The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Vienna to Munich will cost around £ 75 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 53.
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Trains per day
Of the 22 train that leave Vienna for Munich every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 356 km distance in an average of 4h 29m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4h .
The slowest train will take 9h 41m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
5 hours 33 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£36|
|Trains depart from:||Vienna|
|Trains arrive in:||Munich|
|Train Companies:||ÖBB, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn|
The journey from Austria’s capital, Vienna, to Munich in Germany can be made in only 4 or 5 hours, depending on departure time. Trains from Vienna to Munich depart from Vienna’s West Station (Wien Westbahnhof) many times per day, starting at about 5:30 a.m. in the morning and continuing throughout the day at an average of two or three times per hour until nearly midnight. Some trains make the journey direct, but others require a short change at Salzburg. All trains from Vienna arrive at München Hauptbahnhof, Munich’s main station.
Situated on the Gurtel, Vienna’s inner city ring road, Wien Westbahnhof, the main station in Vienna is connected to the city centre by Mariahilfer Strasse. The station can be located at Europaplatz 2 and is well connected to the centre of the city by the Vienna Metro system (U-Bahn) and the tram network. Travellers can reach the station by taking the S-Bahn-line S50 or the U3 or U6 underground lines. Six tram lines have stops outside the station entrance.
The capital of Bavaria draws in many visitors each year, who want to explore the city’s old town or enjoy a beer or two at Oktoberfest. Many travellers will arrive at the Munich’s main station, München Hauptbahnhof, which is conveniently located close to the city centre. Much of the city can be explored on foot, but Munich’s main station is also well connected by public transport. Just outside the main station entrance, visitors will find a number of bus and tram stops to take them into the city centre. Alternatively, travellers have the option of taking the S-Bahn or U-Bahn, which are located beneath the station.