Reaching Vienna by Plane:
From Vienna International Airport (Vienna Schwechat Airport):
The best way to travel to Vienna is using Vienna international Airport, which is located 16km east of the city. All major European Airlines fly to Vienna.
From Vienna International Airport you can get to the city center by either public transportation or taxi:
City Airport Train (CAT): The CAT will take you from the airport to the city center in a 16 minutes journey and will stop at Wien Mitte/Landstraße. From this station you have access to subway lines U3 and U4. For more information please check the CAT website.
Express train S7: The S7 will take you from the airport to the city in 25 minutes and stops at Wien Mitte/Landstraße. From this station you have access to subway lines U3 and U4. The journey also has other stops along the way, such as Kaiserebersdorf, Zentralfriedhof S-Bahn, Geiselbergstraße, St.Marx, Rennweg, Praterstern, Traisengasse, Handelskai, Floridsdorf. For more information please check the ÖBB website.
Bus: The three Vienna Airport Lines (Postbus) routes serve all of Vienna’s underground railway lines and also Vienna West (Westbahnhof) and Vienna Meidling (Wien Meidling) railway stations. The buses to the city center (Morzinplatz/ Schwedenplatz) run 24 hours a day in a journey that takes around 20 minutes. From this station you have access to subway lines U1 and U4. For more information please check the Postbus website.
Taxis: Taxis are available outside the airport in front of the arrivals halls. The journey will take around 25 minutes. If you’re taking a taxi into the city center be sure to fix the price before boarding. Usually, taxis do not use their meters for this run into the city.
From Bratislava Airport:
Bratislava Airport is located 65 km away from the center of Vienna.
From Bratislava Airport you can get to Vienna by train or bus:
Train: From Bratislava Airport you can get to Bratislava central railway station (Hlavná vlaková stanica) by bus (no. 61) in a 25 minutes journey or using the Airport’s partner taxi services located in front of the arrivals terminals B and C. After arriving at Bratislava railway station you can catch the train to Vienna Meidling Station (Wien Meidling). The journey will take around 60 to 90 minutes depending on the type of train. For more information please check the ÖBB website.
Bus: The ÖBB PostBus operates bus connections from Bratislava Airport via Vienna International Airport to Vienna bus terminal (Südtiroler Platz), where you have access to the subway line U1.The journey takes around 1h50m to 2 hours depending on the traffic. For more information please check the Postbus website.
Reaching Vienna by Train:
Most of the international traffic from Western and Northern Europe is carried out via the Vienna West Station (Westbahnhof). From this station you can use a taxi or the subway lines U3 and U6 to get to the city center.
International traffic from Southern and Eastern Europe as well several local trains arrive at Vienna Meidling Station (Wien Meidling). From this station you have access to subway line U6.
You will find more information in Austrian Federal Railways ÖBB website.
Reaching Vienna by Bus:
The bus connection from the surrounding provinces to Vienna is made by the well-developed bus network of Postbus.
From all across Europe there are several bus connections to Vienna operated by the bus companies Eurolines and Westbus.
Reaching Vienna by Car:
Austria’s excellent network of motorways, expressways and highways will guarantee a safe journey to Vienna. If you arrive by car please note that the arrival and departure routes to Vienna are A2 Südautobahn from the south, A1 Westautobahn from the west, A22 Donauüferautobahn from the north and A4 Ostautobahn from the east and the airport. In Austria tolls are compulsory on all motorways and expressways. So, you will also need a vignette to use Vienna's city motorways. For more information please check the Asfinag website.