HOT FARE: Several US Cities to Vienna from $380 Roundtrip!

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Airfare Spot reports on SkyTeam airlines Delta, Air France and KLM offering fares starting at $380 roundtrip from Boston, Chicago, and Miami to Vienna.

Here are sample itineraries from airfare metasearch site Momondo:

In fact the fares are widely available. Here’s a calendar of Boston – Vienna roundtrip from ITA Software:

Key things to know booking these tickets:

  • Travel is permitted Sunday through Wednesday from the US to Europe, and Monday through Thursday for the return from Europe to the US.

  • The fare is available for travel which starts between September 12 and December 6.

  • A Saturday night stay is required, and the maximum stay allowed is 3 months.

  • The fare has a $300 change fee.

Since these fares can be found using the ITA Matrix, if you go that route to search don’t forget that you can copy the itinerary into Book With Matrix to pull up the fare in bookable form.

Here’s a sample itinerary from ITA:

The base fare here is $8.25 for the outbound, and $19.50 for the return. That’s a $27.75 roundtrip fare plus fuel surcharges and taxes.

Since Delta SkyMiles awards redeemable miles based on fare and surcharges, a non-elite would only earn 1140 miles for this ticket. Crediting the trip to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan, though, you’ll receive about four times as many.


Vienna Hofburg Imperial Palace at night, Copyright tomas1111 / 123RF Stock Photo

Vienna is great in its own right. You can’t quite do it in a night, or as quickly as you might walk Amsterdam, but you can see highlights on a Before Sunrise tour.

If you don’t fancy Vienna, it’s still a good opportunity because the two European capitals closest to each other are Vienna and Bratislava (Slovakia). Bratislava is a major hub for European low cost flights, and is often sold ‘as’ Vienna by those airlines. So head to Vienna and take off from there as well. It’s a great fare for fall travel!

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  1. If you are overnighting in Vienna and the timing is right, you can see the Vienna opera for 5 euros. It’s standing room but it’s on the main floor right behind the last row of seats. You have translators right where you stand so you can keep up with the action……

  2. Highly recommend the Vienna HGI for only 10k HHonors pts a night, easy bus and subway ride straight to city center in about 20mins

  3. @Gary, how exactly to you credit a trip like this to Alaska when flying Delta? Do you have to enter the FF information as you make the reservation?

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