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There are 11 ways to get from Italy to Vienna by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from Bologna  •  4h 3m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Vienna (VIE) BLQ - VIE

44€ - 178€

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Fly from Naples  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Vienna (VIE) NAP - VIE

23€ - 144€

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Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Vienna (VIE) MXP - VIE

31€ - 67€

Fly from Rome  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Vienna (VIE) FCO - VIE

35€ - 121€

Fly from Venice  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Vienna (VIE) VCE - VIE

70€ - 220€

Fly from Milan Bergamo  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Vienna (VIE) BGY - VIE

26€ - 194€

Train  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj

129€ - 250€

Bus  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

32€ - 46€

Bus via Zagreb  •  20h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zagreb N997
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 060 / ...

60€ - 90€

Night train  •  14h 3m

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Wien Hbf Nj

86€ - 122€

Drive  •  10h 28m

  1. Drive from Rome to Vienna 1120.2 km

140€ - 210€

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International entry into Austria from Italy

Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Show More. Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), United Kingdom, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Cyprus, Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Uruguay, Egypt, Albania, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Croatia, Kosovo, Kuwait, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, Turkey, Ukraine and United States

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

Conditions of entry to Austria

10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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Rules to follow in Austria

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Considerations leaving from Italy

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Austria is currently allowed from Italy.

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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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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, returning to Italy from Austria is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 25 Oct 2020
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The cheapest way to get from Italy to Vienna is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 16h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Italy to Vienna is to fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 4h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Principe Umberto and arriving at Vienna, Hbf via Rome, Largo Mazzoni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Italy to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Wien Hbf via Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 15m.

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The distance between Italy and Vienna is 683 km. The road distance is 1120.2 km.

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The best way to get from Italy to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 12h 15m and costs 120€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Italy to Vienna, including transfers.

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Italy to Vienna bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Rome, Largo Mazzoni station.

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Italy to Vienna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Italy to Vienna is to fly which takes 4h 3m and costs 40€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 250€ and takes 12h 15m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 16h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Italy to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 683.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Italy and Vienna, Austria?

Ryanair and Austrian Airlines fly from Bologna to Vienna once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Vienna via Venezia Mestre in around 12h 15m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 110€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
8€ - 75€
Flights from Naples to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
20€ - 120€
Flights from Rome to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
10€ - 90€
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
8€ - 340€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 200€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Naples to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 490€
Flights from Rome to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Flights from Venice to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Venice to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 800€
Flights from Naples to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 480€
Flights from Rome to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Vienna via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 250€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
65€ - 90€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 85€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 45€
Smart Low Cost
29€ - 40€
Smart Flex
60€ - 85€
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 Roma Termini to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
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 Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Roma Termini to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
RegioJet
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 Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Wien Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Zagreb Central Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
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Nomago
Economy
16€ - 23€
Premium
19€ - 26€
Family&friends
22€ - 35€

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Italy to Vienna bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Vienna, Hbf station.

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Italy to Vienna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Italy to Vienna is 1120 km. It takes approximately 10h 28m to drive from Italy to Vienna.

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Ryanair and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2524+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Italy to Bologna Airport is to shuttle which takes 7 min and costs 5€ - 26€.

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