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Hamburg to Vienna Hbf by train

It takes an average of 10h 22m to travel from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf by train, over a distance of around 465 miles (748 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €26.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 43m
Price€26.90 - €353.10
Distance465 miles (748 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
Departure stationHamburg
Arrival stationVienna Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsunion_ivkoni

Hamburg to Vienna Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf for Saturday 11th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
17:01 Hamburg Hbf06:34 Wien HbfICE 683 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets13h 33m, 1 change
18:01 Hamburg Hbf06:34 Wien HbfICE 885 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets12h 33m, 2 changes
20:29 Hamburg Hbf08:27 Wien HbfNightjet 491 ÖBB Get tickets11h 58m, direct
23:31 Hamburg Hbf12:45 Wien HbfNachtExpress 1312 NachtExpress Get tickets13h 14m, 1 change
04:55 Hamburg Hbf14:45 Wien HbfICE 581 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets9h 50m, 1 change
08:02 Hamburg Hbf16:45 Wien HbfICE 91 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 43m, direct
09:01 Hamburg Hbf17:45 Wien HbfICE 1085 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 44m, 1 change
10:01 Hamburg Hbf18:45 Wien HbfICE 787 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 44m, 1 change
12:01 Hamburg Hbf20:45 Wien HbfICE 789 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 44m, 1 change
14:01 Hamburg Hbf23:05 Wien HbfICE 881 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets9h 04m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), ÖBB and Nightjet trains from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf

You can travel from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), ÖBB and Nightjet trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

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.

Nightjet is the night train service for ÖBB. These trains travel through Austria at night to neighbouring countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Poland and Croatia. Passengers can choose to travel in a seating position or in a sleeping cabin, shared or individual. Convenient for those looking to save one night at the hotel and avoid spending part of the day travelling. This train also has luxury compartments with extras for a trip in comfort.

Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf

Train tickets from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf start at €26.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €165.25.
lowest price found
from26.90
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price116.27
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price129.82
on the day
avg. single price165.25

Book in advance

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 Hamburg to Vienna Hbf by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Hamburg and Vienna Hbf is 10 hours and 22 minutes, with around 11 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Hamburg and Vienna Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf is 8 hours and 43 minutes.

How much does the train from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf can start from as little as €26.90 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.

Is there a direct train from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf leave?

The first train from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf leaves at 03:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf leave?

The last train from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf leaves at 22:46. 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.

What's the distance between Hamburg and Vienna Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf cover a distance of around 465 miles (748 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Vienna Hbf to Hamburg. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Hamburg to Vienna Hbf.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Hamburg to Vienna Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/07/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/07/2020 for travel on 19/09/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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