There are 14 ways to get from Southampton to Austria by train, plane, car, car train, bus or car ferry

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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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Vienna  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Vienna (VIE) LGW - VIE

$102 - $283

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Bus  •  28 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf

$67 - $90

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Salzburg (SZG) LGW - SZG

$94 - $610

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Vienna  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Vienna (VIE) LHR - VIE

$137 - $329

Train to London Stansted, fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Salzburg (SZG) STN - SZG

$101 - $393

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Innsbruck  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Innsbruck (INN) LHR - INN

$169 - $565

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Innsbruck  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Innsbruck (INN) LGW - INN

$104 - $819

Train to Birmingham, fly to Munich, train  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Munich (MUC) BHX - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$185 - $483

Train to London City, fly to Zurich, train  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf

$162 - $483

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  17 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  7. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Vienna

$503 - $656

Train, bus FlixBus  •  23 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg

$152 - $307

Train, bus via Frankfurt  •  23 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz Wb

$182 - $309

Train, bus  •  28 h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 1920

$121 - $194

Drive, carferry  •  16 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Vienna

$227 - $342

Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton and Austria is 712 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Austria without a car is to train and bus which takes 23 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Southampton to Austria, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Austria is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 8:45 AM in Southampton and 9:45 AM in Austria.

British Airways and easyJet offer flights from London Gatwick 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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Map of how to get from Southampton to Austria.
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  • Distance: 711.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Austria?

You can take a bus from Southampton to Vienna via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London, Victoria Green Line Station, Prague, ÚAN Florenc, Vienna, Hbf, Hauptbahnhof S+U, Laxenburger Str./Gudrunstr., and Keplerplatz in around 28 h 51 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from London City to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Flights from London Gatwick to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Vienna via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Salzburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from London Stansted to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
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
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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 Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Linz/Donau Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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 Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
cd.cz
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station, Train to Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Wien Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
25 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
Ferry operators

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