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.
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4 h 51 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||220 miles (355 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||£40 (€45)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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.
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 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!
When you buy your ÖBB train tickets between Vienna and Munich don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
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.
Travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Munich, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Wien Westbahnhof to München Hbf.
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.
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