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There are 6 ways to get from Madrid to Vienna by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Vienna  •  5h 39m

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

78€ - 332€

Cheapest option

Bus via Padua  •  38h 50m

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

18€ - 23€

4 alternative options

Fly to Bratislava, bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bratislava (BTS) MAD - BTS
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava Airport to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg

54€ - 383€

Train  •  22h 47m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...

380€ - 518€

Bus  •  39h 10m

  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 060 / ...

121€ - 180€

Drive  •  22h 37m

  1. Drive from Madrid to Vienna 1485.5 miles

240€ - 360€

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Vienna is to bus via Padua which costs 18€ - 23€ and takes 38h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Vienna is to fly which costs 75€ - 340€ and takes 5h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Vienna, Hbf via Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Wien Hbf via Barcelona-Sants, Lyon Part Dieu and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 47m.

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The distance between Madrid and Vienna is 1809 km. The road distance is 2376.8 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 22h 47m and costs 380€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Madrid to Vienna, including transfers.

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Madrid to Vienna bus services, operated by Atlassib, depart from Madrid station.

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Madrid to Vienna train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Vienna is to fly which takes 5h 39m and costs 75€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 380€ - 550€ and takes 22h 47m, you could also bus via Padua, which costs 18€ - 23€ and takes 38h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 1130.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Vienna, Austria?

Wizz Air, Cairo Aviation and 13 other airlines fly from Madrid to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Vienna via Barcelona-Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 22h 47m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Madrid to Bratislava via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Flights from Madrid to Bratislava via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
45€ - 300€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Madrid to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Vienna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 850€
Train operators
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
75€ - 110€
1st Class
110€ - 170€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 140€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
160€ - 230€
Deutsche Bahn

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
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 Bratislava Airport to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 27€
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
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Madrid Avenida America to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 160€
Schedules at
elines.cz

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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 to Vienna bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Vienna, Hbf station.

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Madrid to Vienna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Vienna is 2377 km. It takes approximately 22h 37m to drive from Madrid to Vienna.

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Wizz Air, Cairo Aviation, easyJet and five other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Vienna Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Vienna train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 2406+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at 61€ per night.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 26m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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