There are 9 ways to get from Madrid to Austria by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Vienna  •  5 h 46 min

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

$95 - $386

8 alternative options

Fly to Salzburg  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Salzburg (SZG) MAD - SZG

$112 - $283

Fly to Innsbruck  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Innsbruck (INN) MAD - INN

$187 - $452

Fly to Munich, train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Munich (MUC) MAD - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$95 - $306

Fly to Venice, shuttle  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Venice (VCE) MAD - VCE
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Venice Airport to Klagenfurt

$127 - $763

Train  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station Tgv
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB 3-Y / ...
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj

$400 - $588

Bus  •  39 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 366 / ...

$142 - $215

Bus, train  •  40 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Nice
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to Wien Hbf R / ...

$227 - $362

Drive  •  22 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Vienna 1469.6 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Austria is 1547 km. The road distance is 2351.3 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Austria without a car is to train which takes 24 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Madrid to Austria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Austria is to fly which takes 5 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 24 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 39 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Austria is 2351 km. It takes approximately 22 h 38 min to drive from Madrid to Austria.

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Wizz Air, Eurowings, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 1359+ hotels available in Austria. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Austria.
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  • Distance: 967.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Austria?

Iberia, Wizz Air and 13 other airlines fly from Madrid to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Vienna via Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Sants Station, Montpellier St. Roch Station, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Mulhouse Ville, Zürich HB, Wien Hbf, and Keplerplatz in around 24 h 30 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Innsbruck via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Innsbruck via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Innsbruck via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Madrid to Salzburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Innsbruck via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Spanish Railways AVE
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Montpellier St. Roch Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $34
1st Class
$48 - $53
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Vienna International Busterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
elines.cz
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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