Transfer to/from - Vienna airport (VIE)

 

Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Vienna airport (VIE)

Transportation

Vienna airport (VIE)

Trains

The rapid transit (S-Bahn) train is an inexpensive way to travel between the city centre and Vienna Airport. Direct stops include Wien Hauptbahnhof, St. Pölten, Linz, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Bregenz and Graz. You can change trains at Wien Hauptbahnhof to travel to Klagenfurt, Brno, Prague, Győr and Budapest.

Travel time to Vienna central station is 15 minutes and to Wien Mitte is 25 min. Trains depart every 30 min.

Fare: from €4.10 (from/to Wien Mitte or Wien Hauptbahnhof, including travel on the entire Vienna public transport network).

The ÖBB (Tel +43 51717) ticket counter and the ticket vending machines are located in the Arrivals Hall. The airport platforms can be reached via a short walk through a covered walkway.

TIMETABLES

On the other hand, the City Airport Train links the airport with the city centre in 16 min., from 6:08 am to 11:38 pm, with a frequency of 30 min. and a fare of €12.00. A counter is available in the Arrivals Hall, where you can get tickets and information.

 

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Regional buses

Vienna Airport Lines (Tel +43 51717) connects the Airport with the main transport hubs of Vienna. Their 3 routes serve all metro lines. Every 30 min., there are connections to the airport from Wien Westbahnhof and Wien Hauptbahnhof. Buses to the city centre (Morzinplatz/Schwedenplatz) run 24 hours a day and travel time is 20 min. Rates from €8.00.

International Buses

Nomago (Tel +386 1431 7777), RegioJet (Tel +420 222 222 221), Gepard Express (Tel +420 737 000 906), FlixBus (Tel +49 303 0013 7300) and Slovak Lines (Tel +421 255 422 734) offer services to different European cities, such as Zagreb, Brno, Praga, Múnich, Budapest, Györ, Cracovia, Przemys, Wroclaw, Sibiu, Bratislava and Ljubljana.

BUS SCHEDULES

Taxis

Vehicles available outside the main Arrivals Hall. Travel time to downtown Vienna is around 20 min. and the official operators are Airport Driver (Tel +43 122 822), Airport Services (Tel +43 170 073 3151), Airport Transfer Service (Tel +43 170 073 5905), Flughafentaxi (Tel +43 170 073 3141) and Taxi 40100 (Tel +43 140 100).

Caution

Use only the taxi rank directly in front of the Arrivals Hall or the "City Transfer" counter in the Arrivals Hall. If someone approaches you in the Arrivals Hall for a taxi service, it is best not to use it. This is an illegal business run by people who in many cases also do not have the required business license.

Car-sharing

You can find cars from the providers on level 0 of parking lot P3. The car park can be reached via a short covered underground passage. Service provided by SHARE NOW (Tel +43 1267 7111).

Latest updates: March 03, 2022

Transportation Tips to/from the airport

While there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take into account when moving from or to the airport, and especially if you go on some public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to go out with a little more anticipation than you would commonly suggest. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always keep in mind peak transit times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may take more or less the trip to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what happens in the place where you find yourself.
If you have a shared transfer service, please have a contact Tel in case of any delay on the part of the company. In these cases, a scheduled collection schedule is already in tenter.
If you are using public transport (bus, train), have the schedules (weekends and holidays usually have fewer frequencies), if you have to transfer and also how to board (if you need a card or boarding pass or paying at the moment to the driver or rider). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could bring complications.
If you rent a car to get to the airport check well, where you must leave the vehicles. In some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- here is a little less stressful as you don't have the pressure to miss the flight. In the worst case you will arrive later to the place where you are going to stay or to the meeting point where you try to arrive. Once you get out of the plane, pick up your suitcase and finish with the required arrival procedures. Then you have to look for the public transport signs or consult the airport staff. It is very useful to inform the timetables of the buses in case you arrive late at night. Not all of them work 24 hours a day. The same goes for taxis. If you have hired a private car service, keep ready the mobile app to contact the driver. Some transport services hired, have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign.
If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for more peace of mind it is recommended to reserve it earlier. Rental counters are usually available at arrivals hall.

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