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There are 12 ways to get from London to Semmering Pass by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Heathrow to Vienna, train

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

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
  2. Take the bus from Wien Erdberg to Rattersdorf
  3. Take the bus from Rattersdorf Bahnhofstraße to Semmering Landesgrenze

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Fly London Stansted to Vienna, train

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

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

Train to Birmingham, fly to Vienna, train

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Vienna (VIE)
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Semmering

Train to London Luton, fly to Vienna, train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Vienna (VIE)
  3. 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 via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Meidling
  4. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Semmering

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar 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, train

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, Wilsonova
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi 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
United Kingdom → Austria
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International entry into Austria from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Austria from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uruguay, Vatican and Vietnam
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Austria

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from United Kingdom.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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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 mandatory.

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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Austria.

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Last updated: 25 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from London to Semmering Pass is to fly and train which costs £28 - £280 and takes 9h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Semmering Pass is to fly and train which costs £50 - £230 and takes 7h 10m.

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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 Wien Erdberg and Rattersdorf Bahnhofstraße. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Semmering Pass. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Semmering via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Wien Meidling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 21m.

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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 via Frankfurt am Main which takes 15h 21m and costs £220 - £600.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m to get from London to Semmering Pass, including transfers.

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London to Semmering Pass bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni - Unibus, 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 Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Semmering Pass is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 15h 21m and costs £220 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £120 and takes 35h 13m.

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Map of how to get from London to Semmering Pass.
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  • Distance: 1225.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 10m

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, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Wien Meidling in around 15h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Semmering Pass via Vienna Central Bus Station VIB, Wien Erdberg, and Rattersdorf Bahnhofstraße in around 35h 13m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€10 - €140
Flights from London Stansted to Vienna via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€10 - €140
Flights from London Stansted to Vienna via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€10 - €140
Flights from London Stansted to Vienna via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€10 - €140
Flights from London Stansted to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€7 - €120
Flights from London Stansted to Bratislava via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€7 - €120
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from Birmingham to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Flights from Birmingham to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Birmingham to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €490
Flights from Birmingham to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Birmingham to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€200 - €410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Flights from London Gatwick to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €300
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Vienna via Florence
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €460
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 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €27
Website
Railjet
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Railjet
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Meidling to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €27
Website
Railjet
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Business
€6 - €8
1st Class
€7 - €9
Train from Wien Meidling to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €8
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€4 - €6
Business
€6 - €8
1st Class
€6 - €8
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Semmering
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €40
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€23 - €28
Business
€30 - €40
1st Class
€30 - €40
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Wien Meidling to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Meidling to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
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 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Wien Meidling to Semmering
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
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 27m
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 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€4 - €7
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€9 - €13
Anytime Day Single
€45 - €55
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
€14 - €20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€18 - €27
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€4 - €7
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 39m
Frequency
3 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
Estimated price
€155
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
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
RegioJet
Union Ivkoni - Unibus
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
29h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€1 - €100
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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
€100 - €1400
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€100 - €1400
Standard Car - Flexi
€150 - €190

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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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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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Semmering Pass. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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