The cheapest trains from Vienna to Munich

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Cheapest

£45

Average

£71

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 £ 71 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 45.

Cheapest
06:30Vienna Central Station4h00 10:30Munich
0 changes
£451One-way
2nd Cheapest
00:54Vienna Westbahnhof8h47 09:41Munich
4 changes
£551One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:30Vienna Central Station4h11 11:41Munich
1 changes
£551One-way
08:30Vienna Central Station4h00 12:30Munich
0 changes
£641One-way
09:30Vienna Central Station4h11 13:41Munich
1 changes
£641One-way

Timetable Vienna to Munich

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00:54Vienna Westbahnhof8h47 09:41Munich
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05:30Vienna Central Station4h36 10:06Munich
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06:30Vienna Central Station4h00 10:30Munich
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07:30Vienna Central Station4h11 11:41Munich
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08:30Vienna Central Station4h00 12:30Munich
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09:30Vienna Central Station4h11 13:41Munich
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10:30Vienna Central Station4h02 14:32Munich
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11:30Vienna Central Station4h11 15:41Munich
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12:30Vienna Central Station4h03 16:33Munich
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13:30Vienna Central Station4h11 17:41Munich
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14:30Vienna Central Station4h01 18:31Munich
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15:30Vienna Central Station4h36 20:06Munich
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16:30Vienna Central Station4h02 20:32Munich
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17:30Vienna Central Station4h12 21:42Munich
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18:30Vienna Central Station4h03 22:33Munich
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19:30Vienna Central Station4h47 00:17Munich
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20:30Vienna Central Station9h03 05:33Munich
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23:27Vienna Central Station6h14 05:41Munich
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22 Jun
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26 Jun
£24ÖBB
£18Flixbus
£186Austrian Airlines
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27 Jun
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28 Jun
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29 Jun
£24ÖBB
£42Union Ivkoni International
£186Austrian Airlines
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30 Jun
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£186Austrian Airlines
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1 Jul
£36Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£186Lufthansa Cityline
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2 Jul
£24ÖBB
£26STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£186Austrian Airlines
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3 Jul
£24ÖBB
£18Flixbus
£186Austrian Airlines
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4 Jul
£24ÖBB
£24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£147Austrian Airlines
Mon
5 Jul
£24ÖBB
£18Flixbus
£186Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
6 Jul
£24ÖBB
£24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£147Austrian Airlines
Wed
7 Jul
£24ÖBB
£18Flixbus
£147Austrian Airlines
Thu
8 Jul
£73ÖBB | ICE
£26STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£147Austrian Airlines
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9 Jul
£24ÖBB
£26STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£147Austrian Airlines

The fastest trains from Vienna to Munich

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h

Average

4 h 50 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

356 km

Of the 18 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 50 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 3 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
08:30Vienna Central Station4h00 12:30Munich
0 changes
£641One-way
Fastest
06:30Vienna Central Station4h00 10:30Munich
0 changes
£451One-way
2nd Fastest
14:30Vienna Central Station4h01 18:31Munich
0 changes
£731One-way
16:30Vienna Central Station4h02 20:32Munich
0 changes
£681One-way
10:30Vienna Central Station4h02 14:32Munich
0 changes
£681One-way

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Journey Summary

Vienna to Munich Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
5 hours 34 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £30
Trains depart from:Vienna
Trains arrive in:Munich
Distance:356 km
Train Companies:ÖBB, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Railjet, Deutsche Bahn
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Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Vienna and Munich

Travel from Vienna to Munich from £24 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Vienna and Munich in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your trip between Vienna and Munich on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Vienna and Munich is 220 miles (355 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Vienna to Munich start at £36.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

These are Deutsche Bahn 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Vienna and Munich:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • 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
What are the travel restrictions for Munich, Germany if I'm coming from Vienna, Austria by train?

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Austria?

International entry status: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

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

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 18/06/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Munich from Vienna before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Vienna, Austria from Munich, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Vienna, Austria from Munich is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Vienna from Munich restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine

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:

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 16/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Vienna from Munich closer to your date of departure here.

How much does a cheap train to Munich from Vienna cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Vienna to Munich to cost as little as £24  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Vienna to Munich?
The Vienna to Munich train ticket price is on average £43  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route 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 is the train from Vienna to Munich?
The train time to Munich from Vienna is on average 4 h  for the 220 miles (355 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Munich from Vienna by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Vienna to Munich, which train station in Vienna do I depart from and which train station in Munich do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Munich from Vienna, you can choose to depart from train stations like Wien Hauptbahnhof and Wien Westbahnhof. Your journey can end in train stations such as München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Wien Hauptbahnhof   and arrive in München Hbf.

Where is the train station in Vienna to go to Munich? Where is the train station in Munich located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Wien Hauptbahnhof, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Vienna.

The most popular arrival train station, München Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Munich.

Which train providers can get me from Vienna to Munich?
For the journey from Vienna to Munich you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Vienna and Munich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any Vienna to Munich direct train services?
Yes, there are direct trains from Vienna to Munich, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
When does the first train depart from Vienna to Munich? When does the last train depart from Vienna to Munich?
If you prefer early morning trains from Vienna to Munich, the first train leaves at 05: 30. If you prefer late night trains from Vienna to Munich, the last train of the day leaves at 21: 27. Omio shows you the latest train from Vienna to Munich timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I purchase Vienna Munich train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train between Vienna and Munich to cost on average £43 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Vienna to Munich train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Vienna
Munich
Wien Hbf
Amenities
Wien Westbahnhof
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