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from Munich to Vienna

You can get from Munich to Vienna by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Vienna on 19 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:17Munich Hbf4h13 20:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£591One-way
Cheapest
20:30München, ZOB7h00 03:30Vienna
0 changes
£301One-way
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10:17Munich Hbf4h13 14:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£591One-way
14:17Munich Hbf4h13 18:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£591One-way
18:17Munich Hbf4h13 22:30Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
£591One-way

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Mon
18 Oct
£84Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27Union Ivkoni International
£456TAP Portugal
Tue
19 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
£26Union Ivkoni International
£375Croatia Airlines
Wed
20 Oct
£24ÖBB
£31Flixbus
£270Tuifly
Thu
21 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£270Eurowings
Fri
22 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£26Eurolines Germany
£333Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
23 Oct
£24ÖBB
£18Flixbus
£289Croatia Airlines
Sun
24 Oct
£24ÖBB
£22Flixbus
£289Austrian Airlines
Mon
25 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£288Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
26 Oct
£24ÖBB
£22Flixbus
£227Austrian Airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£24ÖBB
£18Flixbus
£208Tuifly
Thu
28 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£174Austrian Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£26Eurolines Germany
£174Austrian Airlines
Sat
30 Oct
£24ÖBB
£22Flixbus
£174Austrian Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£22Union Ivkoni International
£174Austrian Airlines
Tue
2 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£111Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£111Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£111Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£111Eurowings
Sat
6 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£22Union Ivkoni International
£174Austrian Airlines
Sun
7 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£26Union Ivkoni International
£174Austrian Airlines

Travel Information between Munich and Vienna

distanceDistance220 miles (355 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £181
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £181 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or ÖBB

Travel 220 miles (355 km) by flight, coach or train from Munich to Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or ÖBB among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Munich to Vienna.

How to Travel from Munich to Vienna

A variety of transport options are available for traveling from Munich to Vienna. The journey is just over 400 kilometers and flying is the fastest option. Direct bus routes usually take slightly longer than the equivalent train routes.

What is the best way to travel from Munich to Vienna?

Cheapest way to travel from Munich to Vienna

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Munich to Vienna. Coaches traveling from Munich to Vienna depart from Vienna ZOB and take approximately 5 hours to arrive at either Vienna Hütteldorf, Westbahnhof Europaplatz, or Südtiroler Platz. Coaches are an average of £18 cheaper than taking the train. Approximately 16 coaches travel from Munich to Vienna per day. Bus companies that travel from Munich to Vienna include Flixbus, Eurolines, and Hellö.

Fastest way to travel from Munich to Vienna

Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Munich to Vienna. A Munich to Vienna usually only requires 55 minutes of flight time; however, when transport to and from the Vienna and Munich airports are taken into consideration, the journey will take approximately 4:15 h. Flights traveling from Munich to Vienna depart from Munich airport and arrive at Vienna's International airport. Airlines that fly directly from Vienna to Munich include Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines. Approximately 18 direct flights travel from Munich to Vienna every day.

Most popular way to travel from Munich to Vienna

Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Munich to Vienna. Trains traveling from Munich to Vienna depart from Munich Hauptbahnhof and take approximately 4 hours to arrive at either Vienna Hauptbahnhof. There are approximately 20 trains traveling from Munich to Vienna every day, with the first departing Munich at 6:24 a.m. All trains that travel from Munich to Vienna are operated by Deutsche Bahn.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Vienna, Austria from Munich, Germany currently allowed?

International travel from Munich, Germany to Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Germany?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna if travelling from Munich?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Munich and Vienna.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Munich, Germany from Vienna, Austria?

Return travel to Munich, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Austria?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Munich, Germany was last verified on 17/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Munich from Vienna.

How do I go from Munich to Vienna?

There are 3 ways to get from Munich to Vienna: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Vienna from Munich?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Munich to Vienna. Tickets for a coach cost on average £23.

This is compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A coach is generally £158 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £181 from Munich to Vienna.

A coach is £1 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Munich to Vienna costing on average £24.

What is the fastest way to get from Munich to Vienna?

The fastest way to get to Vienna from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Vienna that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Vienna by coach can take on average 5 h 15 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 1 min   on average.

How far is Vienna from Munich?

The Munich to Vienna distance is approximately 220 miles (355 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Munich to Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Vienna is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Munich and Vienna as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Munich and in Vienna?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Munich to Vienna:

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Munich Airport and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from München, ZOB to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travellers take a train from München Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Munich to Vienna?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Munich to Vienna:

  • You can travel between Munich and Vienna by flight with Lufthansa Cityline. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £181 with Lufthansa Cityline from Munich to Vienna.
  • You can travel by coach between Munich and Vienna with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And you can find STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Munich to Vienna tickets for £23 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Munich to Vienna with ÖBB. Cheap tickets can be found for £24 with ÖBB from Munich to Vienna.
Is it possible to travel directly between Munich and Vienna?

Yes, there are direct services available to Vienna from Munich with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Lufthansa Cityline or Austrian Airlines with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find direct coaches per day with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find 16 direct trains per day with ÖBB.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Vienna as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Munich and Vienna.

Where should I go next after I travel between Munich and Vienna?
Many of our customers travelling from Munich to Vienna don't make Vienna their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Prague, Budapest or Bratislava, either of which you could add to your Munich and Vienna trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Vienna to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Munich to Vienna ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Munich to Vienna, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is £181 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £23 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £24 one way.

But we recommend booking Munich to Vienna tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.