... by plane

Vienna International Airport / Schwechat

A multitude of international airlines access Vienna International Airport in Schwechat. For getting into the city centre, 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: 10/18 EUR (9/16 EUR when bought online). Daily service is provided from 06:05 to 23:35, Frequency: every 30 minutes. Find a detailed train schedule at 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, with a similar frequency (18 minutes and 41 minutes after every full hour/18 minutes after every full hour between 00:18 and 04:18/ and 9 minutes and 39 minutes after every full hour between 05:39 and 08:09), travel about 24 minutes to Wien Mitte and costs EUR 3,60,-
  • 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 22 minutes. Cost: EUR 6/11 EUR
  • Taxis are available leaving the arrival hall, but will cost up to EUR 30,- or even EUR 40,-

    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, below. 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). train

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

    Vienna public transport is very comfortable and the easiest way to get around, parking facilities within Vienna city centre 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, price for a 10 day car vignette is currently EUR 7,70.

    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).