Arrival in Vienna

Getting to Vienna by plane

The quickest and easiest way to get to Vienna is by plane. The Vienna-Schwechat Airport is 25 minutes from the inner city of Vienna. Buses, the (rather expensive) City Airport Train and the (very affordable) S-Bahn (normal train) travel from the Airport to the city centre of Vienna. A fourth, more expensive option is of course a taxi (€ 20 to € 30).

Tip: Many airlines offer special or discount flights to Vienna. The Austrian Airlines discount airline is called Click & Fly.

Getting to Vienna by train

Travelling to Vienna by train, you will arrive either at Wiener Südbahnhof or at Wiener Westbahnhof. You will find schedules and further information about train travel at

Tip: Favourably priced Vienna packages for train travellers are offered regularly.

Getting to Vienna by bus

If you want to travel to Vienna by bus, you can get information about schedules and offers at The following countries have bus connections to Vienna. Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, France, Holland, Italy, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Switzerland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Ukraine und Hungary.

 Getting to Vienna by car

If you drive to Vienna, you must pay attention to the short-term parking zone. From Monday to Friday, you need to pay to park in districts (Bezirke) 1 to 9 and 20 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Parking vouchers in Vienna are sold at tobacconist’s and banks, and must be clearly displayed against the windscreen of the car. If you want to plan your route precisely to Vienna, you can get a precise route description at