The main entrance to Verona's main train station on a grey day

Wien / Vienna to Verona by train

How to take the direct train from Wien / Vienna to Verona

There are no direct daytime trains from Wien/Vienna to Verona, but the need to make a connection is mitigated by the fantastic scenery.
There is a choice of daytime options:
1: Take the first Railjet train of the day to Venezia Mestre and connect there.
2: Take a Railjet to Innsbruck and connect there into an EC train.



From Wien Hbf/Hauptbahnhof to Verona Porta Nuova

Travel Information

The train is scheduled to depart Wien Hbf at 19:23 and arrive in Verona Porta Nuova at 06:35

Final Destination: La Spezia

The train also calls at: Wien-Meidling, Bruck an der Mur, Leoben and Klagenfurt.

1 x train per night


Book early and save: Yes

Online bookings open: 6 months ahead of the travel date

The train conveys:

- Compartment Seats (Sitzwagen)
- Couchettes (Liegewagen); 4 berths AND 6 berths
- Standard sleeping cars (Schlafwagen) with 3 bed, 2 bed and 1 cabins
- Deluxe sleeping cars (Schlafwagen) with 3 bed, 2 bed and 1 cabins

The first price you will see on the OBB ticketing site will be for the compartment seats.

Click the train button ABOVE  for more info including the rail pass reservation fees:

Rail Pass Users:

You can now book rail pass reservations without paying booking fees on the OBB website (OBB operates these trains).Though the process for doing so isn't particularly obvious, hence this step-by-step guide.

OR reservations can be arranged and paid for at the ÖBB Reisebüro desk in Wien Hbf - (ideally do this when you first arrive at Wien Hbf on the preceding train on your itinerary) or by calling OBB Customer Service (+43 5 1717).

Making the rail pass reservation online a minium of a couple of weeks ahead of the travel date, is particularly recommended if you will be travelling between June and September.
If you wait until arriving in Wien/Vienna to reserve, your first choice of accommodation may have sold out.

Where to book
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OBB Guide

OBB is the national rail operator and its booking service offers journeys by express trains within Austria, as well as international journeys which don't involve making a connection outside of Austria.

It pays off to book online, as the discounted 'Sparscheine' tickets are only ever made available on the website, and when making international journeys to and from Austria, these Sparscheine tickets tend to be cheaper.
OBB can offer particularly good value for money when travelling with children on international rail journeys, but something to watch out for when travelling between Austria and Germany on daytime trains, is that reservations are an optional extra; but if you book 1st class tickets with the Germany railways website DB, the reservations are complimentary.

OBB often takes a unique approach to its booking path, but a key thing to keep in mind is that the first price you will see for any journey is that of a Second Class seat.
The costs of upgrading to first class, a reservation, or a sleeping cabin etc, is then added to this price.

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Journey Features


Good to Know

This is the only direct train between Wien/Vienna and Verona.

The train is scheduled to depart Wien Hbf at 19:23 and arrive in Verona Porta Nuova at 06:35

Final Destination: Milano/Mailand (German spelling)

The train also calls at: Wien-Meidling, Bruck an der Mur, Leoben and Klagenfurt.

This is the only direct train between Wien/Vienna and Verona.

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