How to travel from Madrid to Vienna

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from Madrid to Vienna

You can get from Madrid to Vienna by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Madrid to Vienna on Nov 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Madrid to Vienna

distanceDistance1122 miles (1809 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $498
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $1 (€1) • 41 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $498 (€451) • 2 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Iberia

Travel 1122 miles (1809 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Vienna from Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $1 (€1). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Iberia among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Madrid to Vienna.

How to get from Madrid to Vienna

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Madrid to Vienna, 100,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Madrid to Vienna, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs

International travel from Madrid, Spain to Vienna, Austria is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Spain?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna if traveling from Madrid?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Madrid to Vienna.

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from Austria is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Vienna, Austria?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Vienna?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Madrid from Vienna here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Vienna from Madrid including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Vienna is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A train is generally $263 (€238) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $264 (€239) from Madrid to Vienna.

A train is generally $497 (€450) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $498 (€451) from Madrid to Vienna.

The quickest way to travel from Madrid to Vienna is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 39 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 41 h 50 min.

You should expect to travel around 1122 miles (1809 km) between Madrid and Vienna.

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Vienna is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Madrid and Vienna as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Madrid to Vienna:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Wien Westbahnhof.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Vienna, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Vienna by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Madrid to Vienna for $264 (€239).
  • Travel with Iberia to go to Vienna by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Iberia Madrid to Vienna tickets on Omio for $498 (€451).

Yes, there are direct services available from Madrid to Vienna with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct flight with Ryanair or Iberia.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Vienna as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Vienna from Madrid.

Many of our customers traveling from Madrid to Vienna don't make Vienna their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Vienna are Prague, Budapest or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Vienna to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Madrid to Vienna, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $264 (€239) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $498 (€451) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Madrid to Vienna online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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