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There are 5 ways to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, line 4209 train  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  2. Take the line 4209 train from Klagenfurt Annabichl to Velden Am Woerther See

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Bus  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Villach Bus Station N456

3 alternative options

Train via Wien Hbf  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Velden Am Woerther See Rj / ...

Train  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Velden Am Woerther See Rj

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob 365.6 km
Vienna Airport (VIE) → Sankt Jakob
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sankt Jakob is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sankt Jakob is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sankt Jakob is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob is to bus which costs €30 - €40 and takes 7h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob. However, there are services departing from Vienna International Airport and arriving at St.Jakob im Rosental Hauptplatz via Vienna Erdberg and Villach Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 49m.

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It is 257 km from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob. It is approximately 365.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob without a car is to train via Wien Hbf which takes 7h 41m and costs €55 - €110.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob, including transfers.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna Erdberg station.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob is to train via Wien Hbf which takes 7h 41m and costs €55 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €40 and takes 7h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Klagenfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Villach Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob.
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  • Distance: 257.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Vienna Airport (VIE), Austria and Sankt Jakob, Kärnten, Austria?

Railjet operates a train from Wien Hbf to Velden Am Woerther See every 4 hours. Tickets cost €45 - €70 and the journey takes 4h 9m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Vienna Erdberg to Villach Bus Station once daily. Tickets cost €18 - €23 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Train operators
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 Klagenfurt Annabichl to Velden Am Woerther See
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Velden Am Woerther See
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Wien Hbf to Velden Am Woerther See
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Railjet
Train from Flughafen Wien to Velden Am Woerther See
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Railjet
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Velden Am Woerther See
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Villach Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob is 366 km. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Sankt Jakob.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Klagenfurt Airport.

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