There are 12 ways to get from Vienna to London by plane, train, bus, 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

£90 - £175

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Bus via Prague  •  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 Gatwick, train  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to London Gatwick (LGW) VIE - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£79 - £343

Fly Vienna to London Stansted  •  5h 16m

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

£80 - £157

Fly Vienna to London Luton, train  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to London Luton (LTN) VIE - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£53 - £323

Fly Vienna to Birmingham, train  •  6h 6m

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

£66 - £410

Bus to Bratislava, fly to London Stansted  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to London Stansted (STN) BTS - STN

£56 - £166

Train  •  13h 38m

  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

£265 - £551

Bus  •  25h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to London 1920

£60 - £80

Night train, train  •  17h 28m

  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

£175 - £420

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 40m

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

£287 - £357

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 9m

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

£159 - £273

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to London is to bus via Prague which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 23h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to London is to fly which costs 100€ - 200€ and takes 4h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at London. Services depart twice daily, and operate Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 25h 45m.

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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 38m.

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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 38m and costs 290€ - 650€.

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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 FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg 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 100€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 290€ - 650€ and takes 13h 38m, you could also bus via Prague, which costs 40€ - 65€ 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 seven other airlines fly from Vienna to London Paddington every 30 minutes. 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 38m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Vienna to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £300
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £700
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £310
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £220
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £290
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bratislava to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£25 - £160
Flights from Bratislava to London Stansted via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£25 - £160
Flights from Bratislava to London Stansted via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£25 - £160
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£280 - £450
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £390
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £370
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £200
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £240
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £120
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £320
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £220
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £150
Flights from Vienna to London Luton via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£280 - £600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Vienna to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £280
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£110 - £160
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 - £90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
14h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£85 - £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
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to London
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£60 - £80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
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
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
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 20m.

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Vienna to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Vienna. It is currently 3:25 AM in Vienna and 2:25 AM in London.

Vienna to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Lufthansa, Swiss, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Book your Vienna to London bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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