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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.

Flight Connections to Austria

You can find information on the most convenient way to and from the airport under Airport Transfers.

Airlines flying to Austria

Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines is Austria’s largest carrier and operates a global route network of round 130 destinations. That route network is particularly dense in Central and Eastern Europe with 41 destinations. Thanks to its favourable geographical location at the heart of Europe, the company’s hub at Vienna International Airport is the ideal gateway between East and West. Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa Group, Europe’s largest airline group, and a member of the Star Alliance, the first global alliance of international airlines. The flight operations of the Austrian Airlines Group has been bundled at its 100% subsidiary Tyrolean Airways since 1st July, 2012.

From 10th of Septmeber 2015, Austrian is offering a new route to Vienna from Manchester. Austrian are now also offering an extra early morning flight from Heathrow to Vienna. The service departs Heathrow at 6am and arrives in Vienna at 9.20am. The additional return flight departs at 8.05pm allowing you to spend a full day in the glorious Austrian capital. And whilst you are waiting for your flight to leave Vienna, a whole new travel experience awaits you. The new Austrian Star Alliance Terminal offers the height of comfort on over 150,000m². This outstanding service quite naturally continues once you are in the air, with DO&CO à la carte menus for economy class passengers on request and an exclusive range of summer products to buy at discount prices.

Austrian Airlines

British Airways

British Airways have been flying to Austria as far back as 1980 and now fly about 30,000 customers there and back every year. They offer routes from London Gatwick to Innsbruck and Salzburg, and from London Heathrow to Vienna. Vienna’s new extra daily flights (apart from Saturdays) depart London at 12.50pm and arrive at 4pm, increasing the total weekly frequency to 34 services a week. From 17th September 2015 there will also be a new London Gatwick to Vienna service with 6 flights a week to the Austrian capital.

British Airways


Easyjet offers routes to Vienna from London Gatwick and to Salzburg from Luton, London Gatwick, Liverpool and Bristol. Easyjet is also your ticket to Tirol, with flights to Innsbruck from London Gatwick, Liverpool and Bristol.

EasyJet, the north of the UK's leading leisure airline, offers direct scheduled flights to Salzburg from Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford and Manchester. On the 2nd May 2014, launched its new flight connection from Manchester Airport to Vienna.

To book flights to Vienna or Salzburg, visit online or call 0871 226 1737.
For group bookings of 10 passengers or more, visit's Groups Website.


Monarch offers scheduled winter flights to Munich from Luton and to Friedrichshafen from London Gatwick and Manchester. Both of these German airports are within short driving distance of the Austrian Alps, presenting great low-cost routes to your Austrian holiday. Friedrichshafen, in particular, is a fabulous gateway to the ski resorts of Vorarlberg such as Montafon and Arlberg. You can also get straight to the slopes of Tirol via the Manchester to Innsbruck route.


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