How to get from Glasgow to Vienna

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Travel Information to Vienna from Glasgow

distanceDistance1016 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £91
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £3 • 22 h 49 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £91 • 4 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 1016 miles to Vienna from Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are British Airways among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Vienna.

How to Travel from Glasgow to Vienna

The 1000 mile journey from Glasgow to Vienna is naturally quicker by plane, but there are alternative routes by train or bus. Glasgow is Scotland's largest city, a cultural hub with attractions that include the elegant Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum with its impressive collections. The Austrian capital Vienna is a music-lover's city, with tourists drawn to the Baroque palaces, opera-houses and refined architecture of the historic centre.

Train: The train journey from Glasgow Central Station to Vienna Hauptbahnhof requires taking a Virgin trains service to London Euston and making the Underground connection to the International Eurostar Terminal at St Pancras. Hourly Eurostar departures to Brussels connect with Thalys high-speed services to Cologne and the Nightjet sleeper to Vienna. The total journey time is around 23 hours, allowing for connections.

Bus: National Express and Eurolines offer a daily bus from Glasgow Buchanan Street Bus Station to Vienna, departing in late afternoon. The journey requires an overnight change at Birmingham Coach Station and an early morning change at London Victoria Coach Station. The total journey time to Vienna is around 38 hours.

Flight: Although there are at present no direct flights from Glasgow to Vienna, nearby Edinburgh Airport has easyJet flights direct to Vienna three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Early morning departures take around three hours to reach Vienna.

Travelling from Glasgow to Vienna: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Vienna? Budget airline fares usually make flying the cheapest option on this route, especially if seats are booked well in advance.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Glasgow to Vienna? Direct flights to Vienna are by far the quickest way to make this journey.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Vienna

Travel to Vienna easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Vienna.
FAQs

International travel from Glasgow, United Kingdom to Vienna, Austria is: Fully open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Vienna if travelling from Glasgow?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travellers 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 28/07/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Vienna from Glasgow.

The current restriction level for returning to Glasgow, United Kingdom from Austria is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Glasgow, United Kingdom from Vienna, Austria?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Glasgow, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. 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 Glasgow from Vienna here.

You can travel from Glasgow to Vienna 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Glasgow to Vienna is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £3 compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A train is £9 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Glasgow to Vienna costing on average £12.

A train is £88 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Glasgow to Vienna costing on average £91.

The fastest way from Glasgow to Vienna is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Vienna from Glasgow can usually take longer:

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In comparison, going by train can take 22 h 49 min   on average.

The Glasgow to Vienna distance is approximately 1016 miles.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Vienna is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Glasgow to Vienna as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Glasgow to Vienna:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Flights mostly leave from Glasgow International Airport and tend to arrive in Vienna International Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Glasgow Central and tend to arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to Vienna:

  • You can travel by plane between Glasgow and Vienna with British Airways, and you can find British Airways Glasgow to Vienna tickets for £91 on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Glasgow to Vienna often also extend their holiday to go to Prague, Budapest or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Vienna and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £12 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £91 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £3 one way.

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

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