Vienna airport (VIE)

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Vienna International Airport, also known as Schwechat Airport and opened on May 14, 1938, is one of the largest in Europe and one of the fastest growing in terms of traffic, and therefore it is under constant expansion. It operates with flights to European countries, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America.

Official Website: viennaairport.com
Number of Terminals - 4 - Terminals 1, 1A, 2 (currently closed) and 3, open 24 hours a day. They are located inside the same building, except 1A, which is situated in front of Terminal 1 and connected through a walkway.
Annual passenger traffic: 27 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +43 170 070. Flight information: Tel +43 170 072 2233. Information counters on the Departures level of terminals 1 and 3 and in the Arrivals Hall of Terminal 3.

Location

The airport is located 18 km (11 miles) to the southeast of the city.

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Offices on the ground floor of car park P4.

Alamo/Enterprise/National (Tel +43 170 073 3432 - Sunday to Friday from 7:30 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm)
Avis (Tel +43 170 073 2700 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Buchbinder/Megadrive (Tel +43 170 073 3316 - Sunday to Friday from 7:30 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm)
Budget (Tel Tel +43 170 073 2711 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +43 170 073 2812 / 1866 1610 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 0:00 am, Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 0:00 am)
Flizzr (Tel +43 170 073 6517)
Hertz/Thrifty (Tel +43 170 073 2661 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +43 170 073 6517 / 150 526 4004 - weekends from 7:00 am to 11:30 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Sunday from 8:00 am to 11:30 pm)

 

Car rental search

Bus - There are services from Postbus (Tel +43 51717) outside the Arrivals level, with a fare of €8.00. Line 1183 - to Donauzentrum (40-minute trip) via Krieau, Kaisermühlen and Julius-Payer-Gasse, between 6:00 am and 9:00 pm; 1185 - Morzinplatz and Schwedenplatz, in the city centre, every 30 min., with a trip of 20 min.; 1187 - Westbahnhof in 40 min., from 6:00 am to 0:30 am; 1171 - Fischamend, Wienerherberg, Moosbrunn, Münchendorf (50 min.); 1172 - Fischamend, Enzersdorf, Karsldorf, Gramatneusiedl, Mitterndorf, Unterwaltersdorf, Ebreichsdorf (73 min.); 1174 - Fischamend, Göttlesbrunn, Bruck/Leitha, Parndorf, Neusiedl (70 min.)
AirLiner (Tel +43 900 128 712) operates buses to Erdberg (15 min.; €5.00) from 5:20 am to 10:20 pm, while Flixbus (Tel +43 820 910 340) runs to Pinggau and Graz (2 hours and 40 min.; €25.00).
On the other hand, international buses leave from the airport to destinations in Bulgaria, Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Romania and Slovenia.

Train - The City Airport Train (Tel +43 125 250) operates between 6:09 am and 11:39 pm and connects the airport with Wien Mitte station, in the city centre. The journey takes 16 minutes and tickets cost €12.00.
Line S7 goes to Wien Mitte from 4:40 am to 0:10 am in about 25 min., with a fare of €4.10, and there are also trains to Linz, Salzburg, Innsbruck and St. Pölten. More information: Tel +43 51717.

Taxi - Cabs available outside the central Arrivals Hall. Journey time to downtown Vienna is approximately 20 minutes and 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).

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There are six parking lots inside the grounds, mainly connected to the terminals through covered walkways. Charging stations for electric vehicles available. Rates

P3 - Multi-storey parking opposite terminals 1 and 1A.
P4 - Garage located near Terminal 3.
C - Outdoor area in front of the office parks.
K1, K4 - For passenger drop-off, across from the Departures level.
K3 - Reserved for people pick-up, opposite the Arrivals level.

 

If you should require special assistance during your stay, contact your airline at least 48 hours in advance. There are designated parking spaces and minibuses equipped for passenger transport to the aircraft, in addition to lifts, adapted telephones and accessible toilets.