There are 11 ways to get from Brussels to Austria by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Salzburg  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Salzburg (SZG) BRU - SZG

$65 - $291

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Fly to Vienna  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Vienna (VIE) BRU - VIE

$93 - $234

Fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Ljubljana (LJU) BRU - LJU

$116 - $411

Fly to Linz  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Linz (LNZ) BRU - LNZ

$135 - $440

Fly to Innsbruck  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Innsbruck (INN) BRU - INN

$125 - $450

Fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Munich (MUC) BRU - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$133 - $304

Train via Linz, Linz central station, Train  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz Wb

$240 - $353

Train  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice

$212 - $322

Bus Turancar  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles Gare du Nord to Wien

$81 - $121

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N136 / ...

$74 - $119

Drive  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Vienna 691.2 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Austria is to bus which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 17 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Austria is to fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Austria is 762 km. The road distance is 1105.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Austria without a car is to train which takes 11 h 29 min and costs 200€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Brussels to Austria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Austria is to fly which takes 4 h 9 min and costs 55€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 300€ and takes 11 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 17 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Austria is 1106 km. It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to drive from Brussels to Austria.

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  • Distance: 476 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Austria?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Brussels to Salzburg every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Vienna via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof, Linz/Donau Hbf, Linz, Linz central station, Train, Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz, and Westbahnhof in around 11 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Linz via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Innsbruck via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Linz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Brussels to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $400
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Train operators
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 München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Linz Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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