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There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Sardinia by plane, train, ferry, bus or night train

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 Olbia

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Olbia (OLB)

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Fly Vienna to Alghero

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Alghero (AHO)

Fly Vienna to Cagliari

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Cagliari (CAG)

Train to Bratislava, fly to Alghero

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Alghero (AHO)

Train to Graz, fly to Olbia

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf
  2. Fly from Graz (GRZ) to Olbia (OLB)

Train, ferry via Civitavecchia

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the ferry from Civitavecchia to Porto Torres
  4. Take the train from Porto Torres Marittima to Cagliari

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Genova P.Za Principe
  3. Take the ferry from Genova to Porto Torres
  4. Take the train from Porto Torres Marittima to Cagliari

Bus, train, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Main train station to Udine Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Udine to Salerno
  3. Take the ferry from Salerno to Cagliari

Night train, train, ferry

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Salerno
  3. Take the ferry from Salerno to Cagliari

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Sardinia is to fly which costs €40 - €280 and takes 5h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Sardinia is to fly which costs €40 - €280 and takes 5h 7m.

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The distance between Vienna and Sardinia is 1075 km.

The best way to get from Vienna to Sardinia without a car is to train and ferry via Civitavecchia which takes 28h 14m and costs €140 - €240.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Vienna to Sardinia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Vienna Airport to Olbia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Edelweiss Air, Condor Flugdienst, Ryanair and four other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Olbia Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Sardinia. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Sardinia.
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  • Distance: 1074.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 20m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Sardinia, Italy?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Vienna to Olbia hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Olbia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €700
Flights from Vienna to Olbia via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €700
Flights from Vienna to Cagliari via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €1100
Flights from Vienna to Cagliari via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €1100
Flights from Graz to Olbia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €1000
Flights from Graz to Olbia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Vienna to Cagliari via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Vienna to Cagliari via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Vienna to Cagliari via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Vienna to Alghero
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from Bratislava to Alghero
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Vienna to Olbia via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Flights from Vienna to Olbia via Bologna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €270
Flights from Vienna to Olbia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€25 - €230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Olbia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €240
Flights from Vienna to Olbia via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €260
Flights from Vienna to Olbia via Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €430
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Vienna to Olbia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €310
Flights from Graz to Olbia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €370
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Graz to Olbia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €1300
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
€11 - €15
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
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 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €50
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
€19 - €27
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 Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Railjet
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €17
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€10 - €13
Business
€14 - €17
1st Class
€14 - €17
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €16
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €16
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Wien Hbf to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€30 - €50
Train from Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Porto Torres Marittima to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€36 - €40
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €40
Base Standard
€55 - €75
Base Premium
€65 - €95
Train from Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Udine to Salerno
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €130
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€45 - €65
Smart Low Cost
€45 - €65
Smart Flex
€90 - €130
Train from Roma Termini to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€22 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €28
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna Main train station to Udine Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Ferry from Civitavecchia to Porto Torres
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €40
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Ferry from Salerno to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €60
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Ferry from Genova to Porto Torres
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Tirrenia

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