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There are 11 ways to get from London to Semmering Pass 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.

Recommended option

Fly London Heathrow to Vienna, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Vienna (VIE)
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Semmering

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Vienna, train

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Vienna (VIE)
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Semmering

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Fly London City to Graz, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Graz (GRZ)
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Semmering

Fly London Stansted to Vienna, train

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Vienna (VIE)
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Semmering

Fly London Stansted to Bratislava, train

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bratislava (BTS)
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Semmering

Train to London Luton, fly to Bratislava, train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Bratislava (BTS)
  3. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Semmering

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Meidling
  3. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Semmering

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Prague Wilsonova Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague Main station to Vienna Erdberg
  3. Take the bus from Wien Erdberg to Rattersdorf
  4. Take the bus from Rattersdorf Bahnhofstraße to Semmering Landesgrenze

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
  2. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Semmering

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Semmering Pass

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Semmering Pass
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Semmering Pass is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Semmering Pass is 1 metre.

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

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The cheapest way to get from London to Semmering Pass is to bus and train which costs £55 - £110 and takes 34h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Semmering Pass is to fly and train which costs £60 - £340 and takes 6h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Semmering Pass. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Green Line Station and arriving at Semmering Landesgrenze via Prague Main station, Wien Erdberg and Rattersdorf Bahnhofstraße. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Semmering Pass. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Semmering via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Wien Meidling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 34m.

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The distance between London and Semmering Pass is 1226 km.

The best way to get from London to Semmering Pass without a car is to train which takes 18h 34m and costs £170 - £450.

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It takes approximately 6h 59m to get from London to Semmering Pass, including transfers.

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London to Semmering Pass bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from London Victoria Green Line Station.

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London to Semmering Pass train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Intl station.

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The best way to get from London to Semmering Pass is to train which takes 18h 34m and costs £170 - £450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £70 - £110 and takes 30h 7m.

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Map of how to get from London to Semmering Pass.
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  • Distance: 1225.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 59m

What companies run services between London, England and Semmering Pass, Styria, Austria?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Semmering Pass via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Wien Meidling in around 18h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Semmering Pass via Prague Main station, Vienna Erdberg, Wien Erdberg, and Rattersdorf Bahnhofstraße in around 30h 7m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €390
Flights from London Stansted to Vienna via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€20 - €390
Flights from London Stansted to Vienna via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€20 - €390
Flights from London Stansted to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from London Stansted to Bratislava via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from London Luton to Bratislava via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from London City to Graz via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€270 - €750
Flights from London City to Graz via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€270 - €750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €200
Flights from London Gatwick to Vienna via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Vienna via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
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 Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
Railjet
Train from Graz Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €28
Website
Railjet
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Meidling to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €27
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Meidling to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
oebb.at
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Business
€7 - €9
1st Class
€7 - €9
Train from Wien Meidling to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Business
€6 - €9
1st Class
€7 - €9
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 Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Graz Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Meidling to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €23
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Graz Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Wien Meidling to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€4 - €7
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€3 - €5
Train from Wien Meidling to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€4 - €7
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€13 - €20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€18 - €27
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
13h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€90 - €130
1st Class
€140 - €200
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Prague Wilsonova Bus Station
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €65
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague Main station to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€98
Standard Car - Premium
€157

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London to Semmering Pass bus services, operated by ÖBB-Postbus GmbH, arrive at Semmering Landesgrenze station.

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London to Semmering Pass train services, operated by Railjet, arrive at Semmering station.

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