1939–40 Gauliga Ostmark
|Champions||SK Rapid Wien|
|Relegated||SV Amateure Fiat|
|German championship||SK Rapid Wien|
SK Rapid Wien won the championship and qualified for the 1940 German football championship where it lost 2–1 after extra time in the semi-final to Dresdner SC. Rapid went on to win the third-place play-off against SV Waldhof Mannheim.
The Gauliga Ostmark and Gauliga Donau-Alpenland titles from 1938 to 1944, excluding the 1944–45 season which was not completed, are recognised as official Austrian football championships by the Austrian Bundesliga.
The 1939–40 season saw one new club in the league, FC Wien.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Promotion, qualification or relegation|
|1||SK Rapid Wien (C)||14||9||2||3||50||24||+26||20||Qualification to German championship|
|4||First Vienna FC||14||7||2||5||36||35||+1||16|
|5||SK Admira Wien||14||6||3||5||33||36||−3||15|
|6||FK Austria Wien||14||6||0||8||37||42||−5||12|
|8||SV Amateure Fiat (R)||14||3||1||10||36||61||−25||7||Relegation|
Rules for classification: 1) Points;
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
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