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Vienna Hbf to Munich by train

It takes an average of 5h 15m to travel from Vienna Hbf to Munich by train, over a distance of around 222 miles (357 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Vienna Hbf to Munich and tickets for this journey start from €26.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 21m
Price€26.90 - €124.90
Distance222 miles (357 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
Departure stationVienna Hbf
Arrival stationMunich
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsÖBB, Flixbus, Union Ivkoni (Bus)

Vienna Hbf to Munich train times

Check out the next trains departing from Vienna Hbf to Munich for martedì 16º mar 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:55 10:50 4h 55m, 1 change
07:17 11:50 4h 33m, 1 change
08:29 00:50 4h 21m, direct
09:17 01:50 4h 33m, 1 change
09:55 02:50 4h 55m, 1 change
11:17 03:50 4h 33m, 1 change
11:55 04:50 4h 55m, 1 change
01:17 05:50 4h 33m, 1 change
02:29 06:50 4h 21m, direct
03:17 07:50 4h 33m, 1 change

ÖBB trains from Vienna Hbf to Munich

You can travel from Vienna Hbf to Munich on ÖBB 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.

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.

Cheap train tickets from Vienna Hbf to Munich

The price of train tickets from Vienna Hbf to Munich starts at €26.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.
lowest price found
from26.90
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price51.60
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price62.28
on the day
avg. single price83.93

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 Vienna Hbf to Munich 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 guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train 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 Vienna Hbf to Munich? 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 Vienna Hbf to Munich take?

The average journey time by train between Vienna Hbf and Munich is 5 hours and 15 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.

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

The fastest journey time by train from Vienna Hbf to Munich is 4 hours and 21 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Vienna Hbf to Munich can start from as little as €26.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Vienna Hbf to Munich?

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

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

The first train from Vienna Hbf to Munich leaves at 11:17. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Vienna Hbf to Munich leaves at 10:50. 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.

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

Trains travelling from Vienna Hbf to Munich cover a distance of around 222 miles (357 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Munich to Vienna Hbf. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Vienna Hbf to Munich.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Vienna Hbf to Munich for a typical week day using timetable data for 16/03/2021. 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 01/03/2021 for travel on 26/03/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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