Graz airport (GRZ)

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Graz Airport, also known as Thalerhof Airport and opened on June 26, 1914, is one of the most important in Austria. It operates with flights to destinations inside Europe and Northern Africa.

Official Website: flughafen-graz.at
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:30 am to 0:00 am.
Annual passenger traffic: 960,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +43 316 290 2172. E-mail: [email protected] There is an information counter in the Departures Hall, open from 5:00 am to 10:30 pm.

Location

The airport is located 10 km (7 miles) south from downtown Graz.

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Offices are found in the Arrivals Hall.

Avis/Budget (Tel +43 316 812 920 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday from 9:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Ecar-rent (Tel +43 316 2320 8590)
Enterprise/Alamo/National (Tel +43 720 371 250 1300 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +43 1866 1680 / 1681 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +43 316 825 007 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Megadrive/Buchbinder (Tel +43 501 054 130 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturday from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +43 150 526 4004 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:45 am to 7:45 pm)

 

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The airport has a bank (Mondays through Fridays from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm), ATMs, conference rooms, internet kiosks and free Wi-Fi access. The VIP Lounge is located on the first floor of the Departures area and opens from 5:30 am to 8:00 pm; it provides workstations, Wi-Fi, seating areas, TV, snacks, drinks, newspapers and magazines, air conditioning (access with Priority Pass, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - €17.00).

Food and Drinks- There is a restaurant and three coffee shops inside the terminal.
Shopping- Convenience store, electronics and duty-free goods after the security checkpoint.
Baggage- Trolleys inside the car parks, the train station and in front of the terminal. Left luggage service at the airport's information counter. Lost and found office in the Arrivals area.
Other Services- Travel agency, art gallery, children's play areas, baby changing rooms, smoking lounge.

 

Bus - Verbund Linie (Tel +43 5067 8910) operates lines 630 and 631 to the city centre (20-minute trip). Tickets cost €2.40. Stops include Feldkirchen, Griesplatz, Jakominiplatz, Graz main station, Karlauplatz, Schwarzl-See, Kalsdorf. Buses leave from outside the Arrivals area between 5:30 am and 10:00 pm.
SMS Flughafentransfer (Tel +43 662 8161) provides 24-hour shared transportation to Carinthia and the Styria area.
It is also possible to book transfers to the thermal spas in Styria via Krenn Reisen (Tel +43 3159 2268), with a cost of €38.00 and departures between 6:00 am and 10:00 pm.

Train - Line S5 from ÖBB (Tel +43 51717) takes 12 minutes to reach the city's central station from the airport and has a fare of €2.40. Other stops in the schedule are Feldkirchen, Kalsdorf, Werndorf, Wildon, Lebring, Leibnitz, Ehrenhausen, Pernegg, Bruck, Kapfenberg, Kindberg, Krieglach, Hönigsberg, Mürzzuschlag.

Taxi - Cabs available outside the Arrivals Hall. Journey time to downtown Graz is around 15 minutes.

Further information

 

The closest accommodations are found in the city centre.

Gasthof zum Flughafen (0.6 km/0.4 miles)
Gästehaus Feldkirchen (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
Herberts Stubn (1 km/0.6 miles)
Hotel Kiwano Graz (1.1 km/0.7 miles)
Airbase Hotel (1.7 km/1.1 miles)

 

Booking accommodation

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There are several areas for short and long stays. The first 30 minutes are free. More information: Tel +43 316 296 134. Rates

P2 - Multi-storey car park connected to the terminal through a covered walkway.
P0, P1, P3, P4 - Outdoor parking lots scattered throughout the enclosure.

 

Wide doors, elevators, adapted restrooms and designated parking spaces. Children between 5 and 12 years old travelling alone will be supervised by the airline crew. Passengers requiring special assistance should contact their airline 36 hours in advance.