Flights from London to Vienna: Journey Details
There are a variety of flights leaving London on a daily basis bound for Vienna. For seven days a week there are up to fifteen departures a day leaving predominantly from London Heathrow, with a smaller number scheduled from London Gatwick. The first flight of the day leaves at around 6:00 a.m. from Heathrow, with the final flights leaving at approximately 7:30 p.m. Flights from Heathrow are operated by British Airways, while Gatwick’s flights are run by easyJet. Gatwick departures include afternoon flights at around 12:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. All journeys on this route last between 2 and 2.5 hours.
A visit to Madame Tussauds is a must-do whilst visiting the capital of England. It boasts of hundreds of sculptures of famous people from the past and present, all made entirely from wax. You can get close enough to pose with them, offering countless exciting photo opportunities. Take a trip to see Big Ben, which is over 150 years old, and those with a head for heights can climb the 334 steps to the top of the clock tower. Treat yourself to a show in London’s West End, of which there are over 40 to choose from including Billy Elliot, Mama Mia and Les Miserables. There are also lots of free museums in London, including The Natural History Museum and The British Museum.
When in Vienna you are never far from culture. A visit to St. Stephen’s Cathedral is free, and the Gothic building contains a rich history; It was visited by Napoleon, attacked during World War II and was also used for Mozart’s funeral. There is a 343 step climb to the top of the tower, where a great view of the city can be enjoyed, or go to the catacombs where victims of the plague were laid to rest. In the Cathedral’s vault are urns of the Hapsburg Royal Family. Other places of interest include Schonbrunn Palace, which was the summer residence of the Hapsburg’s, while a visit to the Museum of Fine Arts will enable you to see work by Titian and Van Dyke as well as Ancient Egyptian and Greek artifacts.