The cheapest times to fly from SDF to VIE are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • October 8th to December 16th

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 SDF to VIE is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1783 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $776 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Vienna

Flying from Louisville, KY (SDF) to Vienna (VIE) will usually cost between $798 to $1534 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $840. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1601. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $761 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1106 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SDF to VIE flight.

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

SDF to VIE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SDF to VIE flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Louisville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to VIE, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SDF. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Vienna, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Louisville. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $135 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1015. Return trip prices are from the VIE to SDF 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 SDF 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 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SDF 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 SDF to VIE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Houston, TX (SDF > IAH > VIE)

  • Price for both tickets: $821
  • Average savings: $286 (25.81%)

See SDF to IAH flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $834
  • Average savings: $272 (24.59%)

See SDF to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (SDF > JFK > VIE)

  • Price for both tickets: $863
  • Average savings: $243 (21.97%)

See SDF to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Vienna International Airport to Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4809 miles or 7739 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SDF to VIE flight is about 9 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Louisville, KY and Vienna?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from SDF to VIE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SDF
Origination airport name Louisville International-Standiford Field Airport
City Louisville, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38.2
Longitude -85.7

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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