Travel and lodging

Vienna lies at the heart of Europe. Vienna-Schwechat Airport is located outside the city limits and offers ideal connections to the rest of the world. Vienna can also be easily reached by train.

Fly in by plane

If you are travelling to Vienna by plane, you will arrive either at Vienna International Airport, Austria, or at Bratislava Milan Rastislav Štefánik Airport, Slovakia.

Vienna International Airport, Austria

To get fromVienna International Airport to the city center, you can take one of the following means of transportation:

  • The City Airport Train (CAT) leaves every half hour from the airport to the city center (subway station Landstraße/Wien Mitte). The trip takes 16 minutes.
  • Airport Express busses from the Vienna Airport Lines connect the Vienna International Airport and the city center
  • The S7 Schnellbahn from the airport to the city center. Take the train towards Wien Mitte. Please make sure to board a train heading for Wolfsthal or Flughafen, when going to the airport. For more information go to
  • A taxi (starting at 29€)

Bratislava Milan Rastislav Štefánik Airport, Slovakia

  • Bratislava Airport is located 65km from the center of Vienna. The bus connection Bratislava-Vienna can be looked up at the websites of different private companies. For further information, please visit the website of Bratislava Airport. The trip takes approximately 90 minutes.

From train stations

Visit for your travel plans via train. All of Vienna's train stations are connected to the public transport system. For further information, visit, the website of Vienna's public transportation.


Recommended Hotels

We recommend a couple of Hotels from exclusive (red) to budget (green). Please book individualy. Special rates are usual, when you mention, that you visit a conference organized by TU Wien and/ or the Semantic Web Company.