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There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Vienna by plane, train, bus, car ferry, night train or car

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Fly to Vienna

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

Fly to Bratislava, train

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bratislava (BTS)
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf

Train

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf

Oktoberfest Transportation, bus

  1. Take the Oktoberfest Transportation from Placa Catalunya to Campingplatz Obermenzing
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Vienna Central Station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Munich
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Wien Westbahnhof

Car ferry, train, night train

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Genoa
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Lambrate
  3. Take the night train from Milano Lambrate to Wien Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Vienna

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The cost-effective way to get from Barcelona to Vienna is to fly, which costs €29 - €240 and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Vienna is to fly which costs €29 - €240 and takes 5h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Vienna station. However, there are services departing from Placa Catalunya and arriving at Vienna Central Station via Campingplatz Obermenzing, Pasing and Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Wien Hbf via Gare de Lyon, Paris Est, München Hbf and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 32m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Vienna is 1350 km. The road distance is 1783.9 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 18h 32m and costs €220 - €430.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Barcelona to Vienna, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Vienna bus services, operated by Stoke Travel, depart from Placa Catalunya station.

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Barcelona to Vienna train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Vienna is to fly which takes 5h 8m and costs €29 - €240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €220 - €430 and takes 18h 32m, you could also Oktoberfest Transportation and bus, which costs €195 - €205 and takes 25h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 1349.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

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

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Barcelona to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Vienna via Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Gare du Nord, Paris Est, München Hbf, and Salzburg Hbf in around 18h 32m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €320
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€28 - €320
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€28 - €320
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€30 - €380
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€30 - €380
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€30 - €380
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Palma Mallorca, Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€30 - €380
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Milan Bergamo, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€30 - €380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €300
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Sofia
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €490
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €490
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €370
Smartwings
Website
smartwings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Train operators
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Railjet
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €16
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€36 - €42
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€90 - €170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €28
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€18 - €28
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 P.Za Principe to Milano Lambrate
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Milano Lambrate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Trenitalia EuroCity

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 P.Za Principe to Milano Lambrate
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€35 - €50
1st Class
€65 - €90
Night train from Milano Lambrate to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€160 - €370
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€160 - €230
1st Class
€270 - €370
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Milano Lambrate to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Stoke Travel
Phone
+34 937 37 03 73
Email
info@stoketravel.com
Website
stoketravel.com
Bus from Placa Catalunya to Campingplatz Obermenzing
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€175
Website
Stoke Travel
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich central bus station to Vienna Central Station
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are 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
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
alsa.com
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Barcelona to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna Central Station.

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Barcelona to Vienna train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Vienna is 1784 km. It takes approximately 16h 42m to drive from Barcelona to Vienna.

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Wizz Air, Vueling Airlines, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Vienna Airport.

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