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There are 11 ways to get from Vienna to London by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Vienna to London Heathrow  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to London Heathrow (LHR) VIE - LHR

£59 - £355

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Bus  •  23h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet

£39 - £58

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Fly Vienna to London City  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to London City (LCY) VIE - LCY

£81 - £265

Fly Vienna to London Stansted  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to London Stansted (STN) VIE - STN

£56 - £367

Fly Vienna to Birmingham, train  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Birmingham (BHX) VIE - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

£90 - £310

Train to Bratislava, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to London Stansted (STN) BTS - STN

£72 - £461

Train  •  13h 27m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£176 - £420

Bus and ferry  •  27h 8m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Wien to London

£45 - £65

Night train, train  •  16h 42m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Nj
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£166 - £405

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 22m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£265 - £325

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 52m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£197 - £323

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to London is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 23h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to London is to fly which costs 65€ - 420€ and takes 4h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at London. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 27h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to London. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 27m.

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The distance between Vienna and London is 772 miles.

The best way to get from Vienna to London without a car is to train which takes 13h 27m and costs 200€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Vienna to London, including transfers.

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Vienna to London bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna, Hbf station.

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Vienna to London train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to London is to fly which takes 4h 59m and costs 65€ - 420€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 490€ and takes 13h 27m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 23h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to London.
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  • Distance: 772 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and London, England?

British Airways, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Vienna to London Paddington every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to London King's Cross via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 13h 27m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Flights from Vienna to London City via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£85 - £370
Flights from Vienna to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£50 - £230
Flights from Vienna to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Flights from Vienna to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£140 - £150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £650
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £380
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Flights from Vienna to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £150
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £140
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £110
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£21 - £120
Flights from Bratislava to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£28 - £190
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £3,100
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £650
Flights from Vienna to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £230
Train operators
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£39 - £44
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 Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£110 - £150
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£20 - £40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
£3 - £5
1st Class
£4 - £6
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£80 - £110
Website
Nightjet
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
RegioJet
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Wien to London
Ave. Duration
27h 8m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150

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