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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Vienna  •  3h 26m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Vienna (VIE) MAD - VIE

€31 - €200

Cheapest option

Fly to Bratislava, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bratislava (BTS) MAD - BTS
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf

€23 - €106

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  23h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Bordeaux Saint-Jean 793
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx

€294 - €405

Bus, train via Strasbourg  •  27h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Poitiers Futuroscope 793
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Muenchen Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf Rjx

€276 - €395

Bus via Paris  •  34h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Vienna Erdberg N91 / ...

€112 - €138

Bus  •  40h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace to Vienna, Hbf RegioJet

Drive  •  22h 2m

  1. Drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna 2356.8 km

€220 - €330

Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna by bus, walk, train and subway

The journey time between Madrid Airport (MAD) and Vienna is around 37h 30m and covers a distance of around 2509 km. The fastest journey normally takes 37h 30m. Operated by FlixBus, TGV inOui, Paris Metro and others, the Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna service departs from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrives in Wien Hbf. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
37h 30m
Fastest journey time:
37h 30m
Journey distance:
2509 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€294
Carbon emissions:
180 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
21:10
Last service departs at:
21:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna bus, walk, train and subway schedules

Spain → Austria
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International entry into Austria from Spain

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

Restricted for: Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Conditions of entry into Austria from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Spain
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  • 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
This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, 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 Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, 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
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Russia, South Africa, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Austria

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Spain

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Austria from Spain.

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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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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, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Austria.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna is to fly and train which costs €23 - €110 and takes 7h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna is to fly which costs €30 - €200 and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Madrid Barajas Airport and arriving at Vienna Erdberg via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 20m.

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It is 1797 km from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna. It is approximately 2356.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna without a car is to bus and train which takes 23h 11m and costs €290 - €410.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna, including transfers.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid Barajas Airport station.

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The best way to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna is to fly which takes 3h 26m and costs €30 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus via Paris, which costs €110 - €140 and takes 34h 20m.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Vienna Erdberg station.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 1797.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Madrid Airport (MAD), Spain and Vienna, Austria?

Wizz Air, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna via Paris in around 34h 20m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €85
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €85
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€18 - €85
Flights from Madrid to Bratislava via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €85
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €350
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €350
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€24 - €150
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €320
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 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
Railjet
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
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 Bordeaux St Jean to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€85 - €100
1st Class
€95 - €110
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
Train from Poitiers to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €140
1st Class
€130 - €160
Train from Strasbourg to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€65 - €80
1st Class
€70 - €85
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Poitiers to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€200 - €370
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 Madrid Barajas Airport to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Poitiers Futuroscope
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Madrid Barajas Airport to Paris
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Madrid to Padova
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna is 2357 km. It takes approximately 22h 2m to drive from Madrid Airport (MAD) to Vienna.

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