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Flying to Austria from Australia

For the journey from Australia to Austria there are plenty of options to choose from. Besides flying into Vienna, Austria’s capital, it is also possible to fly into Munich or Zurich for easy access to Austria’s West.

Flying into Vienna

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

Within Austria, connections to the regional airports in Innsbruck, Salzburg, Graz, Klagenfurt and Linz are available. Flight times from Vienna to the regional airports range from thirty minutes to an hour. Make your reservation here

Arriving in Vienna

The Vienna International Airport has undergone a major expansion in recent years. To see the new floor plans, and layout of the arrival and departure areas, click here

Getting from the airport to the city centre is easy: A cab ride from the taxi station outside of the arrival hall to the city centre takes thirty minutes to an hour and costs between 40 and 50 Euros. To save on taxi costs, make an advance reservation with one of these companies. Or take the City Airport Train (CAT), which takes you directly into the city centre in 16 minutes.

Flying into Munich and Zurich

If you plan to visit the western regions of Austria, such as Tirol, Salzburg and Vorarlberg, flying into Zurich or Munich are your arrival airports. The flight times are almost identical to the ones for flying into Vienna and you have the choice of additional carriers: EtihadLufthansaSingapore Airlines and Swiss. ÖBB, Austrian Federal Railways, offers direct train connections from Munich and Zurich to any major city in Austria, which will bring you fast and comfortably to your final destination.