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Travel Information from Glasgow to Vienna

distanceDistance1016 miles (1638 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £103 • 4 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways

Travel 1016 miles (1638 km) by flight from Glasgow to Vienna. British Airways is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Vienna.

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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.

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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.
Does Austria have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Glasgow and Vienna?

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

Can I enter Austria if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021; 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.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Vienna, Austria?

Return travel to Glasgow, United Kingdom from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Austria?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Austria?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Glasgow, United Kingdom was last verified on 24/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Glasgow from Vienna.

How do I travel to Vienna from Glasgow?

Travelling from Glasgow to Vienna includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Vienna?

Travelling by flight is also the quickest way from Glasgow to Vienna. It takes on average 4 h 20 min   to travel this journey.

How far is it from Glasgow to Vienna?

The Glasgow to Vienna distance is approximately 1016 miles (1638 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Glasgow and in Vienna?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Vienna:

  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Glasgow to Vienna depart from Glasgow International Airport to Vienna International Airport.
Who can get me from Glasgow to Vienna?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Vienna from Glasgow:

  • You can go to Vienna from Glasgow by plane with British Airways. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £103 with British Airways from Glasgow to Vienna on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Vienna from Glasgow?
Your journey from Glasgow to Vienna doesn't have to end in Vienna. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Budapest or Munich. If you’d like to add Prague, Budapest or Munich to your Glasgow to Vienna trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Vienna today!
How early should I book Glasgow to Vienna tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £103 one way on average.

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

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