Lonely Planet guide to Austria.
For further information about Vienna visit the Official Tourist Information. You can find information on public transport at www.wienerlinien.at and a city map on the vienna.at website.
Hotels and Accomodation
Vienna has a great variety of hotels. For further information, visit the Official Website of the Vienna Tourist Board. Or you can book your hotel online at hrs.de or hotels.com. The conference venues are situated centrally and close to U3 metro stops and the trams no. 1, 2 or D. The venues can be reached easily with only one transfer from any U1, U2, and U3 stop. You can download an overview of the metro and train system.
Getting to Vienna
Arriving by air
Vienna Schwechat is the main airport in Austria and is situated close to Vienna. The best way to get to Vienna from Schwechat Airport is by train, bus or taxi. Direct trains to the city
run every 30 minutes and the journey takes 16 minutes. Busses
to Westbahnhof (Western Railway Station), Südbahnhof (Southern Railway Station) and Schwedenplatz leave from the airport every 20 minutes and take between 20 and 40 minutes depending on traffic and destination.
Arriving by train
There are two main train stations in Vienna, the west and the south train station. For information on arrival/departure train times, visit the Austrian railway company
. After arriving by train, take the metro U3 from Westbahnhof or U1 from Südbahnhof to the city.