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Taking the train from Vienna to Villach Hbf in 4 hours 14 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Vienna to Villach Hbf? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 5 hours 17 minutes to travel the 161 miles (259 km) from Vienna to Villach Hbf by train, although you can get there in as little as 4 hours 14 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 29 trains per day running on this route. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. 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 Villach Hbf start from €14.90 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.

Keen to book your train tickets to Villach Hbf? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Vienna to Villach Hbf by train

It takes an average of 5h 17m to travel from Vienna to Villach Hbf by train, over a distance of around 161 miles (259 km). There are normally 29 trains per day travelling from Vienna to Villach Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €14.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 14m
PriceFrom €14.90
Distance161 miles (259 km)
Frequency29 trains per day
First train05:37
Last train23:35
Departure stationVienna
Arrival stationVillach Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsÖBB

Vienna to Villach Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Vienna to Villach Hbf for Tuesday 8th February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:05 15:39 5h 34m, 2 changes
10:37 15:43 5h 6m, 1 change
11:32 15:46 4h 14m, direct
12:05 17:39 5h 34m, 2 changes
12:37 17:43 5h 6m, 1 change
13:32 17:46 4h 14m, direct
14:02 19:43 5h 41m, direct
14:05 19:39 5h 34m, 2 changes
14:37 19:43 5h 6m, 1 change
15:32 19:46 4h 14m, direct

ÖBB trains from Vienna to Villach Hbf

You can travel from Vienna to Villach Hbf 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 to Villach Hbf

The price of train tickets from Vienna to Villach Hbf starts at €14.90 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.

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 to Villach 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 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 to Villach 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 Vienna to Villach Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Vienna and Villach Hbf is 5 hours and 17 minutes, with around 29 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 and Villach Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Vienna to Villach Hbf is 4 hours and 14 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Vienna to Villach Hbf can start from as little as €14.90 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 to Villach Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Vienna to Villach Hbf without having to change trains. There are 12 direct trains from Vienna to Villach Hbf each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Vienna to Villach Hbf leaves at 05:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Vienna to Villach Hbf 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.

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

Trains travelling from Vienna to Villach Hbf cover a distance of around 161 miles (259 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Villach Hbf to Vienna.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Vienna to Villach Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/08/2022. 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 01/22/2022 for travel on 01/22/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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