Munich to Vienna Train

Taking the OBB Railjet high-speed train is an excellent option for traveling between Munich and Vienna. It takes just 4 hours for a train to travel from Munich Hauptbahnhof to Vienna Hauptbahnhof at 230 km/h (143 mph)!
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Train from Munich to Vienna

455 km
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4 h 5 m

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Munich to Vienna Railway Map

Vienna to Munich train is a great option to choose from when it comes to saving time and money. With modern Railjet train fleet Vienna to Munich distance of 358 kilometers is covered in astonishing 4 hours. Explore the capital of Bavaria in style and comfort onboard of a high-speed Railjet train.

​There are three travel classes onboard, so everyone can choose the price-quality ratio that suits him best. But regardless of what you pick for the journey, you can rest assured that the trains serving the Vienna - Munich railway offer everything you need for a comfortable trip, including comfy sets, big panoramic windows, and Wi-Fi onboard. ​

Train Information for Munich to Vienna

The following information about train stations will help you plan your journey smoothly from Munich to Vienna

Munich Central Station
Bayerstraße 10A, 80335, Munich, Germany
Vienna Hauptbahnhof
Alfred-Adler-Straße 107, 1100, Vienna, Austria
Munich to Vienna Railjet Train Coach Classes
In general, economy (2nd class) is enough for most travelers. First class might not be much more expensive than 2nd class, but you should see what prices you get because 1st class might not be much more expensive. In the 2nd class section, the seats are arranged 2+2 across the car width, mostly unidirectional with a couple of tables for 4 people, perfect for families. Refreshment trolleys can be found in most trains, or you can dine in the restaurant cars.
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In first class, leather seats are arranged as 2+1 across the car's width, rather than 2+2 in economy. Solo seats are available on one side of the aisle, while tables-for-2 are available on the other side. There is no food or drink included, but orders are placed at your seat and food is brought to you, so you do not need to visit the restaurant car.
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Business class is the most luxurious class. The Czech Railjets have just six luxurious leather cradle seats arranged 1+1 across the car width in a small area at one end. Several semi-compartments are available in the Austrian Railjets, which have 16 leather cradle seats. Food is not included, but stewards will take your orders from the restaurant car menu and deliver them to your seats.
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FAQ: What to Know About Munich - Vienna Train

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Tips on the Munich to Vienna Train Route
  • Train boarding
    Check-in is not required, just be on board when the doors close a minute before departure time.
  • Luggage
    There are no weights or measurements on luggage, so you can take it in with you and put it on any suitable rack near your seat.
  • Food & drink
    ÖBB Railjets have a restaurant car and 1st class customers can order food and drink directly from the restaurant car menu and pick them up at their seat. There is, of course, no restriction on you bringing food and drinks along, even a bottle of beer or wine.
  • Power sockets and WiFi
    In all classes of Railjets trains, WiFi and power sockets are available for free

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