Munich
455 km
Vienna
Departure station:
Munich Hauptbahnhof
Bayerstraße 10A, 80335, Munich, Germany
Arrival station:
Vienna Hauptbahnhof
Alfred-Adler-Straße 107, 1100, Vienna, Austria
Brand name
Train type
Travel time
Price from
Departures
Rating
High-speed train
4 hrs 0 min
$137
7
92.71%

One of the smartest ways to travel between the German city of Munich to the amazing Austrian capital is on board a high-speed Railjet train. Both countries boast very advanced railway systems, and the modern bullet trains running on the route develop the speed of 230 km/h (64 mph) and cover the Munich to Vienna distance in 4 hours, providing everything you need for a comfortable ride. During the journey, you are welcome to take advantage of the comfortable seats with folding tables, arm/footrests, and power sockets. You can buy some snacks in the restaurant car and enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and newspapers. Plus, taking a train means that you don’t need to lose your time riding to the airport, waiting for the departure, or spending some nerve-racking hours wondering whether you can get from the center of the city to the remote airport in time.

How far is Austria from Germany by train?

Germany borders Austria, and there are several train routes between the countries to choose from. Among the top picks is the one with the high-speed Munich to Vienna train, covering the distance of 455 km (283 mi) in approximately 4 hours.

How long does it take to get from Munich to Vienna by train?

The overall Munich to Vienna train time is 4 hours and 5 minutes. Railjet trains run on time and offer up to 7 daily departures, making them a perfect form of transportation for traveling between the cities.

Is the train ride from Munich to Vienna scenic?

Yes, it is. The Railjet train takes you on a very picturesque route. On the way to unforgettable Vienna from Munich on a train, you pass the breathtaking lakes of Chiemsee and Attersee, go through the heart of the beautiful city of Salzburg, and ride along the spectacular Danube which is the second-longest river in Europe.

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Train Information

Lowest train ticket cost:
$137
Departures:
7
Earliest departure:
07:24
Latest departure:
18:30
Shortest travel time:
4 hrs 0 min
Longest travel time:
4 hrs 6 min
9.3 / 10 based on 88 reviews

Munich to Vienna Train Review & Rating

Great journey, very fast and neat bullet train

Francine R. about traveling from Munich to Vienna