Maps & Directions

The following guide helps to to find our location:

..by plane

Vienna International Airport / Schwechat

A multitude of international airlines access Vienna International Airport in Schwechat. On the airport's web site you find flight information, an airport map, as well as information about transport into the city center. You will have the following options:

  • The fastest connection between the airport and Wien Mitte in 16 minutes is by City Airport Train (CAT). Single/return ticket: 9/16 EUR (8/15 EUR when bought online).
    Daily service is provided from 06:05 to 23:35, Frequency: every 30 minutes. Find a detailed train schedule at http://www.cityairporttrain.com/fahrplan/catfahrplan/langen/.
    CAT extra service: For your return flight, you can check your luggage in at the Wien Mitte terminal, if you want, already the day before.
  • The regional train (S-Bahn S7) follows the same route, same frequency, travels from 05:39 to 22:39, takes about 24 to Wien Mitte and costs EUR 3.40,- (download timetable).
  • The bus service Vienna Airport Lines goes from the airport (outside the arrival hall) to Wien Schwedenplatz (service from 6:20 to 0:20) in 25 minutes. Cost: EUR 6,- (download timetable).
  • Taxis are available leaving the arrival hall, but will cost up to EUR 30,- or even EUR 40,-

Connections: From Schwedenplatz, take the subway line U1 to Taubstumengasse, from Wien Mitte take the subway line U4 to Karlsplatz and then change to subway line U1 and get off in Taubstummengasse. Find a visual guide to arrive at our office here. Find a map of the subway/metro/railway system of Vienna here.

Airport Graz or Airport Linz

Arriving in Graz or Linz, you will have to take the train to travel to Vienna. For further information see Arrival by train. Passengers from Graz will arrive at Wien Südbahnhof (travel time about 2 h 40 min), passengers from Linz will arrive at Wien Westbahnhof (travel time about 2 h).

Airport Bratislava (Slovakia)

The airport of Bratislava in Slovakia is within 1-2 hour's distance to Vienna and might thus be an alternative for arrival. Both busses and trains connect Bratislava and Vienna. Airport information:

Bus connections to Vienna:

 

...by train

If you prefer to travel by train you will find necessary travel information at the web site of the Austrian Federal Railways.

Travellers arriving at Südbahnhof (coming from south, east or north-east), either

  • leave the Südbahnhof station building at the front entrance and take either tram 18 or tram O to Südtiroler Platz and from there subway line U1 to Taubstummengasse. Find a visual guide to arrive at our office here

Travellers arriving at Westbahnhof (coming from the west), take the subway line U3 to Stephansplatz and from there subway line U1 to Taubstummengasse. Find a visual guide to arrive at our office here You will find a map of the subway/metro/railway system of Vienna here.

 

...by car

Vienna public transport is very comfortable and the easiest way to get around, parking facilities within Vienna city center are limited and expensive, so we do not recommend arriving by car.

Should you prefer to reach Vienna by car, please bear in mind to include the official highway toll label for Austrian motorways (the vignette). Information at http://www.vignette.at, price for a 10 day car vignette is currently EUR 7,60.

Parking in the streets in central Vienna during daytime is restricted to residents with special permit or short periods (you will need a ticket called "Kurzparkschein" for short periods).

The Freihaus building (i.e. conference site) provides an underground parking garage. Entrance is in Operngasse 13, at the backside of the Freihaus building.

Prices are:

  • EUR 3 per hour
  • EUR 24 per day
  • EUR 96 per week

See details at http://www.wipark.com.