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How to Get to and Around Austria

Find information about travelling to Austria by plane, car, train and coach. Take advantage of the free online route planner for your holidays in Austria.

Getting There & Around

Aircraft in Flight © Austrian Airlines Aircraft in Flight © Austrian Airlines

Flying to Austria

Travelling to Austria by air couldn't be easier. With an average direct flying time of only 2 hours from most major UK gateways to a choice of popular Austrian destinations, flights to Austria are probably the quickest, easiest, and most cost effective travel option.
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Großglockner Hochalpenstrasse in Kärnten © Österreich Werbung / Popp Hackner Großglockner Hochalpenstrasse in Kärnten © Österreich Werbung / Popp Hackner

Austria by Road

Getting to Austria by car is simple as there are fast and well-maintained motorways through all surrounding countries. It is approximately 647 miles (1,035km) from the UK to the Austrian border and the drive takes between 10 and 11 hours.
Driving to and within Austria
Railjet near Werfen © ÖBB / Christian Auerweck Railjet near Werfen © ÖBB / Christian Auerweck

Austria by Rail

Journeying to and through Austria by rail is easier than ever before. What better way to travel than through stunning alpine scenery, lush valleys, historic towns and picturesque villages on comfortable trains?
Austrian train travel
One of Vienna's landmarks - the Ferris Wheel at the Prater © Österreich Werbung, Mayer One of Vienna's landmarks - the Ferris Wheel at the Prater © Österreich Werbung, Mayer

Austria by Coach

Getting to Austria by coach has never been easier. Convenient, cost effective and reliable coach services operate from the UK to Linz and Vienna.
Travelling to Austria by coach
Großglockner High Alpine Road © Österreich Werbung/Thomas Ludwig Großglockner High Alpine Road © Österreich Werbung/Thomas Ludwig

Route Planner

Want to know the quickest way to your holiday destination? Use the convenient route planner on our interactive map of Austria to plot your journey from A to B.
Explore Austria with our interactive map
Vienna Airport © Österreich Werbung /  Gotschim Vienna Airport © Österreich Werbung / Gotschim

Airport Transfers

Once you have arrived at one of Austria's airports there is a quick and comfortable way get to your final destination.
Information on airport transfers

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