Practical information

What is the best way to get to Vienna by plane?

Fly to Vienna International Airport (Schwechat)
or to Bratislava Airport, Slovakia – only 70 kilometers from Vienna

What is the best way to get from the airport to the city centre?

  • Trains/Express Trains:
    • "Schnellbahn" S7: The S7 is the regional connection run by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) between Vienna International Airport and Vienna city centre. The journey to the station “Wien Mitte-Landstraße” takes about 24 min. 
      Timetable: from the airport to Vienna: every 30 minutes between 04:42 and 23:48.
      Fare: single ticket for one adult: EUR 4.40 (one way). Link: http://www.oebb.at
    • City Airport Train CAT: This airport train is the nonstop connection between the station “Wien Mitte / Landstrasse” and Vienna international Airport. The ride takes approx. 16 min.
      Timetable: from the airport to “Wien Mitte / Landstrasse”: from 06:08 to 23:38 every 30 minutes.
      Fare: one way ticket for one adult EUR 14.90 (one way) Link: http://www.cityairporttrain.com/

How to get to the venue?

Underground station: 1 min walk from the “Herrengasse” stop on Line U3 (orange line) 
Venue: Palais Niederösterreich, Herrengasse 13, 1010 Vienna

how to reach the venue

Link on Google maps

List of recommended hotels

We recommend reserving accommodation as soon as possible as hotels in Vienna are often fully booked in spring.
Room rates are listed as in November 2023.

Motel one Wien Staatsoper *** 
(1 km away from the venue, 13 min walking distance or by underground 10 min)
Elisabethstraße 5, 1010 Vienna
For bookings please use the following link: https://www.motel-one.com/de/hotels/wien/hotel-wien-staatsoper/?hotel=804&ocb=0
Email: wien-staatsoper@motel-one.com 
Tel: +43 1 5850505
Room rates: EUR 122 per night (single room/double room); breakfast EUR 15.90 per person / per night
Distance to Venue: 2 min walk to the underground station “Karlsplatz” U1 (red line), 2 min to station “Stephansplatz” then change to U3 (orange line), 2 min to station “Herrengasse”, 1 min walk

Ruby Sofie Hotel Vienna *** 
(2.3 km away from the venue, 30 min walking distance or by underground 15 min)
Marxergasse 17, 1030 Vienna
Tel: +43 1 205 771 200
For reservations please use the following link and enter the Ruby code "GSNDH" or email indicating (“Gesundheit Österreich") CODE: GSNDH to sofie@ruby-hotels.com
Room rates: EUR 134 per night (single room); breakfast EUR 20 Euro per person / per night
Distance to Venue: 8 min walk to the underground station “Wien Mitte-Landstraße” U3 (orange line), 4 min on U3 to “Herrengasse”, 1 min walk 

 

Ruby Lissi Hotel Vienna *** 
(1.2 km away from the venue, 15 min walking distance or by underground 10 min)
Fleischmarkt 19, 1010 Vienna
Tel: +43 89 12 50 952 10
For reservations please use the following link and enter the Ruby code "GSNDH" or email indicating (“Gesundheit Österreich") CODE: GSNDH to sofie@ruby-hotels.com
Room rates: EUR 153 per night (single room); breakfast EUR 20 Euro per person / per night
Distance to Venue: 5 min walk to the underground station “Stubentor” U3 (orange line), 3 min on U3 to “Herrengasse”, 1 min walk

Indicated prices may be subject to change.

Vienna Tourist Board also provides a booking service and would be pleased to reserve your accommodation in all categories (hotels, B&Bs, seasonal hotels and apartments).

Their list of accommodation facilities helps you to find the right lodgings for your stay in Vienna. For most establishments, bookings can be made immediately without further inquiries. Please visit: https://www.wien.info/en 

Vienna – General Information