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There are 3 intercity buses per day from Vienna to Munich. Traveling by bus from Vienna to Munich usually takes around 6 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 20 minutes.
|Distance||221 mi (355 km)|
|Shortest duration||5h 20m|
|Trips per day||4|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
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What bus companies travel from Vienna to Munich?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Vienna to Munich that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.
Book FlixBus from Vienna to Munich from $21. There are 3 FlixBus schedules from Vienna to Munich and you can expect on average to pay for a FlixBus ticket to Munich. In Vienna, FlixBus departs to Munich from Erdberg and 1 other station. In Munich, FlixBus arrives at Central Bus Station and 1 other station.
An average trip on FlixBus from Vienna to Munich takes 6 hours and 1 minutes , while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Munich in 5 hours and 20 minutes .
On weekends, FlixBus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Munich.
Book Union Ivkoni from Vienna to Munich from $36. There are 1 Union Ivkoni schedules from Vienna to Munich and you can expect on average to pay for a Union Ivkoni ticket to Munich. In Vienna, Union Ivkoni departs to Munich from Central Bus Station Vib and no other station. In Munich, Union Ivkoni arrives at Central Bus Station and no other station.
An average trip on Union Ivkoni from Vienna to Munich takes 6 hours and 35 minutes , while the fastest available Union Ivkoni trip will get you to Munich in 5 hours and 20 minutes .
On weekends, Union Ivkoni offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Munich.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Vienna to Munich during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 4 minutes to cover the 355 kilometers from Vienna to Munich. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 20 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Munich at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Vienna?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Vienna to Munich, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Munich are there per day?
There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Vienna to Munich every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Vienna to Munich; ticket prices start at $46.43.
Blessed with extravagant baroque structures and a romantic vibe, Vienna is the heart of Austria, and the country’s most famous destination. The pride of Vienna is the towering giant that is St. Stephen’s Cathedral, which has stood on the same spot for over eight centuries. The characteristically Gothic cathedral has withstood several wars that have befallen the city, and it is still able to keep its stunning beauty. After exploring the cathedral, don’t hesitate to take the chance to visit the catacombs, where victims of the Great Plague of Vienna were laid to rest. If you’re interested in art and history, check out the Museum of Fine Arts, which includes masterpieces by artists such as Titian, Velasquez, Van Dyke, and Reubens. For those who simply enjoy lounging around, the Schönbrunn Palace is a vast complex with plenty of green zones for picnics.
For those looking to try authentic Viennese goulash, Lugeck and Ofenloch are two famous establishments. For cheaper eats, try Motto in Weiden.
Vienna Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in the city, offering access to other popular destinations such as Berlin and Munich. Vienna International Busterminal is the main bus station in the Austrian capital, serving carriers such as FlixBus. The city’s main airport is the Vienna International Airport, which is located just 11 miles southeast of the city.
Boasting a quaint beauty that has withstood the test of time, Munich is a vibrant city where the old meets the new. One of the most noticeable events in the city is Oktoberfest. The festival is the largest beer festival in the world, and it is here that you can enjoy a huge variety of beers, as well as local specialties and themed entertainment. For those who want to learn more about the city’s architectural history, consider visiting the Church of Our Lady, which features two unique dome-topped towers, forming an eye-catching part of Munich’s skyline. If you simply wish to enjoy a stroll around town, the English Garden, with its signature Chinesischen Turm, will offer the reprieve you need.
Among the local favorites in the city are Spatenhaus and Haxnbauer, both of which serve authentic hearty Munich dishes. For a more affordable dinner, you could check out the beer gardens such as Seehaus Biergarten or Augustinerkeller.
München Hauptbahnhof, located at the center of Munich, is the principal train station in the city serving all Deutsche Bahn trains that pass through town. Munich’s Central Bus Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to catch a bus by FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Sindbad. The main airport is the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which lies 19 miles northeast of the city center.
Where does the bus leave from in Vienna?
Buses to Munich leave from 3 stations in Vienna.
All bus stations in Vienna:
Central Bus Station Vib
Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
Where does the bus arrive in Munich?
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These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Munich.
Bus stations in Munich:
Central Bus Station
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