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.
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11 h 25 m
13 h 5 m
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Of the 3 trains that leave Paris for Vienna every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||640 miles (1033 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||£204 (€227)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Nightjet|
Trains from Paris to Vienna cover the 640 miles (1033 km) long route taking on average 10 h 50 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Nightjet. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £99, but the average price of train tickets is £204. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet trains will get you to Vienna from Paris from £99. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your 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 from Paris to 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.
Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with ÖBB Nightjet to Vienna from Paris for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest ÖBB Nightjet train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Paris to Vienna train with ÖBB Nightjet (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Paris - Vienna route and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Paris to Vienna by train is 640 miles (1033 km). You can book tickets for this ÖBB Nightjet train for as low as £99 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for ÖBB Nightjet tickets to Vienna from Paris in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect ÖBB Nightjet Paris - Vienna train ticket online and enjoy your trip!
Trains from Paris to Vienna provide travelers with a cheap, comfortable and fun option to make their way between the two destinations. This scenic route is taken by more than 30 weekly train trips. The distance is covered in an average travel time of 12 hours and 16 minutes.
There are approximately 5 daily trains and approximately 35 weekly trains to Vienna from Paris. These trains have different departure times. The first train leaves Paris for Vienna at around 6:40 a.m. while the last train leaves at around 3:20 p.m.
The distance covered by trains from Paris to Vienna is 642 miles. This journey is long, so there are no direct connections between the two destinations. The fastest train on this route includes 2 transfers on the way.
Departure station: The departure station for trains to Vienna from Paris is Paris Gare de I'Est station. This train station is less than a mile from Paris' city center and is accessible by travelers on foot or by bus.
Arrival station: The arrival train station for trains to Vienna is the Vienna Central Station. This station is only 2.9 miles away from Vienna city center. Vienna Central Station is well connected to the city center by public transit such as subway services, buses and trams.
Two companies offer services for trains shuttling between the two cities. These include DB (Deutsche Bahn) and TGV trains. DB trains offer the most daily train trips on the route. They also provide the fastest and cheapest trains between the two destinations. DB trains to Vienna have between 2 to 4 transfers along the way while TGV trains have a maximum of two transfers.
DB trains from Paris to Vienna offer approximately 35 weekly trips between the two destinations. There are both long-distance and high-speed DB trains from Paris to Vienna. The fastest train takes 10 hours and 50 minutes to make this trip, with 2 transfers: at Struttgart Hbf and Munich Hbf in Germany.
TGV trains from Paris to Vienna make an average of 28 monthly trips between the two destinations. TGV long-distance trains from Paris to Vienna take 14 hours and 40 minutes to arrive at their destination. This travel time includes 2 transfers at Munich Hbf and Salzburg Hbf.
Trains plying this route offer both first- and second-class tickets. These tickets differ in price with first-class tickets being more expensive. First-class travellers are provided with food while second-class travelers are provided with snacks and beverages to make the journey pleasant. Long-distance trains from Paris to Vienna allow travelers to bring their pets and bikes on board after purchasing the appropriate tickets for the journey. Disabled travelers are also accommodated on the train making this trip, with special care provided on the train upon request while booking.
Tickets for trains from Paris to Vienna tend to be more expensive towards the travel date. It is advisable for travelers to book their tickets as far as six months in advance in order to get affordable tickets for the trip. Travelers are advised to be flexible when traveling as journeys with three or four transfers are cheaper than those with two transfers.
Travel between Paris, France and Vienna, Austria by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Austria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Vienna from Paris as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Vienna is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 28/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Vienna closer to your date of departure here.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Wien Westbahnhof, located 4.2 miles (6.7 km) away from the city centre.
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