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There are 28 intercity buses per day from Berlin to Vienna. Traveling by bus from Berlin to Vienna usually takes around 10 hours, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 35 minutes.
|Distance||325 mi (524 km)|
|Shortest duration||8h 35m|
|Trips per day||15|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Berlin to Vienna?
$41.54 is the average price of a bus ticket from Berlin to Vienna. Any tickets cheaper than $41.54 can be considered a great deal. 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.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Berlin to Vienna is expected to range from $38 to $53. If you are looking to travel to Vienna within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $40. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $38 and can be found on July 19, 2022.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in October. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $33 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Berlin to Vienna in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $55 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 25 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $23.46 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What bus companies travel from Berlin to Vienna?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Berlin to Vienna that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 28 scheduled trips per day.
Book Arda Tur from Berlin to Vienna from $31. Typically there is one Arda Tur schedule per day from Berlin to Vienna and you can expect on average to pay for a Arda Tur ticket to Vienna. In Berlin, Arda Tur departs to Vienna from Central Bus Station . In Vienna, Arda Tur arrives at Stadioncenter .
An average trip on Arda Tur from Berlin to Vienna takes 9 hours and 15 minutes , while the fastest available Arda Tur trip will get you to Vienna in 8 hours and 35 minutes .
On weekends, Arda Tur offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Vienna.
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 28 trips from Berlin to Vienna, and usually makes the trip in about 10 hours and 1 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get from Berlin to Vienna?
You can travel from Berlin to Vienna by plane, car, bus or train.
A nonstop flight from Berlin to Vienna takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes, with nonstop flights averaging between €60 and €90.
There are 36 bus trip per day traveling from Berlin to Vienna, with the cheapest average price of €34.91 and the shortest average duration of 9 hours.
What buses go from Berlin to Vienna?
There are 4 bus companies that offer buses from Berlin to Vienna:
- Arda Tur has 1 bus per day with an average ticket price of €19.78.
- RegioJet Bus has 7 buses per day with an average ticket price of €30.67.
- FlixBus has 34 buses per day with an average ticket price of €35.26.
- Eurolines France has 1 bus per day with an average ticket price of €58.18.
Is it safe to travel by bus from Berlin to Vienna during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus 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, bus 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
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 bus ride from Berlin to Vienna?
The bus takes an average of 10 hours to cover the 325 miles from Berlin to Vienna. 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.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking buses from Berlin to Vienna. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the bus and even save some change check out travel options on Thursday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Berlin?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Berlin to Vienna, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 28 scheduled buses that travel from Berlin to Vienna every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 15 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 Berlin to Vienna; ticket prices start at $36.81.
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.
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 Rubens. 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.
Where does the bus leave from in Berlin?
Main departure 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 bus 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.
All bus stations in Berlin:
Central Bus Station
Alt-Tegel Bus Stop
Berlin Central Station
Where does the bus arrive in Vienna?
Main arrival 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-Bhan and get anywhere else in the city.
All bus stations in Vienna:
Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
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