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Journey Information

There are 18 intercity coaches per day from Munich to Vienna. Traveling by coach from Munich to Vienna usually takes around 6 hours and 18 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus coach can make the trip in 5 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance221 mi (355 km)
Shortest duration5h 5m
Cheapest price£11.91
Trips per day15
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines3

How much is a coach ticket from Munich to Vienna?

£20.15 is the average price of a bus ticket from Munich to Vienna. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Munich to Vienna, mark your calendar for February. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just £25. However, taking the bus from Munich to Vienna during August is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of £38. The best way to find deals on a trip in August is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 21 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £19.38 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Munich to Vienna?

There are 3 bus lines from Munich to Vienna available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 15 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus155h 41m£28.29
RegioJet312h 52m£43.51
Union Ivkoni16h 15m£24.39
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 15 trips from Munich to Vienna, and usually makes the trip in about 5 hours and 41 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Book RegioJet from Munich to Vienna from £26. There are 3 RegioJet schedules from Munich to Vienna and you can expect on average to pay for a RegioJet ticket to Vienna. In Munich, RegioJet departs to Vienna from Central Bus Station and no other station. In Vienna, RegioJet arrives at Central Station and no other station.

    An average trip on RegioJet from Munich to Vienna takes 12 hours and 52 minutes , while the fastest available RegioJet trip will get you to Vienna in 5 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, RegioJet offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Vienna.

  • Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable coaches offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 1 trips per day on the route from Munich to Vienna, and the trip usually takes 6 hours and 15 minutes to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 6 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 221 miles from Munich to Vienna. However, the fastest coach only takes 5 hours and 5 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Friday is the busiest travel day for coaches as people head from Munich to Vienna for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Munich to Vienna, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 18 scheduled coaches that travel from Munich to Vienna every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 15 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Munich to Vienna; ticket prices start at £20.93.

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 does the coach leave from in Munich?

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Main departure station: Central Bus Station

Munich's Central Bus Station (or ZOB) is very close to the city's train station and within a short walk of Old Town. As the centre of Munich's coach travel services, this station welcomes coach lines like FlixBus and RegioJet. The station is expansive, with multiple stories of offices that overlook the train tracks outside. Passengers will find many fast-food options, as well as convenience stores, ATMs, and public restrooms inside the station.

All coach stations in Munich:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Willy-Brandt-Allee 11

  • Fröttmaning

Where does the coach arrive in Vienna?

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Main arrival station: Erdberg

The Erdberg station is located in front of the Vienna International Busterminal (VIB). Some coaches use a curbside stop on the street level, including the FlixBus routes that use the station. The indoor station is not always open, so be prepared to wait for the coach outside, without access to restrooms or other amenities, just in case. Across the street is the Erdberg Metro station, so you can easily connect to Vienna's U-Bhan and get anywhere else in the city.

Coach stations in Vienna:

  • Erdberg

  • Central Station

  • Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)

  • Central Bus Station Vib

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