Turkish Airlines offers direct flights from Vienna to Ankara on certain days of the week. Flights take off from Vienna Schwechat Airport (VIE) and land at Ankara Esenboğa Airport (ESB) within nearly two hours and thirty minutes.
Moreover, thanks to 20 connecting flights operated regularly on a daily basis in average over Istanbul in this route all year round, passengers have a chance to increase their flight alternatives. Connecting flights from Vienna to Ankara over Istanbul are operated over Istanbul Airport (IST) or Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW), which take roughly between five to nine hours.
Turkish Airlines offers the sightseeing service Touristanbul complimentary to its passengers with a layover between 6 to 24 hours in Istanbul. This free service turns your layover into a real pleasure to explore the beautiful Turkish metropolis.
As one of the most impressive capitals of Europe, Vienna is in demand all the time by its stunning historical artifacts of high artistic value and its splendid natural gems. Being a landmark in cultural and art educations, Vienna also hosts a large young population from all over the world, thanks to its remarkable universities and educational institutions. The city full of utterly magnificent palaces and cathedrals built with spectacular details, will simply take your breath away with its verdant spaces and natural gems around every corner. Especially the Schönbrunn Palace, shining out with its wonderful garden and auxiliary buildings which was built as a summer palace of the noble family, together with the Hofburg Palace as a home to a wide range of valuable works of art, serve as the worth-seeing remarkable icons of the city. If you have a convenient schedule, do not also forget to visit Vienna Natural History Museum, State Opera House and City Hall to get to know this impressive capital closer, accompanied by a joyful sightseeing tour.
Flights from Vienna with Turkish Airlines take off from the sole airport of the city, Vienna Schwechat Airport (VIE), which is 15 kilometers from the city center.
The frequently preferred means of transport by the passengers for reaching the airport from the city center is the suburban trains called S-Bahn. These train services depart from Wien-Mitte station and provides transport to the terminal building. It is possible to get to Wien-Mitte via the lines U3 from Stephanplatz and U4 from Karlsplatz near the Opera house and get on here the Floridsdorf train to reach the airport. CAT railway line, which serves from Wien-Mitte to the airport, also follows the same route.
Another alternative would be the IC/Railjet express trains operating between Vienna Schwechat Airport (VIE) and Vienna Main Railway Station in every thirty minutes, reaching the airport within nearly 18 minutes. You may also take the cabs which are at your service all around the city to get to the airport.
Turkey’s capital Ankara is situated right in the heart of the country. Encircled by the fertile Anatolian lands, the capital is home to an extremely valuable historical heritage, bearing the traces of a deep-rooted past. As a vivacious city with various events in theater, movies, operas and concerts, Ankara shines out prioritizing art, history and culture all the time.
Mogan and Eymir Lakes serve as the recreational areas offering a relaxing atmosphere to breathe in the fresh air with spectacular verdant spaces in this landlocked city. Located on the top of the city, Ankara Castle is one of the most popular icons both for a historical tour and an enjoyable break. You may take a joyful walk around the Hamamönü Neighborhood full of historic mansions, and then shop at Samanpazarı, one of the oldest districts in the city offering every kind of product you search for. Make sure to also visit the Museum of the War of Independence providing an insight into the country’s history, and the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations exhibiting peerless works, as well as Anıtkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of the Republic of Turkey.
Passengers with a flight ticket to Ankara with Turkish Airlines land at the sole airport in the city, Ankara Esenboğa Airport (ESB).
It is possible to benefit from the means of public transport to reach the city center from Esenboğa Airport (ESB). The municipal bus EGO numbered 442 reaches the center following the route airport, Aşti (Bus Terminal) and Kızılay.
Those interested in taking the airport shuttles, may get on the shuttles operating between Esenboğa Airport (ESB) and 19 Mayıs Stadium in the center, serving from the earliest hours till the midnight. You may also rent a car from the car rental offices at the airport, or, use the cabs to reach anywhere in the city.