Vienna has one airport, a train station, and a bus station with daily connections to European capitals.
If you choose to travel by train, you will arrive at Vienna Central Station (Am Hbf 1, 1100 Wien): international + national trains. All of Austrian Federal Railways’ (ÖBB) long-distance trains stop here and at Vienna Westbahnhof: international train + bus station. Linking the west, south, north and east lines creates two opportunities to switch trains.
Getting to the Main Station and Wien-Meidling station is easy with public transportation. They can be reached from any subway or rapid transit railway station in Vienna in under 30 minutes.
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Vienna Airport is roughly 20 km from the city center of Vienna and is easily accessible by train. City Airport Train / CAT is the fastest connection from the airport directly to the city center in 16 minutes. Tickets for the City Airport Train can be purchased online or directly at the counter in the arrivals hall.
Vienna Airport: Tél. +43 1 70070
Taxis are available at the airport exit.
There is an extensive short-term parking zone throughout Vienna. You have to pay for parking in every district of Vienna. You need a parking ticket (1.25Euro per half hour) or a parking sticker (only for district residents) to park your vehicle in public parking areas. Valid from Monday to Friday (weekdays) from 9am to 10pm. Parking duration with parking ticket or App „HANDYPARKEN“: maximum 2 hours. Otherwise, there is the possibility of parking in private car parks: from 30€/24h.
Vienna is a city made for walking. Getting around on foot is easy and there is access to multiple public transport options that connect different parts of the city and the surrounding area.
Public transport in Vienna is very well developed and inexpensive. You can use GoogleMaps or the „Wiener Linien“ app to find your way around. There are ticket machines at every tram and underground station. A single ticket costs €2.40. Tickets are also available for 24, 48 and 72 hours.The Vienna metropole is mainly served by 5 metro lines, 28 tram lines and 131 bus lines that run every day.
Be aware: The U2 line between Karlsplatz and Schottentor is currently under construction. The U2Z replacement line runs above ground there. Hours vary depending on the lines. Most start running around 5:00 a.m. and stop service at around 12:30 a.m. You can find the schedule for each line and the frequency at the stops.
Vienna has a large, modern fleet of taxis that operate 24 hours a day.
Rates are metered and official.
Taxi 60 160: +43 1 60 160
Taxi 40 100: +43 1 40 100
Taxi 31 300: +43 1 31 300
You will find bike racks for just around the corner everywhere in the city.
WienMobil Bike: The bike sharing service of Wiener Linien. Simply download the app, find a rental bike nearby, book it and start cycling.
Vienna has accommodation to suit all needs. See what each neighbourhood has to offer and choose the place where you’d like to take a break.
1. 25 hours Hotel beim MuseumsQuartier
Lerchenfelder Straße 1-3, 07. Neubau, 1070 Wien
+ close to city centre
2. magdas HOTEL Vienna City
Ungargasse 38, 1030 Wien
+ direct connection to airport
+ close tocity centre + social business
3. Hotel City Central
Taborstraße 8, 1020 Wien
+ close to U2 + close to city centre + traditional viennese building
4. Novotel Wien City
Aspernbrückengasse 1, 1020 Wien
+ close to U2 + close to city centre + good restaurants nearby
5. Hotel IMLAUER & Nestroy
Rotensterngasse 10-12, 1020 Wien
+ close to U2 + close to city centre
6. Hotel Motel One Wien-Prater
Ausstellungsstraße 40, 1020 Wien + affordable + close to U2
It is also possible to rent flats or rooms on Airbnb.
Between local dishes, refined cuisine, gastronomic restaurants, gourmet moments: good addresses can be found throughout the city!
1. Reznicek - modern Austrian restaurant
2. MAST Weinbistro - modern Austrian + great wine selection
3. Zum Roten Bären - seasonal, regional & different
4. Gasthaus Rebhuhn - traditional Viennese restaurant
5. Sperling im Augarten - modern Viennese restaurant
6. Okra Izakaya - modern Japanese
7. Salzamt - Viennese and international cuisine
8. Fabios - Italian restaurant
9. Gasthaus Wild - traditional Viennese restaurant
10. NENI am Prater - vibrant levant restaurant