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Arrival by plane

  • Vienna International Airport

    Vienna's Airport (VIE) is located southeast of the city and is served by all major airlines. On the VIE web site you find flight information, an airport map, as well as information of transportation into the city center.

  • Arrival from Airport Bratislava (Slovakia)

    The airport of Bratislava in Slovakia is within 1-2 hour's distance to Vienna. Both buses and trains connect Bratislava and Vienna:

    Bus connections to Vienna

From Vienna airport to our department

The Vienna's Airport (VIE) is located some 15 km (south)east of Vienna. A taxi to the city center costs between € 30,- and € 40,-

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CAT is a direct express train service linking the airport to station Wien Mitte. From there, the university is 2 stations away by subway line U4. When using the CAT service, you can already check in at the train station Wien Mitte for certain flights when departing from Vienna. A cheaper standard train connection between VIE and Wien Mitte is also available: ÖBB train line S7.

Vienna Airport Lines offers buses to Schwedenplatz (connection to subway lines U1 and U4), Westbahnhof (connection to subway U3) and Vienna Central Station (Südbahnhof) (tram line 18, subway U1).

Arrival by train

For train connections to Vienna, consult the time table of the Austrian federal railway company (ÖBB). There are direct services to many central European cities.

If you are travelling by train you will arrive either at Westbahnhof (Vienna west: trains from Germany, Switzerland, Hungary) or at Vienna main station / former Vienna Central Station (Südbahnhof) (trains from Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary).

  • From Westbahnhof:
    take subway line U3 to Stephansplatz (direction Simmering) and change to the subway line U1 (direction Reumannplatz) to Karlsplatz station.
  • From Vienna main station
    You can either walk a few minutes or take the tram line 18 (direction Burggasse-Stadthalle) to Südtirolerplatz, then change to the subway U1 to Karlsplatz (direction Kagran).

Vienna public transport

Your public transport (Wiener Linien) ticket is also valid on ÖBB trains inside Vienna (Zone 100). However, your train ticket is not valid on Wiener Linien. If you switch from train to public transport, remember to buy a Wiener Linien ticket.

Wiener Linien Timetables can be searched online

You can reach the department with the following lines:

  • bus line 4A
  • tram lines J, 62 and 65
  • underground lines U1, U2 and U4

When arriving by underground at Karlsplatz take the exit Resselpark and cross the park - the University is opposite the subway exit.

When arriving with the tram lines 62 or 65 at Resselgasse walk to Resselpark. Karlsplatz No. 13 is to the right hand side.

The tram line J takes you to Bösendorfer Strasse and the bus line 4A to the top side of Karlsplatz. Cross the Lothringerstrasse and the Resselpark.

For fares and more information please see the tourist section of Wiener Linien.