Flights to Vienna

Centuries of imperial and artistic tradition give Vienna its distinctive character, with Baroque architecture lining streets that were home to some of the world’s most famous composers and artists. Countless parks and gardens are nestled among the grand buildings, and the city is flanked by rolling green vineyards and romantic viewpoints.

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Visit the home of the waltz

Fly to Vienna with British Airways and walk in the footsteps of Beethoven, Freud and the ‘Waltz King’ Johann Strauss II.

Start your sightseeing with the iconic Schönbrunn Palace, former summer residence of the Habsburgs and now a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

Then stroll over to the MuseumsQuartier, one of the largest cultural quarters in the world, and enjoy its many museums, galleries and restaurants.

Spend the evening embracing Vienna’s diverse musical scene, soaking up the sounds of an orchestra, opera or nightclub. Book your holiday to Vienna today.

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Flight time

2 hrs 15 mins

Time zone

GMT +1

Currency

Euro

Vienna flight FAQs

It takes two hours and 30 minutes to fly to Vienna from London.

The Christmas markets and glamorous balls attract lots of visitors to Vienna in winter, while summer draws crowds admiring the imperial architecture. If you're looking for a bargain, try searching for flights outside of these peak times. Use our low fare finder to find the cheapest time to fly to Vienna.

We fly direct to Vienna from London Heathrow airport (LHR). The number of flights departing each week and flight times vary by airport. 

There are plenty of ways to make your money go further in Vienna. Schemes like the Vienna PASS and Vienna City Card give you free or discounted access to major attractions and public transport. Or, you could time your visit to coincide with the first Sunday of the month, when several top museums offer free entry. To keep travel costs down, you can explore this compact city on foot or take advantage of the low-cost bike hire schemes. You could even pick up cheap tickets to the world-famous Vienna operas if you don't mind a restricted view or queuing for last-minute standing tickets.

Vienna has a great public transport network and Vienna International Airport is within easy reach of the city centre by train, bus, taxi or transfer. The City Airport Train is the fastest link, taking just 16 minutes to whisk you into the heart of the city. Buses can take as little as 20 minutes and run 24 hours a day.

 

If you're planning to visit Vienna's surrounding wine regions or explore more of Austria, hire a car with British Airways. You'll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you'll collect Avios points on every rental.

The Austrian capital has been a cultural hotspot for hundreds of years. You can spend hours marvelling at the elegant palaces, opera houses and ballrooms. Plus, more than 100 museums house world-class treasures for you to discover, covering topics as diverse as Austrian history, modern art and optical illusions. Once you've seen it all from ground level, get a different perspective by enjoying the view from the rides at the Prater Amusement Park, including the historic giant Ferris wheel. When all the excitement gets too much, sit back and soak up the traditional Viennese coffeehouse culture.

You can book a hand baggage-only ticket or make the most of our generous baggage allowance. If you choose economy standard or one of our British Airways Holidays’ packages, each passenger can check in a bag weighing up to 23kg – in addition to a handbag, laptop case or other small bag. Families travelling in any cabin with younger children can also check in one car seat and one fully collapsible pushchair. Read more about baggage allowances for children.

If you’re flying in our business cabin, you can check in two bags weighing up to 32kg each. Read our baggage guide for full details.

Citizens of the UK and Ireland and EU passport holders do not need a visa to visit. If you hold a passport from a country or territory outside of these areas, you may need to apply for a visa before you travel. You can find out more about visa requirements for all the countries we fly to at the IATA Travel Centre.

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you'll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Our cabins

All our cabins offer the same great – and uniquely British – experience. Choose your perfect way to fly, from economy to business.

Economy

Our Euro Traveller cabin offers all the touches you need to enjoy your flight at an affordable price.

Euro traveller

Business

Work or relax in our Club Europe cabin and enjoy lounge access, a dedicated check-in area and more personal space.

Club Europe

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