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 Munich to Vienna will cost around € 74 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only € 27.
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4 h 53 m
Trains per day
Of the 59 trains that leave Munich for Vienna every day 15 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 53 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h .
The slowest trains will take 9 h 22 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|
|Average train ticket price||€40 (€40)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | S-Bahn|
Trains from Munich to Vienna cover the 220 miles (355 km) long trip taking on average 4 h with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, ÖBB | Railjet, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | S-Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as €27, but the average price of train tickets is €40. Travellers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
You can travel by train between Munich and Vienna with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB for as low as €27. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Munich and Vienna. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Munich to Vienna train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Trains from the Bavarian capital Munich to the beautiful Austrian capital Vienna run regularly every day of the week, with 8 direct services per day. Journey time is between 4-5 hours on the direct services provided by RailJet. There are also up to another 15 indirect services per day that involve 1 or 2 changes. Trains run 24 hours a day, although those departing later at night and in the early hours are sleeper trains that have a longer journey time of approximately 8-9 hours.
Departure Station: Trains for Vienna depart from Munich Hauptbahnhof, Munich's main public transport hub which can be reached easily via metro, overground or bus from anywhere in the city. The station is located to the west of the city centre, taking about 20 minutes to reach on foot.
Arrival Station: All direct trains from Munich arrive at Wien Hauptbahnhof, Vienna's main railway station located to the south of the city centre. From here visitors can board a Metro to the Historic Centre of Vienna, taking around 25 minutes.
Travel by train between Munich, Germany and Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 1/25/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Vienna from Munich closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from Austria to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Munich from Vienna.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from München Hbf and arriving in Wien Westbahnhof.
Passengers board their train most frequently from München Hbf and travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Wien Westbahnhof and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the train station to the city centre in Vienna.
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