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Whoosh down the ski slopes in winter. Lounge by the lakes as spring blossoms. Twirl among the flowers like Julie Andrews on a summer afternoon. Wrap up warm and tour the Christmas markets as autumn turns into another snow-filled winter.
A year-round feast of culture, tradition, mountain scenery and amazing food gives Austria its irrepressible appeal.
Whatever you come for, whenever you arrive, use TravelSupermarket to find low-cost Austria flights. With hundreds of weekly departures from a range of UK airports and an average flight time of just two hours, your next break on a budget has never looked so appealing. Austria it is then!
Whether you are looking for flights to Austria from Manchester, flights to Austria from London, or direct flights from airports such as Birmingham, Leeds and Edinburgh, the super powers of TravelSupermarket’s flight-comparison tool can find cheap flights in seconds. Read on to figure out where to land in Austria.
You can fly into six Austrian airports on scheduled and charter services departing from the UK...
The most popular destination is the capital Vienna (VIE), to which flights take around two hours. British Airways and Austrian Airlines depart several times daily from Heathrow with additional BA services from Gatwick. Low-cost airline easyJet departs from Gatwick, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh and Luton. And Jet2 takes off from Edinburgh and Manchester. You can also take connecting services with KLM, Air France and Lufthansa via Amsterdam, Paris and Frankfurt or Munich.
Salzburg (SZG) has departures in the ski season from around the UK with carriers such as Thomson and Thomas Cook, alongside easyJet, Jet2 and Monarch (from Birmingham). BA also flies from London. In summer months you can only really get there with easyJet and BA.
Innsbruck (INN) can be reached year round with easyJet, which departs from Gatwick, Luton and Bristol, and British Airways from Gatwick with. There are also seasonal ski charters with carriers such as Thomas Cook and Thomson.
Klagenfurt (KLU), Graz (GRZ) and Linz (LNZ) are not served by any direct flights from the UK. However, you can reach them via Vienna on Austrian or on selected Lufthansa services via Munich or Frankfurt.
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The main international airports in Austria are in Vienna (VIE); Graz (GRZ); Linz (Blue Danube Airport, LNZ); Salzburg (SZG); and Innsbruck (INN).
You can find more detailed information about getting to and from Austria’s main airports, such as Vienna, Salzburg, and Innsbruck, in TravelSupermarket’s city-based flight guides.
Generally, buses and trains are the cheapest ways to reach the city, with taxis providing a more convenient door-to-door service for a few euros more per person. Coach transfers are readily available for passengers making a getaway to the country’s ski resorts. Pre-book to secure your seat.
Book car hire in Austria and get about at your own pace. Car hire is good value here; pre-book to save money on the walk-up cost and to secure the ideal vehicle type.
Ski or spa, mountain or Mozart – there’s a perfect place for you in amazing Austria…
Vienna, the “City of Dreams”, is a sweet surprise. With gooey cakes and crumbly pastries at every turn, plus attractions such as the Spanish Riding School and the Hofburg Imperial Palace, there is plenty to fill your time (and your stomach!).
Graz, Austria’s second city, is a pretty destination with more than enough for a weekend, from which you could easily hotfoot it to the nation’s thermal spas.
Good-looking Linz is a treat for the senses, with fantastic museums and music venues (it’s also the home of Linzer Torte – a nutty, fruity cake popular at Christmas).
Mozart and “The Sound of Music” dominate the tourism scene in Salzburg, while in Innsbruck, it’s the amazing mountain scenery and distinctive Tyrolean folk culture that get tourists smiling.
The accommodation market in Austria has much to offer; it’s easy to find your perfect place to stay no matter what your budget or style. Book well in advance for visits during the busy summer months, or in late November and December when the Christmas markets bring festive cheer to pretty old town squares.
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