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Trip Summary

There are 7 daily trains from Vienna to Messel. Traveling by train from Vienna to Messel usually takes around 8 hours, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 6 hours and 59 minutes.

Distance365 mi (588 km)
Fastest train7h 0m
Lowest price€140.19
Most frequent serviceDB Intercity-Express
Train lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Vienna to Messel 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.

How long is the train journey from Vienna to Messel?

The distance between Vienna and Messel is approximately 365 miles, or 588 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 59 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?

Trains from Vienna to Messel 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 Thursday 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 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. 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 Messel?

There are 7 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 Messel to Vienna.

Which train should you take from Vienna to Messel?

There are 3 train lines with service from Vienna, to Messel, Hesse. DB Intercity-Express is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 5 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express56h 59m€140.19
Deutsche Bahn112h 23m€140.19
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company18h 12m€155.74

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Vienna to Messel start from €140, and on average cost €140. Daily there are 5 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Messel. DB Intercity-Express in Vienna leaves from Wien Hbf, And in Messel trains arrive at Train Station,

From Vienna to Messel train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 6 hours and 59 minutes.

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Vienna to Messel start from €140, and on average cost €140. Daily there are 1 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Messel. Deutsche Bahn in Vienna leaves from Wien Hbf, And in Messel trains arrive at Train Station,

From Vienna to Messel train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 12 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Messel faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 0 minutes.

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Vienna to Messel start from €156, and on average cost €156. Daily there are 1 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Messel. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Vienna leaves from Wien Hbf, And in Messel trains arrive at Train Station,

From Vienna to Messel train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 8 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Messel faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 0 minutes.

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