This charming journey from Munich to Vienna awaits you. Just hop onto a Railjet train from Munich to Vienna and get captivated by the intense beauty of the German and Austrian countryside – don’t forget your camera! Eliminate the hassle of checking in at airports two hours before your departure as the train arrives directly in the heart of Vienna, convenient for those wishing to get straight into exploring the city.
Railjet trains feature comfortable seats, free WiFi at every carriage as well as power outlets at every seat so you can charge your electronics and surf or stream uninterrupted. The train from Munich to Vienna will take four hours to arrive. Once there, make your way to the elegant Schönbrunn Palace and allow yourself to enjoy the opulent interiors. You can also visit St. Stephen's Cathedral, which is a medieval place of worship.
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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 Munich Hbf to Vienna Hbf 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 Munich Hbf and Vienna Hbf is 5 hours and 10 minutes, with around 21 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 Munich Hbf to Vienna Hbf is 4 hours and 0 minutes.
Train tickets from Munich Hbf to Vienna Hbf can start from as little as €16.40 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Munich Hbf to Vienna Hbf without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Munich Hbf to Vienna Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Munich Hbf to Vienna Hbf leaves at 00:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Munich Hbf to Vienna Hbf leaves at 23:50. 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 Munich Hbf to Vienna Hbf cover a distance of around 222 miles (357 km) during the journey.