Austria Flights

flights to austria


Key destinations from the UK are the charming capital Vienna and the ski holiday centres of Innsbruck and Salzburg. Recent years have seen Ryanair flying to small regional airports like Linz and Klagenfurt. Low-cost airlines are frequently the cheapest option to Vienna. The choice of departure airports for the Austrian capital is rather limited. The ski holidays airports of Innsbruck and Salzburg are exceptionally well served from regional airports throughout the UK. Departures increase hugely during the winter ski season, with tour operators like Thomson and Thomas Cook supplementing charter airlines like Monarch and low-cost airlines EasyJet and Ryanair. The summer season sees a far smaller choice of airlines and departure airports. You should also find flights to Austria with Air Berlin, Germanwings, Air France, Lufthansa, KLM, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and British Airways. Some of these flights will be indirect.

Vienna Airport (VIE)

Gateway to one of the most elegant short break destinations in Europe. The Austrian capital is just 18km from the airport. This is the largest and busiest airport in Austria. The smart interior has been greatly enhanced by opening of the Austrian Star Alliance terminal in 2012. Efficient public transport connects the airport with the city centre in 20-30 minutes. The cheapest flights in recent years have usually been with low-cost airline EasyJet, with daily direct flights from London Gatwick.


Salzburg Airport (SZG)

Salzburg Airport is the second largest in Austria and is a key arrival point for British skiers heading for the world-famous resorts of Austria and Germany. Salzburg Airport is superbly placed for the world-renowned Ski Amade region. A special terminal for winter charter flights makes Salzburg one of Europe’s most hassle-free airports for ski fans. Buses run into the city centre. The journey takes 20 minutes. The cheapest option is frequently Ryanair, who operate year-round flights from London Stansted. Winter flights depart from regional airports across the UK.


Innsbruck Airport (INN)

Innsbruck Airport is a key arrival point for British skiers heading for the world-famous resorts of Austria. Departures from the UK increase considerably during the winter ski season, with tour operators like Thomson and Thomas Cook supplementing low-cost airlines like EasyJet. A short 20 minute journey from Innsbruck city centre. Year-round EasyJet flights depart from London Gatwick.


Linz Airport (LNZ)

Often advertised and promoted as Blue Danube Airport. Linz Airport is a very small airport located midway between the cities of Vienna and Salzburg, and close to the borders with Germany and the Czech Republic. Many British visitors fly to Linz in order to cruise on the River Danube. Linz Airport is 15 km from the city centre. The airport bus takes 20 minutes to reach the main Linz Kärntnerstrasse Station. Low-cost airline Ryanair fly direct to Linz from the UK.


Klagenfurt Airport (KLU)

Klagenfurt is a small airport just 3km from the romantic capital of the southern Austrian state of Carinthia. Ideally placed for Austrian walking trails and spectacular mountain scenery bordering Italy and Slovenia. The airport is an easy 3km bus trip from Klagenfurt city centre. Low-cost airline Ryanair fly direct to Klagenfurt from London Stansted.


Graz Airport (GRZ)

A small airport in the picturesque southern region of Styria. Ryanair cancelled their service from London Stansted in 2012. The local tourism authority is fighting hard to persuade Ryanair to reinstate the route.


Graz Innsbruck
Klagenfurt Linz
Salzburg Vienna