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Journey Information

There are 51 intercity buses per day from Vienna to Berlin. Traveling by bus from Vienna to Berlin usually takes around 10 hours and 48 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance325 mi (524 km)
Shortest duration8h 35m
Cheapest price€28.53
Trips per day18
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines3

What bus companies travel from Vienna to Berlin?

There are 3 bus lines from Vienna to Berlin available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 38 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:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Arda Tur110h 50m€46.06
FlixBus3810h 21m€53.33
RegioJet1612h 50m€45.87
  • Arda Tur is a Bulgarian intercity coach company serving a large number of cities in Bulgaria as well as destinations across Europe, like Czech Republic, Austria, and Germany. Onboard, you’ll find extra legroom, air conditioning, restrooms, complimentary WiFi and power outlets. There are also snacks and drinks available for purchase as well.

  • 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 38 trips from Vienna to Berlin, and usually makes the trip in about 10 hours and 21 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Book RegioJet from Vienna to Berlin from €31. There are 16 trips per day offered by RegioJet from Vienna to Berlin and you can expect on average to pay for a RegioJet ticket to Berlin. In Vienna, RegioJet departs to Berlin from Central Station and 2 other stations. In Berlin, RegioJet arrives at Central Bus Station and one other station.

    An average trip on RegioJet from Vienna to Berlin takes 12 hours and 50 minutes , while the fastest available RegioJet trip will get you to Berlin in 8 hours and 35 minutes .

    On weekends, RegioJet offers 16 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Berlin.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are buses that can take you directly from Vienna to Berlin. At this time, there are a number of bus trips where you can expect to spend part of the journey on a different vehicle, such as a shuttle or a train. Both types of tickets can be found when you search on Wanderu; the type of trip is indicated in the trip details.

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 48 minutes to cover the 524 kilometers from Vienna to Berlin. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 35 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.

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go."

The first bus leaves at 03:00 and the last bus leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all buses from Vienna to Berlin, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 51 scheduled buses that travel from Vienna to Berlin every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 18 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 Berlin; ticket prices start at €39.04.

City Information

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.

Berlin

Berlin is one of the most exciting destinations in Europe for all travelers. One of the most unique landmarks in Berlin is its famous Brandenburg Gate, which was built for King Frederick Wilhelm II. The Gate now represents German unity, and it is perhaps the most photogenic landmark in the capital city. Modern art enthusiasts should visit the Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art which is Germany’s first street art museum. Opened in 2017, the museum displays works from various graffiti artists from around the world and it’s located in Schöneberg, one of the city’s edgier areas. If you’re simply looking to enjoy a stroll, the Tiergarten, which spans 519 acres from central Berlin, will offer the relaxing vibes you need.

Berlin has an expansive and vibrant food scene with a good variety. Those looking for traditional German dishes should head over to Zur letzten Instanz, which is the oldest restaurant in Berlin. For a special twist, don’t hesitate to visit the Turkish Market, which offers amazing Turkish delicacies.

The main hub for intercity bus services is the Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof Berlin. For rail services, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof is the main train station. The Berlin Brandenburg Airport, located just outside of the city’s south-eastern border, is the main air travel hub of the city.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Vienna?

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Main departure station: Erdberg

The Erdberg station is located in front of the Vienna International Busterminal (VIB). Some buses 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 bus 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-Bahn and get anywhere else in the city.

All bus stations in Vienna:

  • Erdberg

  • Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)

  • Central Station

  • Wien Hbf

  • Wien Dörfelstraße (Meidling Bahnhof)

  • Stadioncenter

Where does the bus arrive in Berlin?

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Main arrival station: Central Bus Station

Berlin's Central Bus Station— or ZOB (Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof Berlin)—is located on the Masurenallee, close to the landmark Funkturm tower. Used exclusively for long-distance coach services, 35 different companies run through the station, including FlixBus. Destinations include Hamburg, Munich, and Leipzig, as well as international destinations such as Wroclaw and Poznan in Poland. There are restrooms, left-luggage lockers, and places to grab a bite to eat, which have improved substantially after recent renovation work. The nearest S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations are approximately 250m away.

Bus stations in Berlin:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Südkreuz

  • Alexanderplatz

  • Südkreuz Bus Terminal

  • Alt-Tegel Bus Stop

  • Berlin Zoo

  • Puschkinallee

  • Berlin Wannsee

  • Berlin Central Station

  • Berlin Ostbahnhof

  • Berlin-Spandau

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