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Vienna-Bielefeld Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 51 daily trains from Vienna to Bielefeld. Traveling by train from Vienna to Bielefeld usually takes around 12 hours and 1 minute, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 9 hours,

Distance436 mi (702 km)
Fastest train9h 0m
Lowest price£51.39
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Vienna to Bielefeld?

There are 3 train lines with service from Vienna, to Bielefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 29 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express910h 36m£107.63
Deutsche Bahn2911h 49m£91.48
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company1712h 46m£83.94

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Vienna to Bielefeld 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 Vienna to Bielefeld?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Vienna to Bielefeld. 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 Vienna to Bielefeld?

The distance between Vienna and Bielefeld is approximately 436 miles, or 702 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours,

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?

Trains from Vienna to Bielefeld are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Vienna at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Vienna to Bielefeld?

There are 51 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Bielefeld to Vienna. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Vienna to Bielefeld for £51.01.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Vienna?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Vienna.

Where is the train station in Bielefeld?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Bielefeld than most cities. Most trains from Vienna will stop at one (or more) of the 6 following stations in Bielefeld:

Train stations in Bielefeld:

  • Windelsbleiche

  • Sennestadt

  • Bielefeld-Senne

  • Quelle

  • Ubbedissen

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