Arriving in Vienna
Most visitors arrive by plane. The Vienna International Airport (VIA) is situated in Schwechat, a town approximately 20 km southeast of the city center. In the arrival halls you will find ATMs, banks and tourist information.
If you arrive by train, you will arrive at the central station - called “Wien Hauptbahnhof”. There you can find ATMs, luggage lockers and a helpful tourist information office.
Internatioanl buses arrive at the Vienna International Busterminal (VIB), that also offers ATMs as well as luggage lockers.
Vienna is connected to Germany and Hungary via major highways, north and south.
However arriving in car is not recommended.
Parking in central Vienna is expensive. Street parking tickets cost 1,-€ per 30 minutes, public garages take up to 5.-€ per hour.
Parking in suburb districts do not cost anything, unless it is a short-term parking zone. The disadvantage is that parking spaces are rare.
Using a park&ride faciltiy iin the outskirts costs about 3€ a day. From there you can take the public transport system.
If you plan on driving on Austria'shighways you have to purchase the so called “vignette” - a sticker on your windscreen that can be purchased at petrol stations – it costs about 7,90€ for 10 days or 70,.€ for a year.