Thinking about taking the train from Vienna to Strasbourg? We've got you covered.
It usually takes around 11 hours 28 minutes to travel the 639 km from Vienna to Strasbourg by train, although you can get there in as little as 7 hours 58 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 19 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You can travel with ÖBB trains during your journey, as they are the main operator of services on this route.
Train tickets from Vienna to Strasbourg start from $34.05 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.
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It takes an average of 11h 28m to travel from Vienna to Strasbourg by train, over a distance of around 397 miles (639 km). There are normally 19 trains per day traveling from Vienna to Strasbourg and tickets for this journey start from $34.05 when you book in advance.
639 miles (397 km)
19 trains per day
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ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Vienna to Strasbourg by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Vienna and Strasbourg is 11 hours and 28 minutes, with around 19 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Vienna to Strasbourg is 7 hours and 58 minutes.
Train tickets from Vienna to Strasbourg can start from as little as $34.05 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Vienna to Strasbourg. Travelling from Vienna to Strasbourg by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Vienna to Strasbourg leaves at 00:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Vienna to Strasbourg leaves at 23:35. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Vienna to Strasbourg cover a distance of around 397 miles (639 km) during the journey.