Travelling to and in Vienna
Arrival in Vienna
There are many ways to travel to Vienna. Here you can find a few options when arriving:
Arrival by Plane
When you arrive at the Vienna International Airport (Wien-Schwechat) you will be in the Bundesland (Federal State) of Lower Austria, about 15 kilometres south of Vienna. Further information about the ariport is available online:
There are several possibilities to get to the city
• by bus
• by suburban railway (S-Bahn 7)
• by the City Airport Train (CAT)
• by taxi
Check timetables and fares online:
Regular bus transfers take you from the airport to the city centre (Morzinplatz/Schwedenplatz,
Westbahnhof). The ride takes about 20-45 minutes depending on traffic. You can buy a ticket from the driver (cash).
Suburban Railway (S-Bahn 7)
The S-Bahn stops in Wien Mitte – Landstraße (underground U3, U4, surbuban railways, buses and trams), Praterstern (U1, U2, surbuban railways, buses and trams), Handelskai (U6, S45, surbuban railways and buses) and Florisdorf (U6,
surbuban railways buses and trams). A ride takes 20 – 45 min depending on your destination.
City Airport Train (CAT)
The CAT is the fastest and most expensive public transport connecting the airport to Landstraße – Wien Mitte (U3, U4, surbuban railways buses and trams).
Arrival by Train ...
... at Hauptbahnhof
Many trains from southern and eastern Europe arrive at the new main station (Hauptbahnhof).
The main station is located at the subway station “Südtirolerplatz” (U1). Tram D takes you directly to the centre (Karlsplatz with connections to U1, U2 and U4).
Furthermore, you can take tram O and 18 (to the “Westbahnhof”) or the buses 13A and 69A. There is also a suburban train stop at the “Hauptbahnhof”.
... at Wien Meidling
If you arrive at the train station Wien Meidling you can take the subway U6.
... at Westbahnhof
Many trains from Western or Northern Europe arrive at “Westbahnhof”. From there, you can take the underground U3 (orange) and U6 (brown) as well as trams 5, 6, 9, 18, 52 and 58.
Arrival by Bus
The main bus station for big bus carriers like Eurolines is located in Erdberg where you can get on the underground U3 (orange). Travel in the direction of “Ottakring” to reach the city centre.
Arrival by Car
Parking in Vienna
Taxis at the airport Vienna
New! At the Airport Vienna you can book a taxi for a Special AIRPORT FEE:
Go to Check-In 3) - Yellow office of the Taxiagency 40100 (ask for the spcial fee - fix price - to adresses in Vienna!
red/cap taxis - prebook your taxi to and from the airport - Price 32 Euros up to 3 people - with kreditcard
With public Transport in Vienna: