From Vienna International Airport Schwechat to the city

Vienna International Airport is about 20 km from the city center of Vienna, which can easily be reached by Airport Bus Shuttle, CAT (City Airport Train), train (S-Bahn) or taxi.

Airport Bus Shuttle

There are regular buses from the airport to

  • Wien Morzinplatz/Schwedenplatz (with connection to undergrounds U1 and U4)
  • Wien Dörfelstrasse/Meidling (with connection to underground U6)
  • Wien Westbahnhof (with connection to undergrounds U3 and U6)

The bus station is directly in front of the airport arrival hall. Buses leave every 20 to 30 minutes. It takes around 30 minutes to get to Vienna. Tickets (6 Euro) can be bought on the bus or from the ticket machine. Tickets are only valid for the shuttle bus, not for public transport in Vienna!

Participants who want to go directly to the conference venue from the airport are advised to take the airport bus to Wien Morzinplatz/Schwedenplatz. Then take tram 1, direction Stefan-Fadinger-Platz, and get off at stop Schottentor, from where you can either walk or take a tram (Nr. 37, 38, 40, 41 or 42)

Bus schedule (in German only)

City Airport Train (CAT)

The CAT takes you to the City Air Terminal (Wien-Mitte/Landstrasse, undergrounds U3 and U4) in 16 minutes. CATs leave the airport every half hour from 6:05 am to 11:35 pm and the City Air Terminal from 5:38 am to 11:08 pm. Several airlines offer check-in services at the City Air Terminal.

Online ticket: Single ticket 9 Euro / Return ticket 16 Euro
At ticket machine: Single ticket 10 Euro / Return ticket 18 Euro
On board: Single ticket 12 Euro
(Tickets are only valid for the CAT, not for public transport in Vienna!)

CAT schedule


The taxi stand at the airport is in front of the arrival hall. It takes about half an hour to get to the city centre (approx. 35 - 40 Euro).

To go from the city to the airport, either ask your hotel to book an airport taxi or call one of the following taxi companies (all of them offer special fares to the airport): 31300, 40100, 60160, 81400 or 1716.

Several taxi/shuttle car companies offer fixed fares (one way approximately 30-40€) to and from the airport. Note that some of them need to be booked in advance.

Flughafen Taxi (Comparison of different shuttle services)

Arriving by train

Public transport within Vienna Wiener Linien

Arriving by car

Parking in Vienna is restricted and the venue is located in a short-term parking zone.

Please consult your hotel or the following websites:
Parking Information by the City of Vienna
Parking in Vienna