Vienna International Airport

Vienna International Airport (IATA: VIE, ICAO: LOWW) (German: Flughafen Wien-Schwechat), located 18 kilometers (11 miles) southeast of Vienna, is the busiest and biggest airport in Austria. It is often referred to as Schwechat, the name of the nearby town. The airport is capable of handling wide-body aircraft such as the Boeing 747 and Airbus A340. The airport is the hub of Austrian Airlines and its subsidiaries.

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From and to the airport

By Car

via motorways and main roads from the city of Vienna or surrounding regions

  • from downtown Vienna to the airport: via Erdberger Lände to the motorway A4 (travel time, depending on the traffic situation: approx. 25 min.)
  • from the southern ord eastern districts of Vienna or Lower Austria via the city motorway A23 (”Tangente”) and then the motorway A4 (Ostautobahn)
  • from the southern or western districts of Vienna to the motorways S1 and motorways A4 (travel time from exit A2 (Südautobahn) depending on the traffic situation: ca. 20 min.

Car-rentals, taxi, shuttle/limousine services are available at the airport

By Train

  • from/to station Wien-Mitte by City Airport Train CAT Icon für Inpagelink non-stop: approx. 16 min.
  • from/to station Wien-Mitte and Station Wien-Nord (Praterstern): S-Bahn (Federal Railway System – ÖBB): approx. 25 min.

By Vienna Airport Lines (bus service)

  • From/to the centre of Vienna (Schwedenplatz/ Morzinplatz) and other destinations in Vienna by Vienna Airport Lines . Time of travel: approx. 25 – 35 min.

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