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Vienna - Munich Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 54 daily train trips available from Vienna to Munich. Traveling by train from Vienna to Munich usually takes 5 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest Non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 4 hours and 3 minutes.

Distance221 mi (355 km)
Fastest train4h 3m
Lowest price$26.37
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines6

What is the price of a train ticket from Vienna to Munich?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Vienna to Munich was $71.43. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 1 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $44.28 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Vienna to Munich often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in November when the average ticket price is only $61. If you're thinking of traveling from Vienna to Munich during April, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $78 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in April, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Vienna to Munich?

There are 6 train lines with service from Vienna to Munich. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 32 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity24h 15m$95.03
DB Intercity24h 31m$64.79
Deutsche Bahn324h 53m$83.97
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company425h 22m$84.21
Non-federally owned railway company34h 42m$89.68
Railjet14h 15m$101.89
  • Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn IC is the German railway's long-distance train service provider with service across Germany and neighboring countries, including the Netherlands, Denmark, Switzerland, and Poland. Onboard amenities include restrooms, power outlets, and a restaurant car where passengers can purchase drinks, snacks, and meals.

  • Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Vienna to Munich start from $26, and on average cost . Daily there are 42 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Munich. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Vienna leaves from Wien Hbf . And in Munich trains arrive at München-Trudering and 38 other train stations.

    From Vienna to Munich train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 5 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to Munich faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 3 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 28 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Munich.

  • Non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Vienna to Munich start from $59, and on average cost . Daily there are 3 Non-federally owned railway company schedules to Munich. Non-federally owned railway company in Vienna leaves from Wien Hbf . And in Munich trains arrive at München Harras and 3 other train stations.

    From Vienna to Munich train travel on Non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 42 minutes. If you are looking to get to Munich faster, Non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 3 minutes.

  • Railjet is a high-speed intercity train company with trains capable of reaching speeds of 230 kilometers per hour. While these speedy trains will make any trip quick, passengers can still enjoy extra legroom on seats to air conditioning, complimentary WiFi, power outlets, restrooms, and a cafe with snacks and drinks available for purchase.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there is an ICE train from Vienna to Munich. ICE, which stands for Intercity-Express, is a system of high-speed Deutsche Bahn trains running through Europe, especially Germany. The ICE train from Vienna to Munich takes 4 hours and 26 minutes on average.
Unfortunately, there is not currently an overnight train between Vienna and Munich available on Wanderu. However, Railjet has a train that departs Vienna at 6:30 a.m., which arrives into Munich by 10:30 a.m.
Yes, there are direct trains from Vienna to Munich. Of the 42 daily train trips from Vienna to Munich, 6 of them are direct routes.

The distance between Vienna and Munich is approximately 221 miles, or 355 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 3 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.

Trains from Vienna to Munich are the most crowded on Thursday. 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.

The earliest train departs Vienna at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 54 scheduled trains on most days. 5 of these are direct connections to Munich. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Munich to Vienna.

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 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.

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Vienna?

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Main departure station: Wien Hbf

Wien Hauptbahnhof is the central station in Vienna, located in the Favoriten district. The station is a relatively new addition to the city and is thus completely modern. The station features 12 platforms and 20 tracks for use by RailJet and Deutsche Bahn trains, among others. Local connections include bus lines and Vienna's subway, the U-Bahn. The station's main hall contains shops, food stalls, restrooms, and free WiFi in some areas.

All train stations in Vienna:

  • Wien Hbf

Where is the train station in Munich?

Main arrival station: München-Trudering

There are more train stations and stops in Munich than most cities. Most trains from Vienna will stop at one (or more) of the 15 following stations in Munich:

All train stations in Munich:

  • München-Trudering

  • München-Moosach

  • München-Riem

  • München-Obermenzing

  • München-Johanneskirchen

  • München-Berg am Laim

  • München Harras

  • München Donnersbergerbrücke

  • München Hirschgarten

  • München Leuchtenbergring

  • München-Fasangarten

  • München Hackerbrücke

  • München-Giesing

  • München-Neuaubing

  • München-Mittersendling

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