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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Madrid by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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  •  6h 3m

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

$95 - $386

6 alternative options

Train via Barcelona Sants  •  22h 10m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  4. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$424 - $581

Train  •  22h 32m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$423 - $559

Bus ALSA  •  31h 38m

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

$178 - $278

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  42h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Ljubljana 958 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Madrid

$105 - $161

Night train, train  •  31h 43m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Nice Ville R
  2. Take the train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$302 - $480

Drive  •  22h 37m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Madrid 1486 miles

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Madrid is to fly which costs 80€ - 340€ and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Madrid is to fly which costs 80€ - 340€ and takes 6h 3m.

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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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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha via Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch and Barcelona Sants. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 10m.

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The distance between Vienna and Madrid is 1809 km. The road distance is 2377.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 22h 10m and costs 360€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 6h 3m 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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Vienna to Madrid train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Madrid is to fly which takes 6h 3m and costs 80€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 360€ - 550€ and takes 22h 10m, you could also bus, which costs 150€ - 250€ and takes 31h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1130.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 3m

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

Iberia, Wizz Air and 13 other airlines fly from Vienna to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Madrid via Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, Montpellier Saint-Roch, and Barcelona Sants in around 22h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
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
$100 - $550
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 Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
19h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Nice-Ville to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
Spanish Railways AVE
Bus operators
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
$55 - $80
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
$120 - $200
Website
alsa.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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Vienna to Madrid train services, operated by Spanish Railways AVE, arrive at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Madrid is 2378 km. It takes approximately 22h 37m to drive from Vienna to Madrid.

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

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Book your Vienna to Madrid train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and three other operators.

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There are 3977+ hotels available in Madrid. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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

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