Getting to Vienna

Vienna is an international city and is well connected with major cities all around the world. Below you can find information about how to reach Vienna by plane, train and car. Please note that changes in travelling times and prices may occur.

By Plane

Vienna International Airport

Vienna International Airport is located 18 km southeast of the city center. After passing the customs and collecting your luggage, ATMs and tourist information can be found in the arrivals hall. The airport is served bymany international carriers and is Austrian Airlines hub and thus features direct flights with more than 120 destinations around the world.

From the airport to the city


Time &


one way & return


City Airport Train
(Fast Train)

30 min

16 min

EUR 11
EUR 17

(Central Vienna)

Line S7
(Suburban Train)

30 min

30 min

EUR 4.40

Wien Praterstern (U1 U2)
Wien Mitte/Landstraße (U3 U4)
Wien Rennweg

Bus Lines
Line 1185
Line 1187
Line 1183


30 min

20 min
40 min
45 min

EUR 13

Morzinplatz/ Schwedenplatz
Wien Donauzentrum
Wien Westbahnhof

Taxi   15 min

EUR 36-45*


* You can find pre-paid taxi service at the taxi counters outside the luggage collection point. The service to city costs about EUR 35. If you just hop into a taxi waiting outside the fee would be around EUR 45 as it includes the fee for returning to the airport. If you ask to the driver/dispatcher for Pauschaltarif, it will cost you EUR 36.

Bratislava Airport

Bratislava Airport is located 65 km from the center of Vienna. The airport is served by international carriers and some low cost airlines.

From the airport to the city

  Time &
Duration Price:
one way & return



30 min/1h

110 min

EUR 7.70
EUR 14.30

Wien Erdberg
Wien Hauptbahnhof

From Bratislava
From Wien

~ 20 min

69-90 min

EUR 12

Wien Hbf - Bratislava Hbf (hlavná stanica).
Bratislava station, bus Nr. 61* travel to the airport.

*Please note that there is a surcharge for luggage, when using the public transport in Bratislava.

By Train

Travelling by train in Austria is easy and reliable. Vienna is connected to all the major cities in Austria and to European capitals like Bratislava (1h) and Budapest (3h).

Information and reservation can be made on the Austrian Federal Railways website:

By Car

Vienna is served by the motorway axis and it is easily reachable by car. The WU Campus has its own private car park located under the campus. The entrance is on Trabrennstrasse. The first 60 minutes are free, but each following hour has a cost of EUR 2.00, and a daily ticket costs EUR 20.

The city has many public car parks and it is possible to park on streets. Be aware that in Vienna there are short-term only parking zones. For information, click here.

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