The cheapest trains from Vienna to Munich

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£53

Average

£67

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 Vienna to Munich will cost around £ 67 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 53.

Cheapest
07:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 11:41Munich Hbf
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£531One-way
Cheapest
04:55Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h46 09:41Munich Hbf
1 changes
£531One-way
Cheapest
09:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 13:41Munich Hbf
1 changes
£531One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h02 20:32Munich Hbf
0 changes
£621One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 10:30Munich Hbf
0 changes
£621One-way

Timetable Vienna to Munich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, 18 Oct
00:20Vienna Westbahnhof9h16 09:36Munich Hbf
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04:55Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h46 09:41Munich Hbf
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05:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h36 10:06Munich Hbf
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06:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 10:30Munich Hbf
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06:50Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h47 11:37Munich Hbf
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07:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 11:41Munich Hbf
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08:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 12:30Munich Hbf
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09:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h22 13:37Munich Hbf
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09:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 13:41Munich Hbf
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10:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h02 14:32Munich Hbf
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11:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 15:41Munich Hbf
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12:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h03 16:33Munich Hbf
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13:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h11 17:41Munich Hbf
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14:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h01 18:31Munich Hbf
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16:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h02 20:32Munich Hbf
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17:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h12 21:42Munich Hbf
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18:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h03 22:33Munich Hbf
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19:55Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)5h02 00:57Munich Hbf
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20:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h03 05:33Munich Hbf
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23:27Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h14 05:41Munich Hbf
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
17 Oct
£84Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£380Austrian Airlines
Mon
18 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£217Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
19 Oct
£33ÖBB
£23STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings
Wed
20 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£110Eurowings
Thu
21 Oct
£24ÖBB
£23STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£110Eurowings Europe
Fri
22 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£241Austrian Airlines
Sat
23 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£180Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
24 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£176Austrian Airlines
Mon
25 Oct
£24ÖBB | Railjet
£18Flixbus
£142Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
26 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£23STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£142Austrian Airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£24ÖBB
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£110Eurowings
Thu
28 Oct
£24ÖBB
£22Flixbus
£110Eurowings
Fri
29 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£110Eurowings
Sat
30 Oct
£22Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£142Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
31 Oct
£24ÖBB
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£110Eurowings
Mon
1 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£121Austrian Airlines
Tue
2 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£23STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£101Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£101Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£101Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£110Eurowings
Sat
6 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£22Union Ivkoni International
£142Austrian Airlines

The fastest trains from Vienna to Munich

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h

Average

4 h 51 m

Trains per day

20

Distance

356 km

Of the 20 trains that leave Vienna for Munich every day 7 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 51 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 16 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.

Fastest
06:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 10:30Munich Hbf
0 changes
£621One-way
Fastest
08:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h00 12:30Munich Hbf
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£621One-way
2nd Fastest
14:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h01 18:31Munich Hbf
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£661One-way
16:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h02 20:32Munich Hbf
0 changes
£621One-way
10:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)4h02 14:32Munich Hbf
0 changes
£621One-way

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Train Information between Vienna and Munich

distanceDistance220 miles (355 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | S-Bahn

Trains from Vienna to Munich cover the 220 miles (355 km) long route taking on average 4 h 46 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £40, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in München Hbf.

Train companies

ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn Vienna – Munich

You can travel by train between Vienna and Munich with ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn for as low as £24. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

ÖBB
Deutsche Bahn

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

It’s easy to book your ÖBB train ticket between Vienna and Munich online with Omio! Simply check the current ÖBB train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Vienna and Munich as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap ÖBB train tickets online. Prices for ÖBB trains between Vienna and Munich start at £24 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 220 miles (355 km). If you search for ÖBB trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the ÖBB tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train from Vienna to Munich. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Vienna to Munich ÖBB train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

  • Average Price: £24

When you buy your ÖBB train tickets between Vienna and Munich don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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

Trains from Vienna to Munich: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Train from Vienna

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.

Getting into Munich by Train

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Vienna to Munich
Travel by train to Munich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Vienna to Munich.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Vienna to Munich?

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

Is international entry into Munich 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
  • 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 safety rules to follow in Munich, 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 16/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Vienna and Munich closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Austria from Munich, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Vienna from Munich?

Entry into 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 Munich?

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 17/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Vienna from Munich.

How much do cheap trains from Vienna to Munich cost?
You can find a cheap train from Vienna to Munich for some dates and times for as low as £24  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets to Munich from Vienna?
The Vienna to Munich train ticket price is on average £40  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How many miles is it from Vienna to Munich by train?
The Vienna to Munich train distance is approximately 220 miles (355 km).
How long does it take from Vienna to Munich by train?
On average the Vienna to Munich train time is 4 h 46 min  covering the 220 miles (355 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Vienna to Munich train leave from? Which Munich train station do I come into from Vienna?

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

Where is the departure train station in Vienna located? Where is the arrival train station in Munich located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Wien Westbahnhof, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Vienna.

The most popular arrival train station, München Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Munich.

Which train providers should I travel with from Vienna to Munich?
Take the Vienna to Munich train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | S-Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Munich from Vienna as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct trains between Vienna and Munich?
Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day to Munich from Vienna. If you’re looking for a direct train from Vienna to Munich, consider travelling with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains are there to Munich from Vienna a day?
The average number of trains departing Vienna for Munich is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Vienna to Munich? When is the last train from Vienna to Munich?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Vienna at 04: 50. The last train leaves from Vienna at 21: 27. Check Omio for the latest train times from Vienna to Munich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Vienna to Munich to get the best deals?
You can find a train to Munich from Vienna to cost on average £40 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Vienna to Munich train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Munich
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 to Munich from Vienna.