Vienna lies at the heart of Europe and is a historical and beautiful city. It is the capital and largest city of Austria and has about 1.7 million inhabitants. There are numerous sights and activities for tourists in Vienna. A useful website is http://www.wien.info/en
Travel in Vienna
We propose these two tickets, which offer unlimited travel by subway, tram and buses inside Vienna:
- 72h ticket from “Wiener Linien” (Vienna Lines) € 14.50: unlimited travel for 72 hours
more info and how to purchase: http://www.wien.info/en/travel-info/transport/tickets
- Vienna card € 19.90: unlimited travel for 72 hours + more than 210 discounts at museums and sights, theaters and concerts, in shops, cafés, restaurants and the “Heurige” wine tavern etc.
more info and how to purchase: http://www.wien.info/en/travel-info/vienna-card
Vienna-Schwechat Airport is located outside the city limits and offers international connections. Airlines offering connections to Vienna are (incomplete list): Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM, Air France, British Airways, Easyjet, British Midland International, Aer Lingus, EL AL, United Airlines, Emirates, etc.
Vienna International Airport is about 16 km east of Vienna in Schwechat. The city center can be reached quickly and in comfort by public transport. Your options are:
|City Airport Train CAT (every 30 minutes, 16 minutes transfer time, one way ticket € 11, round ticket € 17) -> connection “Flughafen Wien” to “Wien Mitte-Landstraße”|
Express train S7 (mostly every 30 minutes, 26 minutes transfer time, one way ticket € 4) -> connection “Flughafen Wien” to “Wien Mitte-Landstraße”
|Vienna AirportLines (20 minutes transfer time, one way ticket € 8) -> “Flughafen Wien” to “Wien Morzinplatz/ Schwedenplatz”|
|Taxi, around € 50 to the city center|
Please note: Vienna’s train stations are currently undergoing redevelopment (the new Vienna Central Train Station is under construction and therefore only part of the connections run through the new train station).