Travel in / to Vienna

The Campus University of Vienna

The Campus of the University of Vienna is situated near the marvellous town centre in the historical heart of Vienna and offers you all advantages of a centrally located venue: both magnificent premises and excellent public connections.

From the railway stations

Wien Westbahnhof

  • Take underground U6, direction Floridsdorf. At stop Alserstrasse change to tram 43, direction Schottentor. Get off at stop Lange Gasse (~ 14 min).


  • Take tram, direction Praterstern, get off at stop Lange Gasse (~ 15 min)


Wien Bahnhof Meidling

  • Take underground U6, direction Floridsdorf. At stop Alserstrasse change to tram 43, direction Schottentor. Get off at stop Lange Gasse (~ 20 min).


Wien Hauptbahnhof

  • Take underground U1, direction Leopoldau. At stop Karlsplatz change to U2,  direction Aspernstraße or Seestadt.
    • Get off at stop Rathaus and walk 13 min ( ~ 26 min)
    • Get off at stop Schottentor and change to tram 43, direction Neuwaldegg. Get off at stop Lange Gasse (~ 18 min.)

From Vienna International Airport

Vienna International Airport is about 20 km from the city centre 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.

Bus schedule (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



To get to the airport train, follow the sign “S-Bahn” in the airport arrival hall. Take line S7, travel time: around 25 minutes. At stop Wien Mitte/Landstrasse, change to underground U3, direction Ottakring. At stop Volkstheater change to underground U2, direction Stadion. Get off at stop Schottentor-Universitaet (University main building). You can buy the ticket (for two zones!) at the ticket machine in the train station (3.60 Euro incl. public transport in Vienna).



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.

Airport Taxi: Airportdriver

Mo. - Su.
from 0 - 24h

Phone: +43 1 22 8 22
Fax: +43 1 22 8 22 8


If you come by car, and unless your hotel provides private parking, you are well-advised to leave it either in one of the Park and Ride lots such as the one near U4 Hütteldorf or to park in the 19th  district, where it is free. In central districts, such as 9th, parking on the street will not be possible for you for longer than 2 hours from 07:00 till 22:00 and will require purchasing parking tickets at gas stations or at tobacconists.

Public Transport in Vienna

Vienna has an efficient public transportation system. You can easily purchase tickets at the ticket machines in Vienna or online.

The 72-h Vienna ticket (EURO 16.50) is an economic way of moving around in Vienna.

For those who plan to do some sightseeing while they are in Vienna, the Vienna Card (EURO 21.90) might be the right choice. It is also valid for 72 hours and entitles you to reduced rates when visiting museums, exhibitions, etc. You can buy the Vienna Card at the airport, in most hotels or order it online.

For general information on public transport and the different kinds of tickets please see Wiener Linien (button for English language is in the upper right corner).

Within the city limits, tickets for public transport are valid for buses, trams and undergrounds. For more information on how to purchase tickets online and how to get around in Vienna, see Wiener Linien. Nearest underground / tram station is "Schottentor".

Route Map and Timetables for the Wiener Linien