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There are 12 ways to get from Vienna to London by plane, train, bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Vienna to London Heathrow

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

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Fly Vienna to London Gatwick, train

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

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Fly Vienna to London Stansted

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

Train to Bratislava, fly to London Stansted

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

Train to Brno, fly to London Stansted

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Fly from Brno (BRQ) to London Stansted (STN)

Train to Bratislava, fly to London Luton, train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to London Luton (LTN)
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

Train

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Bruxelles Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Intl

Bus via Pilsen

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Stadioncenter to Pilsen Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Pilsen, CAN to London, Victoria Green Line Station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to London Victoria Green Line Station

Night train, train

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

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to London is to bus via Pilsen which costs €55 - €80 and takes 23h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to London is to fly which costs €80 - €550 and takes 5h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB station and arriving at London Victoria Green Line Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 30h 30m.

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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 Intl via Frankfurt and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 32m.

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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 32m and costs €190 - €490.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Vienna to London, including transfers.

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Vienna to London bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB.

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Vienna to London train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to London is to fly which takes 5h 3m and costs €80 - €550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €190 - €490 and takes 13h 32m, you could also bus via Pilsen, which costs €55 - €80 and takes 23h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to London.
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  • Distance: 772 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

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

British Airways, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Vienna to London Paddington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to London King's Cross via Frankfurt, Bruxelles Midi, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 13h 32m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £390
Flights from Vienna to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£21 - £390
Flights from Vienna to London Stansted via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£21 - £390
Flights from Vienna to London Stansted via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£21 - £390
Flights from Vienna to London Stansted via Billund
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£21 - £390
Flights from Vienna to London Stansted via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£21 - £390
Flights from Vienna to London Stansted via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£21 - £390
Flights from Bratislava to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£75 - £1,400
Flights from Bratislava to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£75 - £1,400
Flights from Bratislava to London Stansted via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£75 - £1,400
Flights from Bratislava to London Stansted via Alghero
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£75 - £1,400
Flights from Brno to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £290
Flights from Vienna to London Gatwick via Bari
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £900
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
£130 - £700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £700
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bratislava to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Train operators
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 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Austrian Railways
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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 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£24 - £45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£17 - £25
Website
fahrplan.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 Brno Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
Railjet
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to Brno Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£28 - £33
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £23
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 Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£110 - £160
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
13h 41m
Frequency
3 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
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Pilsen, CAN to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
RegioJet
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to London Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£50 - £70
Website
Union Ivkoni
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
£80 - £140
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£84
Standard Car - Premium
£134

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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 Union Ivkoni, arrive at London Victoria Green Line Station.

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London is 1h behind Vienna. It is currently 4:10 AM in Vienna and 3:10 AM in London.

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

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Lufthansa, KLM, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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