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

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  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Vienna (VIE) EDI - VIE

$83 - $229

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Train via München Hbf  •  18 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj

$365 - $684

Train  •  19 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice

$330 - $609

Bus  •  35 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 1920

$124 - $191

Train, bus  •  39 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Leeds
  2. Take the bus from Bradford to Trenčín
  3. Take the bus from Trenčín to Wien

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  22 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Drive from München Ost to Vienna

$568 - $744

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Vienna

$290 - $434

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Vienna is to fly which costs £60 - £180 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Vienna is to fly which costs £60 - £180 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Wien Hbf via London St. Pancras International, Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 58 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Vienna is 989 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 18 h 58 min and costs £270 - £550.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Edinburgh to Vienna, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Vienna bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Vienna train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Vienna is to fly which takes 5 h 44 min and costs £60 - £180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £270 - £550 and takes 18 h 58 min, you could also bus, which costs £90 - £150 and takes 35 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 988.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Vienna, Austria?

Jet2.com, easyJet and 10 other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Vienna via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, and München Hbf in around 18 h 58 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Vienna via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Vienna via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Vienna via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Vienna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Vienna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Vienna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Vienna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
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 - $230
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 - $100
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
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 Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
25 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SAD Presov, A.S
Phone
+421 900 211 153
Email
sadpo@sad-po.sk
Website
sad-po.sk
Bus from Bradford to Trenčín
Ave. Duration
29 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
sad-po.sk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Trenčín to Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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

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Vienna is 1 h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 4:18 AM in Edinburgh and 5:18 AM in Vienna.

Edinburgh to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Jet2.com, Eurowings, Aer Lingus and four other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2051+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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