There are 7 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 18 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  •  18 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  5. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte Wb

$336 - $514

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 / ...

$111 - $184

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 - $261

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

$186 - $304

Drive  •  17 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Vienna 1102.2 miles

$200 - $300

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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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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona station to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants Station and arriving at Wien Mitte via Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, München Hbf and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 46 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 which takes 18 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 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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Barcelona to Vienna train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants Station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Vienna is to fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h 46 min, you could also bus, which costs 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 18 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 train from Barcelona to Vienna via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, München Hbf, and Salzburg Hbf in around 18 h 46 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
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 Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 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
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Barcelona/Sants to Marsella
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
alsa.com
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 - $200
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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Barcelona to Vienna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Wien Mitte station.

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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 2049+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $67 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 .

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