How to get to Vienna by airplane:

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.

Many guests use the non-stop offers of international airlines to come to Vienna. The Austrian airline 'Austrian' also offers several direct flights a day to the capital city. Book online and secure a low-cost ticket with Austrian.

Vienna Airport lies to the east of the city center and can be reached easily, comfortably and affordably by public transport. Whether you opt for City-Airport-Train (CAT), ÖBB Railjet, bus or rapid transit railway depends on your destination.

The City Airport Train (CAT) connects the airport with the transport hub at Wien Mitte in only 16 minutes and offers numerous additional services. The CAT runs every 30 minutes. 

Tickets from 12,00 € can be purchased at, from ticket machines and from tourist information at the airport.

The Railjets of Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) run non-stop from Vienna Airport to Vienna Main Station and Wien Meidling station. The Railjets carry you quickly and comfortably twice an hour from Vienna Airport to Vienna Main Station (U1) in 15 minutes, or to Wien Meidling station (U6) in about half an hour.

For detailed timetable information, please visit the website at

Tickets: Adults: €4.20 (= €1.80 for the ticket from the airport to the Vienna city limits + €2.40 for the ticket within the Vienna urban area). 

The buses of Vienna Airport Lines take you direct to Vienna city center, to the Donauzentrum via Messezentrum and Vienna International Centre (VIC)/Austria Center Vienna, or to the Westbahnhof and Vienna Main Station. The Blaguss Air-Liner offers non-stop connections via Erdberg and Vienna Main Station.

Have a look here on Vienna Airport Lines. 

Tickets: Adults: Single: €8, return: €13. You can buy tickets online at, directly from the bus driver (cash payment) or from the ticket machines of Vienna Airport Lines at Vienna Airport or Vienna Westbahnhof station.

Rapid transit railway line S7 departs the airport every 30 minutes and stops at the centrally located stations of Wien Mitte and Wien Praterstern, with transfers to Vienna's rapid transit railway and subway network. The journey from the airport to Wien Mitte takes 25 minutes, and to Vienna Praterstern about half an hour.

For detailed timetable information and stops, please visit the website at

Tickets: Adults: €4.20 (= €1.80 for the ticket from the airport to the Vienna city limits + €2.40 for the ticket within the Vienna urban area).


How to get to 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.

Traveling overnight gains valuable holiday time. Whether in a standard seat, couchette or sleeper carriage, passengers will arrive at their destination rested and refreshed. Either individual seats or entire compartments can be booked (e.g. a private compartment in the couchette car for a special price, particularly suitable for families).

Further information on getting to Vienna by train. 



How to get to 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.

Bus connections within Austria: The well developed public bus network of Postbus brings you from the surrounding provinces to Vienna safely and in comfort.

International bus connections: from across Europe to Vienna are operated by the bus company Eurolines. Full details on timetables, online bookings etc. can be found at The long-distance bus company Flixbus-Mein Fernbus offers bus routes in Germany and Austria. More information at 


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