There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Carinthia by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train via Graz Hbf (Europaplatz)  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Graz Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Wolfsberg in Ktn Bahnhof (Busbahnhof) Bus

$63 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Ljubljana 907
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Dobja vas

$35 - $53

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Train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Maribor Ec
  2. Take the train from Maribor to Dobrije R / ...

$45 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Carinthia 178.8 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Ljubljana, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Ljubljana (LJU) VIE - LJU
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Dobja vas

$120 - $409

Fly to Klagenfurt, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Klagenfurt (KLU) VIE - KLU
  2. Take the train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Bleiburg

$104 - $340

Fly to Graz, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Graz (GRZ) VIE - GRZ
  2. Take the train from Maribor to Dobrije

$122 - $396

Shuttle, train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna to Maribor
  2. Take the train from Maribor to Podklanec R / ...

$44 - $434

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Carinthia is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Carinthia is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Carinthia. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Dobja vas via Ljubljana. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 1 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Carinthia is 215 km. The road distance is 286.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Carinthia without a car is to train which takes 7 h 30 min and costs 35€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Vienna to Carinthia, including transfers.

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Vienna to Carinthia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Carinthia is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs 50€ - 90€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Vienna to Carinthia bus services, operated by Izletnik, arrive at Dobja vas station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Carinthia.
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  • Distance: 134.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Carinthia, Slovenia?

You can take a train from Vienna to Carinthia via Graz, Graz Hbf (Europaplatz), Wolfsberg in Ktn Bahnhof (Busbahnhof), Wolfsberg in Kärnten, and Bleiburg Stadt in around 6 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Carinthia via Ljubljana in around 9 h 1 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Klagenfurt
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Graz
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Train operators
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 Wien Hauptbahnhof to Graz
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf (Europaplatz) to Wolfsberg in Ktn Bahnhof (Busbahnhof)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Maribor
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Klagenfurt Hbf to Bleiburg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Maribor to Dobrije
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Maribor to Podklanec
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Izletnik
Phone
03 42 53 456
Email
uros.grohar@izletnik.si
Website
izletnik.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Dobja vas
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
izletnik.si

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Carinthia is 286 km. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Vienna to Carinthia.

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Adria Airways offers flights from Vienna Airport to Ljubljana Airport.

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There are 175+ hotels available in Carinthia. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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