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There are 11 ways to get from London to Vienna by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Heathrow to Vienna

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Vienna (VIE)

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Vienna

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

Fly London City to Vienna

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Vienna (VIE)

Fly London Stansted to Vienna

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Vienna (VIE)

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

Train via Munich

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Wien Westbahnhof

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 Hbf

Bus via Prague

  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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Vienna

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The cheapest way to get from London to Vienna is to bus which costs £50 - £70 and takes 32h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Vienna is to fly. Taking this option will cost £65 - £310 and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Vienna. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Green Line Station and arriving at Vienna Erdberg via Prague Main station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Vienna. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Wien Westbahnhof via Paris l'Est and Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 15m.

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The distance between London and Vienna is 1235 km.

The best way to get from London to Vienna without a car is to train via Munich which takes 14h 15m and costs £230 - £490.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from London to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from London to Vienna is to fly which takes 5h and costs £65 - £310. Alternatively, you can train via Munich, which costs £230 - £490 and takes 14h 15m, you could also bus via Prague, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 24h 6m.

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Map of how to get from London to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 1235.2 km
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between London, England and Vienna, Austria?

British Airways, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from London Paddington to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Vienna via Paris Nord, Paris l'Est, and Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 in around 14h 15m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€20 - €400
Flights from London Stansted to Vienna via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€20 - €400
Flights from London Stansted to Vienna via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€20 - €400
Flights from London Stansted to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Flights from London Stansted to Bratislava via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Tuesday, Friday 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 Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €800
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Vienna via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from London City to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €800
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
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Vienna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€190 - €900
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 Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Railjet
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€310 - €350
Standard
€110 - €140
Standard Premier
€160 - €210
Train from London St Pancras Intl to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €350
Standard
€100 - €130
Standard Premier
€150 - €190
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€36 - €42
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Belgian Railways
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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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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 54m
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.
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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
€155

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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

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Vienna is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 4:50 AM in London and 5:50 AM in Vienna.

London to Vienna train services, operated by WESTbahn Gmbh, arrive at Wien Westbahnhof station.

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KLM, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 575+ hotels available in Vienna. 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 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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