Peters Church on Petersplatz. Vienna, Austria. Evening view.

Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Vienna (VIE)

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Visiting from Melbourne to Vienna

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Vienna, Austria's capital is a city that exudes unique old-world imperial charm. With its dazzling palaces, grand architecture and opera houses that have plenty of history and remnants of Europe pre-World War One. Be sure to visit Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, that houses the imperial art collection of the old masters. With a musical heritage that includes composers Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Strauss - Vienna is known as the City of Music. It's a vibrant city and along with history, the Viennese appreciate the finer things in life, including stylish coffee houses with stunning cakes, elegant restaurants serving fine Austrian wines to pubs dishing up schnitzel and beef goulash. Vienna has a fairy-tale feel, especially at Christmas when the festive lights are on and the markets are in full swing. It's a fascinating city to visit. 

Flight information

Fly Melbourne to Vienna (MEL to VIE)

The approximate time for a flight from Melbourne to Vienna is 27 hours and 25 minutes, via London.

When to visit

Vienna has warm summers, cold, dry and sometimes freezing in winter and mild in spring. The best times to visit are between April and May (spring) and September to October, with mild temperatures and fewer crowds. In spring temperatures average between 16°C and 21°C with plenty of festivals and events. If visiting in October, you can catch the major art exhibitions. Summer (June to August) is a lovely time to visit to enjoy alfresco dining, beach bars along the river Donaukanal and enjoy the cities gardens. In winter, temperatures drop to 0°C to 4°C though it’s a great time to ski and enjoy the magical Christmas markets.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Vienna International Airport (VIE). It is the international airport of Vienna, the capital of Austria, located in Schwechat. The airport is 18 km southeast of central Vienna and 57 kilometres west of Bratislava.

Arriving in Vienna

The helpful staff at Vienna Airport will greet you when you land and assist you with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.         

Getting into Vienna from Vienna Airport     

With a range of transport options available at Vienna Airport, travelling into the city centre is easy. Choose from train, bus, taxi, limousine, carshare, Uber or car rental. The fastest way to get to Vienna city centre is to take the City Airport Train (CAT), taking just 16 minutes for a stress and traffic free journey. The rapid transit train is another convenient way to travel to the city, or you can take the Vienna Airport bus, with trains every 30 minutes and a trip time of 20 minutes. Other comfortable ways to travel include taxis, limousines or book an Uber through the app. It's possible to rent a car at Vienna Airport to travel freely throughout the city, or you can make use of the car share services at the airport.

Getting around Vienna

Whether you want to explore the Golden Quarter or visit the outlying Vienna Woods, getting around in Vienna is easy. The city has a very good public transport system, that is frequent, fast, clean, efficient and rarely overcrowded. The U-Bahn (subway) is a fast way to get across town and reach the suburbs, there are no ticket barriers, though you do need to buy a ticket. Karlsplatz, in the heart of the inner city, is the most important underground station for visitors. Riding the red and white street trams is a great way to see the city sights. Buses operate in all directions with regular services, and it's best to buy the Vienna Card as a ticket to use on all public transport with unlimited travel. Uber operate throughout the city and can take you to where you want to go, or alternatively you may wish to jump on the sightseeing bus or join an organised tour.

Departure information

Fly from Melbourne

Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.  

What is the main airport called? 

Melbourne Airport. Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.

Baggage allowance

 Passengers on Qantas flights from Melbourne are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.      

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Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine+.

Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more+.

Important Information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, PayID or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days.  Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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