There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Vienna by plane, train, bus, night train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Vienna  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Vienna (VIE) IST - VIE

$84 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus, night train, EuroNight  •  43 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Cerkezkoy
  2. Take the night train from Çerkezköy to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  3. Take the EuroNight from Gara de Nord to Wien Hauptbahnhof

$63 - $93

6 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Vienna  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) to Vienna (VIE) SAW - VIE

$71 - $259

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Graz, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Graz (GRZ) IST - GRZ
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf

$109 - $311

Bus, train  •  26 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Graz
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj / ...

$101 - $122

Bus  •  30 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Wien Erdberg

$202 - $213

Night train, train  •  40 h 58 min

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord Bosphor Express
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D

$138 - $202

Drive  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Vienna 974.8 miles

$200 - $290

Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Vienna is 1274 km. The road distance is 1559.7 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Vienna without a car is to bus and train which takes 26 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Istanbul to Vienna, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Vienna is to fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 h.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Vienna is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 10:52 AM in Istanbul and 9:52 AM in Vienna.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Vienna is 1560 km. It takes approximately 15 h 22 min to drive from Istanbul to Vienna.

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AtlasGlobal, Air Serbia, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Vienna Airport.

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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 Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 796.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Vienna, Austria?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Istanbul to Vienna every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Vienna via Burgas, Wien Erdberg, and Erdberg in around 30 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Vienna via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Vienna via Ankara
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Graz
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Vienna via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $160
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Vienna via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Train operators
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 Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Çerkezköy to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Wien Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
19 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Graz
Ave. Duration
22 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Burgas to Wien Erdberg
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$175
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Burgas to Wien
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$69
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Cerkezkoy
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr

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