There are 6 ways to get from Vienna to Madrid by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  6h 7m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Madrid (MAD) VIE - MAD

32€ - 151€

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Train, bus via Mulhouse  •  23h 52m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Mulhouse
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Nimes Tgv
  4. Take the train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

291€ - 404€

Train, bus  •  27h 30m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
  3. Take the train from Lyon Perrache to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  4. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

181€ - 283€

Bus  •  31h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Timisoara
  2. Take the bus from Timisoara to Madrid Estacion Sur

251€ - 348€

Bus via Padua  •  38h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Madrid

Drive  •  22h 37m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Madrid 2379.5 km

250€ - 370€

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Madrid is to fly which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Madrid is to fly which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 6h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Wien and arriving at Madrid Estacion Sur via Timisoara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 38m.

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The distance between Vienna and Madrid is 1809 km. The road distance is 2379.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Madrid without a car is to train and bus via Mulhouse which takes 23h 52m and costs 290€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 6h 7m to get from Vienna to Madrid, including transfers.

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Vienna to Madrid bus services, operated by SC Latino Expres S.R.L., depart from Wien station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Madrid is to fly which takes 6h 7m and costs 30€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 250€ - 350€ and takes 31h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Vienna to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid Estacion Sur station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1809.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 7m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Madrid, Spain?

Iberia, Wizz Air and 11 other airlines fly from Vienna to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Madrid via Timisoara in around 31h 38m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 410€
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 410€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 310€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 330€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
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 Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Nimes
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
110€ - 140€
Train from Lyon Perrache to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 70€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Nimes to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Linz, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 17€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
5€ - 9€
1st Class
11€ - 17€
Bus operators
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 Nuremberg to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Linz, Linz Industriezeile to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Wien to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Timisoara to Madrid Estacion Sur
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
200€ - 280€
Website
alsa.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
RegioJet
Atlassib
Phone
(004) 0269 229.224
Email
informatii@atlassib.es
Website
atlassib.es
Bus from Padova to Madrid
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
atlassib.es

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Madrid is 2379 km. It takes approximately 22h 37m to drive from Vienna to Madrid.

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Wizz Air, Cairo Aviation, easyJet and five other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 4749+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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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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