International Airport Wien – Schwechat
Vienna’s central position in Europe makes it a hub offering optimal transportation connections to the whole world. 205 destinations across 71 countries are regularly served from Vienna by 74 airlines.
The airport is connected to the city by CAT. Use a route planner for public transport, e.g. Scotty (ÖBB timetable information) or the S-Bahn, Railjet or City Airport Train timetable information on our website to find out which trains serve the airport.
RAILWAY STATION AT THE AIRPORT: The station is underground on level -2.
HOW TO GET TO YOUR CHECK-IN: After leaving the train, take the stairs, lift or escalator to the next level (level -1) and follow the signs. You can reach Terminal 3 via the arrivals level by using one of the two escalators or three lifts.
If you have to go to Terminal 1 or 1A, take the escalator to level -1 following the signs for Terminal 1 & 1A and then the lift to level 0. From there follow the signs to the Arrivals hall and then to the right towards the terminals.
How to reach Vienna by Train
The train is a comfortable way to travel to Vienna. The products of ÖBB (Austrian Federal Railways) and the Westbahn are aimed at individual travel needs.
International train connections are offered also by
- German railways: Deutsche Bahn (DB) – bahn.de
- Swiss railways: Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB) – sbb.ch
- Italian railways: Trenitalia – trenitalia.com
- French railways: Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français (SNCF) – sncf.com
- Hungarian railways: Magyar Államvasutak – mavcsoport.hu
- Polish railways: Polskie Koleje Państwowe (PKK) – rozklad-pkp.pl
- Czech railways: České dráhy – cd.cz
How to reach Vienna by car and bus
You’ll have a safe journey to Vienna by car and bus on Austria’s excellent network of motorways, expressways and federal highways.
As tolls are compulsory on all motorways and expressways in Austria, you will also need a vignette to use Vienna’s city motorways. You can find detailed information on the toll charges here. The route planner will help you find the best way to Vienna.
Visit the website VerkehrsmittelVergleich.de for the quickest and most affordable connections to Vienna by train, plane, private car and long-distance bus.
Vienna public transportation tickets
The Wiener Linien offers to the Congress Delegates the opportunity to buy a WEEKLY TICKET for discounted price of € 17.10. This will allow you to travel on all public transportation for the whole week / congress days (usual rate for 1 ticket is € 2.40).
For more information and to buy your tickets online, visit the official website page Wiener Linien.
Some of Vienna’s districts are entirely short-stay parking zones. In districts 1 to 9 and 20, you will need to purchase a parking ticket from Monday to Friday (except on public holidays) between 9.00 am and 10.00 pm. In districts 12 and 14 to 19, short-stay parking zones apply from Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm. Around the Vienna Stadthalle in the 15th district, tickets must be purchased for the short-stay parking zone, which operates from Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 10.00 pm. On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, a parking ticket is needed between 6.00 pm and 10.00 pm. Detailed information on Parking in Vienna…
You can park your car for longer periods at affordable rates in one of Vienna’s Park & Ride garages.