munich to Vienna train information with Deutsche Bahn:
These are Deutsche Bahn 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Munich to Vienna:
Trains from the Bavarian capital Munich to the beautiful Austrian capital Vienna run regularly every day of the week, with 8 direct services per day. Journey time is between 4-5 hours on the direct services provided by RailJet. There are also up to another 15 indirect services per day that involve 1 or 2 changes. Trains run 24 hours a day, although those departing later at night and in the early hours are sleeper trains that have a longer journey time of approximately 8-9 hours.
Departure Station: Trains for Vienna depart from Munich Hauptbahnhof, Munich's main public transport hub which can be reached easily via metro, overground or bus from anywhere in the city. The station is located to the west of the city centre, taking about 20 minutes to reach on foot.
Arrival Station: All direct trains from Munich arrive at Wien Hauptbahnhof, Vienna's main railway station located to the south of the city centre. From here visitors can board a Metro to the Historic Centre of Vienna, taking around 25 minutes.
Travel between Munich, Germany and Vienna, Austria by train is: Restricted.
International entry status: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Austria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 30/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Munich and Vienna before travelling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Vienna to Munich is: Partially open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Vienna to Munich train here.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, München Hbf, located approximately 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city centre of Munich. The most popular arrival train station in Vienna, called Wien Westbahnhof, is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from its city centre.
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