There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Vienna by plane, bus, train, car ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Vienna  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Vienna (VIE) BCN - VIE

$85 - $250

Cheapest option

Fly to Bratislava, bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bratislava (BTS) BCN - BTS
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Airport to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg

$70 - $359

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Train, bus  •  21 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gerona/Girona to Beziers
  3. Take the train from Beziers to Dijon Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Zürich HB Tgv
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj

$330 - $471

Bus, train  •  23 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Bellaterra to Genf Busbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj

$288 - $474

Bus FlixBus  •  28 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Munich, Munich central bus station N728
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N236 / ...

$112 - $186

Bus Eurolines FR  •  29 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Marsella
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Vienna

$117 - $272

Car ferry, train  •  36 h 48 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Genoa
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Wien Hbf R

$197 - $266

Drive  •  17 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Vienna 1102.2 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Vienna is to fly and bus which costs 55€ - 310€ and takes 10 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Vienna is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 30 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Vienna is 1350 km. The road distance is 1763.5 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Vienna without a car is to train and bus which takes 21 h 45 min and costs 280€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Barcelona to Vienna, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Vienna is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs 70€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 160€ and takes 28 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Barcelona to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 843.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Vienna, Austria?

Vueling Airlines, Eurowings and 12 other airlines fly from Barcelona to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barcelona to Vienna via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 28 h 30 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Beziers to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Dijon Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Airport to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Barcelona to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Gerona/Girona to Beziers
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Marsella
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Barcelona Bellaterra to Genf Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Vienna
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Vienna is 1764 km. It takes approximately 17 h 1 min to drive from Barcelona to Vienna.

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Swiss, KLM, Transavia Holland and four other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Vienna bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 2051+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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