Travelling on a train from Frankfurt to Vienna is a good way to get from Germany to Austria if you don’t want to fly.
Trains on this route depart from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (main train station) and arrive at Vienna Westbahnhof train station. Both are centrally located and connected to public transport links.
Deutsche Bahn trains leave Frankfurt every one to three hours throughout the day and night.
Most trains between these cities are direct, but some trains require one or more changes in cities like Stuttgart, Munich, and Linz.
There are also direct overnight trains from Frankfurt to Vienna. These services are operated on EuroNight trains, and offer both reclining seats and couchettes and sleeper cabins.
The total journey time from Frankfurt to Veinna ranges from 6 hours and 42 minutes to 10 hours and 7 minutes. Direct trains are faster than trains that require connections.
The cost of a train ticket between these cities varies by time, date, and carrier. Single adult ticket prices for trains from Frankfurt to Vienna start at 131.00 euros for second class and 215.20 euros for first class.
However, special Savings Fares of 39.00 euros in second class and 69.00 euros in first class are available if you buy train tickets online in advance. Some services on this route require seat reservations, but they are usually included in the ticket price.