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Trip Summary

There are 114 daily trains from Munich to Vienna. Traveling by train from Munich to Vienna usually takes around 5 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 3 hours and 58 minutes.

Distance221 mi (355 km)
Fastest train3h 58m
Lowest price$25.52
Trains per day11
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines7

What is the price of a train ticket from Munich to Vienna?

The average price for a train ticket to Vienna is $79.23, If your search turns up options priced lower than $79.23 then you've uncoverred an exceptional deal, don't let it get away. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on train tickets everytime, we search all of the best train options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

$116$77$39JunJul

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Munich to Vienna will vary between C$60 and C$106. Planning a train trip to Vienna within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Munich over the next 7 days is C$75. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

$129$103$77$51$26JASONDJFMAMJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Munich to Vienna by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for April. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$67 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Munich to Vienna in February, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$104 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$161$129$97$64$323020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Vienna from Munich will be about C$81.40 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Munich to Vienna?

There are 7 train lines with service from Munich to Vienna. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 66 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Bayerische Regiobahn24h 23m$97.31
DB Eurocity14h 36m$66.01
DB Intercity24h 14m$68.53
DB Intercity-Express84h 29m$73.14
Deutsche Bahn665h 0m$87.15
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company605h 22m$124.82
Non-federally owned railway company24h 40m$111.82
  • Bayerische Regiobahn

    Bayerische Regiobahn

    Bayerische Regiobahn train tickets from Munich to Vienna start from $26, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Bayerische Regiobahn schedules to Vienna. Bayerische Regiobahn in Munich leaves from München Ost and 9 other stations. And in Vienna trains arrive at Wien Hbf .

    From Munich to Vienna train travel on Bayerische Regiobahn takes 4 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vienna faster, Bayerische Regiobahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 58 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Bayerische Regiobahn offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Vienna.

  • DB Eurocity

    DB Eurocity

    DB Eurocity train tickets from Munich to Vienna start from $38, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Eurocity schedules to Vienna. DB Eurocity in Munich leaves from München Train Station and 4 other stations. And in Vienna trains arrive at Wien Hbf .

    From Munich to Vienna train travel on DB Eurocity takes 4 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vienna faster, DB Eurocity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 58 minutes.

    If you are looking to travel to Vienna on a weekend there is typically one DB Eurocity scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Munich.

  • DB Intercity

    DB Intercity

    DB Intercity train tickets from Munich to Vienna start from $33, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 DB Intercity schedules to Vienna. DB Intercity in Munich leaves from München Ost and 3 other stations. And in Vienna trains arrive at Wien Hbf .

    From Munich to Vienna train travel on DB Intercity takes 4 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vienna faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 58 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Vienna.

  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Munich to Vienna start from $25, and on average cost . Daily there are 8 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Vienna. DB Intercity-Express in Munich leaves from München Ost and 39 other stations. And in Vienna trains arrive at Wien Hbf and one other train station.

    From Munich to Vienna train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 4 hours and 29 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vienna faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 58 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 14 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Vienna.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Munich to Vienna start from $26, and on average cost . Daily there are 66 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Vienna. Deutsche Bahn in Munich leaves from München-Moosach and 45 other stations. And in Vienna trains arrive at Wien Hbf and one other train station.

    From Munich to Vienna train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 5 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vienna faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 58 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 167 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Vienna.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Munich to Vienna start from $26, and on average cost . Daily there are 60 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Vienna. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Munich leaves from München Harras and 45 other stations. And in Vienna trains arrive at Wien Hbf and one other train station.

    From Munich to Vienna train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 5 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vienna faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 58 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 111 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Vienna.

  • Non-federally owned railway company

    Non-federally owned railway company

    Non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Munich to Vienna start from $62, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Non-federally owned railway company schedules to Vienna. Non-federally owned railway company in Munich leaves from München-Giesing and 5 other stations. And in Vienna trains arrive at Wien Hbf .

    From Munich to Vienna train travel on Non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vienna faster, Non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 58 minutes.

    If you are looking to travel to Vienna on a weekend there is typically one Non-federally owned railway company scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Munich.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The best way to get from Munich to Vienna depends somewhat on your priorities. If travel time and convenience are most important to you, the best way to get from Munich to Vienna is by train. The train from Munich to Vienna takes as little as 4 hours, and tickets start at just €20.

How long is the train ride from Munich to Vienna?

The train from Munich to Vienna takes as little as 4 hours, although the average time is more often between 4.5 and 5 hours. The train itself travels about 356 kilometers (220.95 miles) between Munich and Vienna.

Is the train ride from Munich to Vienna scenic?

Yes, the train ride from Munich to Vienna is scenic, especially as you approach Vienna and the train runs between the towns of St. Pölten and Mariazell.

Is it safe to travel by train from Munich to Vienna during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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.

Can you take a train all the way from Munich to Vienna?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Munich to Vienna. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Munich to Vienna?

The distance between Munich and Vienna is approximately 221 miles, or 355 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 58 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when trains are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for train travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go."

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Munich at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains are there each day?

There are 114 scheduled trains on most days. 11 of these are direct connections to Vienna. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Vienna to Munich.

City Information

Munich

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.

Vienna

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Munich?

Main departure station: München Ost

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 15 stops and stations in Munich where you can board the train.

All train stations in Munich:

  • München Ost

  • München Harras

  • München-Moosach

  • München-fasanerie

  • Solln Station

  • München Flughafen Terminal

  • München-Laim

  • München Isartor

  • München-Englschalking

  • München-Feldmoching

  • München Siemenswerke

  • München Hirschgarten

  • München-Johanneskirchen

  • München-Perlach

  • München Karlsplatz

Where is the train station in Vienna?

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Main arrival station: Wien Hbf

Wien Hauptbahnhof is the central station in Vienna, located in the Favoriten district. The station is a relatively new addition to the city and is thus completely modern. The station features 12 platforms and 20 tracks for use by RailJet and Deutsche Bahn trains, among others. Local connections include bus lines and Vienna's subway, the U-Bahn. The station's main hall contains shops, food stalls, restrooms, and free WiFi in some areas.

Train stations in Vienna:

  • Wien Hbf

  • Aspern Nord

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