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The train from Vienna Hbf to Paris usually takes 13 hours 57 minutes on average to travel 643 miles (1034 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 10 hours 11 minutes. You can expect to find 22 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Vienna Hbf and Paris, you’ll need to make 1 change on your way to Paris. ÖBB are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Paris in no time.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Vienna Hbf to Paris in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €29.90.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Paris, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
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 Hbf to Paris 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 Hbf and Paris is 13 hours and 57 minutes, with around 22 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 Hbf to Paris is 10 hours and 11 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Vienna Hbf to Paris can start from as little as €29.90 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Vienna Hbf to Paris. Travelling from Vienna Hbf to Paris by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Vienna Hbf to Paris leaves at 05:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Vienna Hbf to Paris leaves at 23:27. 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 Hbf to Paris cover a distance of around 643 miles (1034 km) during the journey.