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    Flying to Austria

    Travelling to Austria by air couldn't be easier.

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    Austrian. The charming way to fly.

    Enjoy Austrian hospitality and award-winning service already on board. Fly from numerous cities around the world, direct to Vienna with 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 37 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.

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    Flying to Austria from...

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    ...the UK

    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 affordable travel option.

    Airline Tip: 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 Heathrow to Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck.

    • Flight time London - Vienna: 2 h
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    Flight Plans United Kingdom & Ireland to Austria

    • Flight Connections to Austria Winter 2022/23

      Find all available flights for the winter season 2022/23 from the UK and Ireland to Austria here.

    • Flight Connections Austria Summer 2023

      Find all available flights for the summer season 2023 from the UK and Ireland to Austria here.

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    ...India

    Please be advised that Indian citizens need a Schengen visa to travel to Austria. Find more information here.

    Airline Tip: Air India

    Air India is the premier flight carrier of India and is one of the most extensive flight service provider in India. Since 2016 India’s national flight carrier has been operating non-stop services between Vienna and New Delhi. Customers have been able to enjoy the state of the art "Dreamliner" Boeing 787 aircraft which provides world-class facilities to passengers, with 18 seats in Business Class and 238 seats in Economy Class.

    • Flight time New Delhi - Vienna: 11 h
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    ...the US

    There are plenty of options when it comes to choosing a flight to Austria. Our national carrier, Austrian Airlines, currently offers direct flights to Vienna from Chicago, Los Angeles, New York/JFK, Newark, and Washington, D.C.

    • Flight time NYC/JFK - Vienna: 8.5 h
    • Flight time Newark - Vienna: 8.5 h
    • Flight time CHI - Vienna: 10 h
    • Flight time Washington DC - Vienna: 9 h
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    ...Australia

    For flying into Vienna, there are one-stop offers available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth with THAI Airways InternationalEmirates, and Qatar Airways. Codesharing with THAI Airways International, Austria's national carrier Austrian Airlines connects via Bangkok to Australia. 

    If you plan to visit the western regions of Austria, such as Tirol, Salzburg, and Vorarlberg, Zurich or Munich are your arrival airports. Flight times are almost identical to the ones for flying into Vienna and you have a choice of additional carriers: EtihadLufthansaSingapore Airlines, and Swiss. ÖBB, the Austrian National Railways, offer direct train connections from Munich and Zurich to any major city in Austria.

    • Flight time: 20.5 h

    Austria's Largest Airports

    Austria's three major airports in Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck ensure the country is well connected both nationally and internationally.

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    Vienna International Airport

    Thanks to its favourable location in the centre of Europe, Vienna International is an important hub for a number of European destinations. Information desks are located in the departure halls of terminals 1 and 3 and in the arrivals hall of terminal 3. Flight information is also available online.

    The airport is not far from Vienna city centre and can be reached in less than a half-hour by train. Learn more about how to get to the city here.

    Innsbruck Airport

    Nestled high amidst the Austrian Alps - it is a busy transport hub, particularly in the winter season when it serves popular ski resorts in this area.

    Salzburg Airport

    Austria’s largest regional airport is situated near the city centre of Salzburg and can easily be reached thanks to excellent connections to the public transport system as well as its own motorway exit. It is the perfect starting point to continue your journey to the surrounding summer & winter holiday resorts.

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    Nearby Airports in Other Countries

    Western Austria

    If you plan to visit the western regions of Austria, such as Tirol, Salzburg, and Vorarlberg, flying into Zurich (Switzerland) or Munich (Germany) are great alternatives, with flights offered by Lufthansa and Swiss among others. ÖBB Austrian Railways offers train connections from Munich and Zurich to all major cities in Austria.

    Eastern Austria

    While Vienna Airport is the main flight hub for Eastern Austria, many airlines also fly into Bratislava Airport in Slovakia, which is only 50 km / 30 mi from Vienna.

    Southern Austria

    You can easily reach Austria's south by travelling to Ljubljana Airport in Slovenia.

    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 around 40 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.

    You will get pampered before your trip even begins at the Austrian Star Alliance Terminal in Vienna, which offers the height of comfort at over 150,000 m².

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      Airport Transfers

      Find out all transfer options from any Austrian Airport at one glance.

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