A step-by-step travel guide. Take the night train from Copenhagen to Vienna

Prices from
€183
Travel time
17h

Traveling from Copenhagen to Vienna by night train is the fastest and most comfortable option. This train route takes 2 days and you will pass Hamburg on the way to your destination.

Prices from
€183

Day 1

    Copenhagen Denmark
    Hamburg Germany
      Hamburg Germany
      Vienna Austria

      Day 2

      Vienna

      Arrive at your final destination, Vienna .

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      Leaving from Copenhagen Denmark
      Going to Vienna Austria

      Alternative routes from Copenhagen to Vienna


      Expert's route

      The optimal route with comfortable train changes and the best travel experience.

      Expert's route

      Day 1
      From Copenhagen Denmark To Hamburg Germany
      Duration 4h 35min
      From Hamburg Germany To Frankfurt Germany
      Duration 3h 36min
      Frankfurt Stay a night in Frankfurt
      Day 2
      From Frankfurt Germany To Vienna Austria
      Duration 6h 25min
      Vienna Arriving in Vienna

      Good to know when traveling from Copenhagen to Vienna

      First and second class

      Wouldn’t it be great if there were only a few, standardized, alternatives when choosing class? We agree. However, the train operators themselves choose what they call their different class options, which means they tend to be called things like "Sparpreis", "Super Flex Premium" and sometimes just "Seat". This is not ideal and we are working actively to standardize how ticket options are listed on All Aboard.

      Which option you choose to travel with is entirely up to you. The more expensive options usually mean better comfort. If you feel unsure about what applies to each class option, you can check it out on the train operators' websites, or in their terms and conditions .

      Travel insurance

      International train journeys in Europe are covered by the CIV protection rules, a set of rules to make it easier to travel cross-boarder with train. Primarily providing compensation for lost baggage and a guarantee of onward transport.

      You can find out if your journey is covered by CIV by checking the tickets. "CIV" should then be printed in a corner.

      But...

      ...there are many cases when these rules does not apply. Therefore All Aboard advise you to have a valid travel insurance before going on your trip. It's never a fun thing either to miss a connection or to loose your luggage, we know, therefore it's very useful to have an insurance where you're fully covered.

      Is there wifi on the train?

      There are few things as nice as watching a movie, listening to a good podcast or getting some work done on the train. And fortunately most long-distance trains in Europe today offer free wifi onboard .

      Eurostar , Renfe , SNCF and Deutsche Bahn let you get access to wifi on the majority of their trains. If having wifi is very important to you, the best way to really know if wifi is available is to google the train number (that can be found on your ticket) and you'll find out.

      For EU residents

      Should the wifi connection let you down, as an EU resident, you still have the luxury to take advantage of free roaming in all EU countries, just remember to turn on roaming in your phone's settings. If you are an EU resident traveling through a non-EU country such as Switzerland, the UK, or Norway, it could be a good idea to bring a 4G dongle in your bag, and switch off roaming to avoid hefty bills.