The cheapest times to fly from FAI to VIE are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the week of March 5th)
  • October 1st to December 16th (except the week of October 8th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from FAI to VIE is early December. Prices can be as high as $3090 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $1181 for Monday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Vienna

Flying from Fairbanks, AK (FAI) to Vienna (VIE) will usually cost between $1196 to $2152 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $1230. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2544. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1314 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1348 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAI to VIE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FAI to VIE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

FAI to VIE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAI to VIE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Fairbanks. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Vienna, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Fairbanks. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $153 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1419. Return trip prices are from the VIE to FAI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FAI to VIE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 15 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FAI to VIE

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FAI to VIE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (FAI > SFO > VIE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1094
  • Average savings: $255 (18.88%)

See FAI to SFO flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (FAI > BOS > VIE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1132
  • Average savings: $216 (16.02%)

See FAI to BOS flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (FAI > SEA > VIE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1176
  • Average savings: $173 (12.8%)

See FAI to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FAI to VIE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vienna International Airport to Fairbanks International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4589 miles or 7385 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FAI to VIE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAI to VIE flight is about 9 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Fairbanks, AK and Vienna?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from FAI to VIE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FAI
Origination airport name Fairbanks International Airport
City Fairbanks, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 64.8
Longitude -147.9

Return Airport

Destination code VIE
Destination airport name Vienna International Airport
City Vienna
Country Austria
Latitude 48.1
Longitude 16.6


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