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Train Information between Vienna and Berchtesgaden

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£17 (€19)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesÖBB or Westbahn

Trains from Vienna to Berchtesgaden cover the 161 miles (259 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 7 min with our travel partners like ÖBB or Westbahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Berchtesgaden Hbf.

Train companies

Train from Vienna to Berchtesgaden with ÖBB

For as little as £17 you can travel by train to Berchtesgaden from Vienna with ÖBB. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

ÖBB

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip to Berchtesgaden from Vienna by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your ÖBB train from Vienna to Berchtesgaden online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest ÖBB train to Berchtesgaden from Vienna, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current ÖBB train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 161 miles (259 km) route between Vienna and Berchtesgaden as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Vienna and Berchtesgaden, you can check straight away if the ÖBB ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official ÖBB Vienna to Berchtesgaden train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by ÖBB when booking your train tickets between Vienna and Berchtesgaden due to the coronavirus:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
      • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
      • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

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    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Berchtesgaden, Germany allowed?

    Travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Berchtesgaden, Germany is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Berchtesgaden from Vienna restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Vienna?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

    What are the safety rules to follow in Berchtesgaden, Germany?

    The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 28/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Vienna and Berchtesgaden closer to your date of departure here.

    What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Vienna, Austria from Berchtesgaden, Germany?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Berchtesgaden to Vienna is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Austria from Germany?

    Reentry to Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Berchtesgaden?

    What are the entry requirements?

    • 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 safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

    The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last verified on 25/11/2021. 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 Berchtesgaden to Vienna train here.

    How much do cheap train tickets from Vienna to Berchtesgaden cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Vienna to Berchtesgaden to cost as little as £17  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket from Vienna to Berchtesgaden?
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Vienna to Berchtesgaden train price to come in at an average of £17  one way.
    What is the distance between Vienna and Berchtesgaden via train?
    The train distance from Vienna to Berchtesgaden is around 161 miles (259 km).
    How many hours does it take from Vienna to Berchtesgaden by train?
    On average the Vienna to Berchtesgaden train time is 8 h 7 min  covering the 161 miles (259 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
    What is the departure train station in Vienna and arrival train station in Berchtesgaden?

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Wien Westbahnhof   to Berchtesgaden Hbf.

    Where is the Vienna train station located? Where is the Berchtesgaden train station located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Berchtesgaden Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Berchtesgaden.

    Which train companies can get me from Vienna to Berchtesgaden?
    For the best Vienna to Berchtesgaden train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with ÖBB or Westbahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Vienna and Berchtesgaden to compare what amenities they may offer.
    What time is the earliest train from Vienna to Berchtesgaden? What time is the last train from Vienna to Berchtesgaden?
    If you prefer early morning trains from Vienna to Berchtesgaden, the first train leaves at 12: 30. If you prefer late night trains from Vienna to Berchtesgaden, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 27. Omio shows you the latest train from Vienna to Berchtesgaden schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Vienna to Berchtesgaden to get the best deals?
    If you buy a train ticket from Vienna to Berchtesgaden within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £17 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Berchtesgaden from Vienna are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Vienna
    Berchtesgaden
    The major railway station for departures from Vienna is Wien Westbahnhof. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Wien Westbahnhof for your trip from Vienna to Berchtesgaden.

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