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There are 7 ways to get from Santander to Vienna by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Bilbao, fly to Vienna  •  6 h 52 min

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

$118 - $313

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Fly Santander to Bratislava, bus  •  12 h 59 min

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

$117 - $464

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Bus, train via Angers  •  22 h 27 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 Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj

$389 - $554

Bus Eurolines CH, train  •  31 h 12 min

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

$229 - $383

Bus Eurolines FR  •  33 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Vienna

$238 - $334

Bus ALSA  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Santander to Bilbao
  2. Take the bus from Bilbao to Munich
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 036 / ...

$131 - $213

Drive  •  20 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Santander to Vienna 1360.2 miles

$250 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Santander to Vienna is to bus and fly which costs 100€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santander to Vienna is to bus and fly which costs 100€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santander to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Santander and arriving at Vienna via Bordeaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 15 min.

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The distance between Santander and Vienna is 1644 km. The road distance is 2176.4 km.

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The best way to get from Santander to Vienna without a car is to bus and train which takes 22 h 27 min and costs 330€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Santander to Vienna, including transfers.

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Santander to Vienna bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Santander station.

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The quickest flight from Bilbao Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Santander to Vienna bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Vienna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santander to Vienna is 2176 km. It takes approximately 20 h 23 min to drive from Santander to Vienna.

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  • Distance: 1027.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

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

You can take a bus from Santander to Vienna via Bordeaux in around 33 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Santander to Bratislava via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Santander to Bratislava via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Santander to Bratislava via Marrakech
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Santander to Bratislava via Dublin
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Santander to Bratislava via Barcelona, Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Santander to Bratislava via Budapest, Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Santander to Bratislava via Madrid, Prague
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bilbao to Vienna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Angers St Laud to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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 Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
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 Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Santander to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Munich
Ave. Duration
47 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
alsa.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava, Bratislava Airport to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$95 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Santander to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Vienna
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $240
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
$100 - $190
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Level, Austrian Airlines, Vueling Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Bilbao Airport to Vienna Airport.

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The best way to get from Santander to Santander Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs 12€ - 19€.

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