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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  •  5h 16m

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

39€ - 219€

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Fly to Bratislava, train  •  8h 39m

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

31€ - 197€

5 alternative options

Train  •  18h 50m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Tgv
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx

263€ - 375€

Bus  •  28h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Munich central bus station N728
  2. Take the bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB Munich - Zagreb / ...

85€ - 116€

Bus, train  •  30h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Munich
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx

173€ - 245€

Car ferry, night train  •  34h 57m

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

142€ - 192€

Drive  •  16h 42m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Vienna 1783.9 km

170€ - 250€

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International entry into Austria from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Austria, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Vatican, Andorra, San Marino, Cyprus, Monaco, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and Singapore

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India and South Africa are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Austria from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Spain
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Vatican and Iceland
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Austria

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vienna is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vienna is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Vienna is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Austria.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Barcelona to Vienna is to fly and train, which costs 30€ - 200€ and takes 8h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Vienna is to fly which costs 35€ - 220€ and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Vienna station. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Vienna Central Bus Station VIB via Munich Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 45m.

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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 Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris l'Est and Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 50m.

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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 50m and costs 260€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m 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 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 16m and costs 35€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 380€ and takes 18h 50m, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 28h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 1349.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

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

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and nine other airlines fly from Barcelona to Vienna every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Vienna via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Paris l'Est, and Muenchen Hbf in around 18h 50m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
26€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Alghero
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday
Estimated price
26€ - 150€
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
30€ - 190€
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
27€ - 180€
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 190€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 130€
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 130€
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 370€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 400€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 490€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Smartwings
Website
smartwings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bratislava via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
190€ - 330€
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 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 7€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
4€ - 7€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Genova P.Za Principe to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
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Nomago
Economy
17€ - 25€
Premium
20€ - 29€
Family&friends
24€ - 35€
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Karat-S
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
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 Nomago, arrive at Vienna Central Bus Station VIB.

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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 seven other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 1705+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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