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There are 3 ways to get from Vienna to Afghanistan by plane or train

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Fly Vienna to Kabul  •  10h 41m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Kabul (KBL) VIE - KBL

Cheapest option

Fly Vienna to Mazar-e Sharif  •  10h 19m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Mazar-e Sharif (MZR) VIE - MZR

1 alternative option

Train to Budapest, fly to Kabul  •  13h 18m

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

Vienna (VIE) to Kabul (KBL) flights

22 Weekly Planes
11h 47m Average Duration
$303 Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Afghanistan

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Afghanistan. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Afghanistan.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Afghanistan.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Afghanistan from May 14.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Afghanistan

Domestic travel is restricted within Afghanistan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Afghanistan

Limited international flights leaving Austria began to resume from June 15.

Last updated: October 3 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Afghanistan is to fly which costs €290 - €1100 and takes 10h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Afghanistan is to fly which costs €290 - €1100 and takes 10h 19m.

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The distance between Vienna and Afghanistan is 4393 km.

It takes approximately 10h 41m to get from Vienna to Afghanistan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Vienna Airport to Kabul Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 15m and has one stopover.

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Afghanistan is 2h 30m ahead of Vienna. It is currently 6:45 PM in Vienna and 9:15 PM in Afghanistan.

Emirates, Flydubai, Pegasus Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Kabul Airport.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Afghanistan.
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  • Distance: 4393.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 41m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Afghanistan?

Turkish Airlines, Emirates and three other airlines fly from Vienna to Kabul 3 times a day.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Kabul via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Vienna to Mazar-e Sharif via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Vienna to Mazar-e Sharif via Antalya, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Budapest to Kabul via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Vienna to Kabul via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Budapest to Kabul via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Kam Air
Website
kamair.com
Flights from Vienna to Kabul via Ankara
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,200
Train operators
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
oebb.at
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 Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Railjet
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 Wien Hbf to Budapest-Kelenfoeld
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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