There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Vienna by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Vienna (VIE) ATH - VIE

$93 - $273

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Bus Crazy Holidays  •  27 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest Népliget
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 902 / ...

$74 - $103

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Bus Siamos Tours  •  24 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Budapest
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 902 / ...

$93 - $113

Bus Korona Travel  •  29 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Bratislava
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

$107 - $109

Train, night train  •  34 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Wien Hbf D

$154 - $295

Drive  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Vienna 1070.2 miles

$250 - $380

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg via Budapest, Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Wien Hbf via Thessaloniki, Skopje and Beograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 13 min.

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The distance between Athens and Vienna is 1283 km. The road distance is 1712.3 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Vienna without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Athens to Vienna, including transfers.

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Athens to Vienna bus services, operated by Siamos Tours, depart from Athens station.

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Athens to Vienna train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Vienna is to fly which takes 5 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Athens to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 801.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Vienna, Austria?

Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Athens to Vienna every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Vienna via Budapest and Budapest, Budapest Népliget in around 24 h 38 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$27 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
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mzt.mk
Bus operators
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest
Ave. Duration
21 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
siamostours.gr
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Korona Travel
Phone
210.92.33.33
Email
info@koronatravel.gr
Website
koronatravel.gr
Bus from Athens to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
koronatravel.gr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com

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Vienna is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 9:28 AM in Athens and 8:28 AM in Vienna.

Athens to Vienna train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Vienna is 1712 km. It takes approximately 16 h 59 min to drive from Athens to Vienna.

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Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2049+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs .

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