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Recommended option

Fly to Linz  •  1 h 40 min

  1. VIE - LNZ

$110 - $432

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Rj

$30 - $55

4 alternative options

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  2 h 23 min

  1. VIE - SZG

$96 - $336

Bus, train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Vienna to Cesky Krumlov
  2. Wb / ...

$100 - $120

Train via Wien Meidling  •  3 h 11 min

$37 - $61

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. 138.3 miles

$25 - $40

What companies run services between Vienna Airport (VIE), Austria and Wels, Austria?

Austrian Airlines flies from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Wels 6 times a week. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Wels hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Linz
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Flughafen Wien to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Meidling to Wels
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Wels
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz to Wels
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Vienna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$71
Schedules at
beanshuttle.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Wels is 188 km. The road distance is 221 km.

The cheapest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Wels is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Wels is to fly which takes 1 h 40 min and costs 90€ - 370€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Flughafen Wien and arriving at Wels Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Wels, including transfers.