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There are 8 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Vienna by plane, train or shuttle

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Recommended option

Fly to Vienna

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Vienna (VIE)

Cheapest option

Fly to Munich, train

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf

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Fly to Budapest, train

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Budapest (BUD)
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf

Fly to Graz, train

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Graz (GRZ)
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf

Fly to Salzburg, train

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Salzburg (SZG)
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Ljubljana (LJU)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Vienna

Fly to Prague, train

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Prague (PRG)
  2. Take the train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf

Fly to Krakow, train

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Krakow (KRK)
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vienna is 800 555 621.

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The social distance requirement in Vienna is 1 metre.

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No, returning to Australia from Austria is currently allowed.

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Vienna is to fly and train which costs $750 - $2,100 and takes 27h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Vienna is to fly which costs $750 - $2,300 and takes 22h 31m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Vienna is 15977 km.

It takes approximately 22h 31m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Vienna, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Vienna Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h 55m and has one stopover.

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Vienna is 8h behind Sydney Airport (SYD). It is currently 1:55 AM in Sydney Airport (SYD) and 5:55 PM in Vienna.

Thai Airways International, Austrian Airlines, Etihad and five other airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Vienna Airport.

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  • Distance: 15977.1 km
  • Duration: 22h 31m

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Vienna, Austria?

Emirates, Etihad and nine other airlines fly from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Vienna every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sydney to Vienna via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€1200 - €3200
Flights from Sydney to Vienna via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1200 - €2700
Flights from Sydney to Budapest via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
25h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€1500 - €2900
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€800 - €2500
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €2300
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Hong Kong, Munich
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €2800
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Suvarnabhumi, Munich
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €2800
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Dubai, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€950 - €3000
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Dubai, Vienna
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €2900
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Colombo, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€750 - €3800
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Abu Dhabi, Munich
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €2000
Flights from Sydney to Salzburg via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3300
Flights from Sydney to Salzburg via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€900 - €2400
Flights from Sydney to Salzburg via Dubai, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1100 - €3400
Flights from Sydney to Ljubljana via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1500 - €2000
Flights from Sydney to Prague via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1600 - €3400
Flights from Sydney to Munich via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €3000
Flights from Sydney to Munich via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1100 - €3000
Flights from Sydney to Krakow via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€800 - €2500
Flights from Sydney to Krakow via Dubai, Munich
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €2500
Flights from Sydney to Krakow via Hong Kong, Munich
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €2800
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Sydney to Vienna via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1200 - €2700
Flights from Sydney to Budapest via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €2300
Flights from Sydney to Salzburg via Dubai
Ave. Duration
22h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €3300
Flights from Sydney to Ljubljana via Dubai
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1700 - €2700
Flights from Sydney to Prague via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €2500
Flights from Sydney to Munich via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€900 - €2500
Flights from Sydney to Krakow via Dubai
Ave. Duration
25h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €2500
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sydney to Budapest via Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1400 - €2600
Flights from Sydney to Budapest via Kuala Lumpur, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1400 - €2600
Flights from Sydney to Salzburg via Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€950 - €3200
Flights from Sydney to Salzburg via Kuala Lumpur, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€950 - €3200
Flights from Sydney to Ljubljana via Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
24h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €1600
Flights from Sydney to Ljubljana via Kuala Lumpur, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €1600
Flights from Sydney to Ljubljana via Suvarnabhumi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€900 - €2200
Flights from Sydney to Prague via Singapore Changi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1600 - €2700
Flights from Sydney to Prague via Kuala Lumpur, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1600 - €2700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Sydney to Vienna via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€1300 - €3100
Flights from Sydney to Budapest via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1400 - €2300
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €2300
Flights from Sydney to Ljubljana via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1800 - €2800
Flights from Sydney to Prague via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1400 - €2900
Flights from Sydney to Munich via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €3000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sydney to Vienna via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€1200 - €3200
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Dubai, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€950 - €3000
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Dubai, Vienna
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €2900
Flights from Sydney to Salzburg via Dubai, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1100 - €3400
Flights from Sydney to Krakow via Dubai, Vienna
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €2500
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €2300
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €2800
Flights from Sydney to Salzburg via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1000 - €3300
Flights from Sydney to Prague via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1600 - €3400
Flights from Sydney to Munich via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €3000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Vienna via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1100 - €2600
Flights from Sydney to Budapest via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €2100
Flights from Sydney to Prague via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €2600
Flights from Sydney to Munich via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€950 - €4500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Dubai, Vienna
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €2900
Flights from Sydney to Krakow via Dubai, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€1000 - €2500
Flights from Sydney to Krakow via Dubai, Munich
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €2500
Flights from Sydney to Krakow via Dubai, Vienna
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €2500
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Sydney to Vienna via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1100 - €5000
Flights from Sydney to Munich via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€800 - €2900
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Vienna via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€1200 - €3200
Flights from Sydney to Munich via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€600 - €2500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€950 - €3200
Flights from Sydney to Krakow via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1200 - €2700
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Colombo, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€750 - €3800
Flights from Sydney to Graz via Abu Dhabi, Munich
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €2000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Sydney to Salzburg via Singapore Changi, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€850 - €2700
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Sydney to Munich via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€1100 - €3000
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
potniski.sz.si
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €23
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
€13 - €16
Regional Train Ticket
€12 - €15
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
€19 - €23
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Graz Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €28
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€18 - €28
Train from Prague, hl.n. to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€23 - €35
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €180
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€19 - €24
Business
€27 - €32
1st Class
€27 - €33
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €21
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €21
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €550
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
€35 - €55
Private
€270 - €550

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