Train or Bus to Austria – Eurostar trains connect with all regions of Europe, so connections for Germany and Austria are pretty straight forward, with a couple of connections along the way.
Taking the train from London St Pancras to Vienna
Thinking about taking the train from London to Vienna Hbf? We’ve got you covered.
It usually takes around 23 hours 2 minutes to travel the 769 miles (1237 km) from London St Pancras International to Vienna Hbf by train, although you can get there in as little as 17 hours 33 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 3 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 4 changes along the way as there aren’t any direct services on this line.
Train tickets from London St Pancras International to Vienna Hbf start from €114.90 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 Vienna 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.
Taking the Train to Austria..
Taking the train to Austria can be a fantastic experience. And, with the possibilities of today’s modern train services criss crossing Europe, you have lots of choice. On this page we have included information about the various services. We cannot include every bit of information so we have put a link to Rail Europe to help you get more information on a particular service.
If you decide to take the train, please email us with your experience of the journey! We will post it on the Train page for others to read.
From London to Vienna
Train to Austria: It’s easy to travel from London to Vienna by train….just a few hours ride on Eurostar from London to Paris. There is a good service changing in Brussels and Cologne, using the excellent CityNightLine hotel train between Cologne and Vienna. Or an evening departure from London, the overnight sleeper Paris-Munich then a daytime train to Vienna.
From London to Salzburg
Train to Austria: Travel from London to Paris by Eurostar to the Gare du Nord, from where it is a 10 minute walk to the Gare de l’Est where you can get the train to Munich.
Travel from Paris to Munich overnight, arriving in Munich the next morning. This train is one of the German Railway’s excellent ‘NachtZug’ expresses. It has brand-new sleeping-cars
(1, 2 and 3-berth deluxe rooms with private shower and toilet, 1, 2 and 3-berth standard rooms with washbasin, there’s a shower at the end of the corridor for passengers in
standard rooms), and modern air-conditioned couchettes (choose between a berth in a
4- or 6-berth compartment). Inclusive fares are charged covering travel plus sleeping accommodation. The sleeper fare includes a light breakfast.
Travel from Munich to Salzburg by air-conditioned ‘EuroCity’ train (the ‘Bartok Bela’, with restaurant car)
From London to Innsbruck and Kitzbuhl
Travel from London to Paris by Eurostar. It arrives at the Gare du Nord, from where it is a 10 minute walk to the Gare de l’Est.
Travel from Paris to Munich overnight, arriving in Munich the next morning. This train is one of the German Railway’s excellent ‘NachtZug’ expresses. It has brand-new sleeping-cars (1, 2 & 3-berth deluxe rooms with private shower and toilet, 1, 2 & 3-berth standard rooms with washbasin. There is a shower at the end of the corridor for passengers in standard rooms), and modern air-conditioned couchettes (choose between a berth in a 4- or 6-berth compartment). Inclusive fares are charged covering travel plus sleeping accommodation. The sleeper fare includes a light breakfast. Click for more pictures and information about this train.
Travel from Munich to Innsbruck on an air-conditioned ‘EuroCity’ train (the ‘Michaelangelo’, with restaurant car) For Kitzbühel, change at Wörgl.
Train or Bus to Austria.
Bus to Austria
Train or Bus to Austria – The Bus for Austria leaves Victoria station in London twice a day for Salzburg & Vienna. It makes many stops across Europe, so an efficient and cheap form of transport.
Your FlixBus Service
Our aim is to offer you convenient, low cost and straightforward bus service. Prices to Salzburg and Vienna are less that £80. If you have any questions during the planning of your journey, take a look at our FAQs. Should you still need further assistance, our friendly customer service team will gladly help with any problems or uncertainties you may have!
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