There are 7 ways to get from Santander to Vienna by bus, plane, train, night train 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.

Recommended option

Bus, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Fly from Bilbao (BIO) to Vienna (VIE) BIO - VIE

$97 - $323

Cheapest option

Bus Atlassib  •  35 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Padova
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Vienna Erdberg 000002

$50 - $72

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  22 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Angers
  2. Take the train from Angers St Laud to Strasbourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Ec / ...
  5. Take the train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Mitte

$390 - $544

Train  •  28 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin A
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV Ave
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice

$506 - $681

Bus Eurolines FR  •  32 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Hernani
  2. Take the bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Center
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Vienna

$198 - $286

Bus, night train  •  32 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Zürich
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf En

$240 - $415

Drive  •  20 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Vienna 1360.2 miles

$250 - $380

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

You can take a train from Santander to Vienna via Madrid-Chamartin, Chamartín, Atocha, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Avignon TGV, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof in around 28 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santander to Vienna via Hernani, San Sebastián, Bordeaux City Center, and Bordeaux in around 32 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Angers St Laud to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Avignon TGV to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $210
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $210
1st Class
$240 - $360
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$31 - $36
Schedules at
westbahn.at
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Santander to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways AVE
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Santander to Hernani
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from San Sebastián to Bordeaux City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Santander to Angers
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Vienna
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Santander to Zürich
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Book at
eurolines.ch
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Santander to Padova
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
atlassib.es
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Padova to Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santander and Vienna is 1644 km. The road distance is 2176 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santander to Vienna is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 35 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Santander to Vienna is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 33 min and costs 80€ - 270€.

No, there is no direct train from Santander to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Wien via Chamartín, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Avignon TGV and Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 15 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Santander to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Vienna via Hernani, San Sebastián and Bordeaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Santander to Vienna, including transfers.