Getting to Vienna
Flying to Vienna
Thanks to its favorable position at the heart of Europe, Vienna is very well connected to the rest of the world. You can search and compare flights to Vienna using a search engine such as Momondo or Skyscanner.
Flying from the US and Canada
Currently, there are five US cities that offer direct flights to Vienna. The Austrian national carrier, Austrian Airlines, offers direct flights from Chicago, Los Angeles, New York/JFK, Newark, and Washington, D.C. United offers direct flights to Vienna as well, and many more airlines have flights with stops in various European cities.
Direct flights are offered from Montreal and Toronto to Vienna on select dates by Austrian and Lufthansa. There are many other options for travel between Canada and Vienna with one or more stops in a Canadian, US, or European city.
Flying from Australia
There are currently no direct flights between Australia and Vienna. One-stop and two-stop flights are offered by Emirates, Qantas, American Airlines, Royal Dutch Airlines and Korean Air, among others.
Flying from Europe
There are frequent direct flights between Vienna and most international European airports. From the UK, there are direct flights to Vienna from London Heathrow, London Stansted, London Gatwick, Bristol, Edinburgh, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, Birmingham, and Belfast.
Flying from Central and South America
The Austrian national carrier, Austrian Airlines, offers a direct flight from Cancún to Vienna. From all the other major airports in Central and South America, there are one-stop and two-stop flights, offered by various airline companies, such as Lufthansa, TAP Air Portugal, Air France, Royal Dutch Airlines, Iberia, and many others.
Flying from Asia and Africa
There are direct flights to Vienna from Tokyo, Tel Aviv, Beijing, Seoul, Shanghai, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Taipei, Bangkok, Tehran, Yerevan, and Tbilisi, as well as one-stop flights from most major Asian airports. On the African continent, direct flights to Vienna are available from Ethiopia, Tunisia, and Egypt. From all the other major African airports, flights to Vienna include one or two stopovers.
You can find a map of the Vienna Airport featuring both the arrivals and the departures area here. More information about the Vienna airport can be found on the airport’s website.
The airport's information desk is located in the arrival hall in terminal 3 and in the departure lounges in terminals 1 and 3. Information can be obtained 24/7 over the phone at +43-1-7007-222 33. The Vienna Airport has a free app, which offers up-to-date status reports on arrivals and departures, as well as information about the airport. It can be downloaded in German and English from the App Store or Google Play. To be able to use the service, a data or WiFi connection is needed.
Vienna Airport is 100% accessible. Pictograms and control systems make it easier to orient yourself, while monitors at eye-level make flight information easier to read. If you require assistance, you can request this with your travel company 48 hours before departure. More information about this free service can be found at www.viennaairport.com/en.
Getting to the Austria Center Vienna
By airplane - arriving at Vienna Airport
You can choose between the following transfer options when travelling from the airport: The City Airport Train (CAT) will take you to the city center of Vienna within 25 minutes. Alternatively you can take the airport express bus, which brings you to the Austria Center Vienna in 30 minutes. You can also reach the congress center by taxi in 25 minutes.
By public transport
The Austria Center Vienna (ACV) is located at the red metro line U1 station "Kaisermühlen" towards Leopoldau . You can find all information regarding public transportation on the website of the "Wiener Linien".
Austria has an excellent highway and road network. To get to the Austria Center Vienna by car, take the A22 highway and turn off at the Austria Center Vienna/VIC (Vienna International Center) exit. Alternatively, take the Reichsbrücke bridge and approach from Wagramer Strasse. There is ample private on-site parking in Austria Center Vienna's garage.
Tariff rates in the parking garage from Monday to Sunday are:
- 2 hours: € 4.00
- 3 hours: € 6.00
- 4 hours: € 8.00
- 5 hours: € 10.00
- 6 hours: € 12.00
- 7 hours: € 14.00
- Day ticket: € 15.00
- 2-day ticket: € 25.00
- 3-day ticket: € 35.00
- Weekly card: € 45.00
For further information please visit the ACV website: https://www.acv.at/en/visit/arriving/
Do you need a visa?
Participants requiring a visa are recommended to apply at least 1-2 months prior to their planned departure to Vienna. If you need an invitation letter for visa application please contact us.
Regulations and information
Austria is part of the Schengen Zone. In some cases you need a visa application, which can be made at the Austrian Diplomatic and Consular Representation in your country of residence. More information can be found on the website of the Federal Ministry Republic of Austria, European and International Affairs.
Donau Soja cannot assume any liability regarding the completeness and correctness of the information given on this page. We recommend you contact your local Austrian embassy for more information.