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United $481 San Jose-Vienna Oct-Dec; SFO-VIE $445 Oct

San Jose SJC actually has lower fares to Vienna, Austria down to $519 round trip for Nov-Dec travel than San Francisco SFO, which is a cheaper ticket to Vienna for October travel. San Francisco to Vienna is priced around $504 on Star Alliance websites for October departures, but a search pulls up rates as low as $440s round trip when booking through some online travel agencies, however, ticket prices rise to the $800s for SFO-VIE in November and December.

San Jose is the airfare deal for travel to Vienna in late fall.

San Jose SJC departure dates: October 1 – Dec 11 $509-$571 (Google Flights fares)

San Francisco SFO departure dates: October 1 – 30 $504-$527 (Google Flights fares)

San Jose even has low fares for Thanksgiving week travel.

United Airlines  San Jose SJC – Houston IAH – Amsterdam AMS (UA) – Vienna, Austria – Frankfurt FRA – San Jose SJC

$548.26 round trip  Friday Nov 18 – Sun Nov 27

SJC-VIE $548 UA Nov18-27 pulls up even lower fares for these same dates.

Luthansa/United Fri Nov 18 – Sun Nov 27

San Jose – Vienna, Austria $481 round trip at

SJC-VIE $481-TravelMerry Nov18-27 also pulls up lower fares for San Francisco to Vienna on many dates.

SFO-VIE $447 Momondo-ota Oct4-11 

Loyalty Traveler – United/Star Alliance SFO-Berlin $526, Vienna $445 October departures (Aug 14).

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