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3 Essential tips to use Vienna public transport

Vienna Airport is a large airport with more than 25 million passengers every year. This number is growing every year, that means that loth of people will need transportation from Vienna Airport to the city center.

So let's look at what are options to transport from Vienna Airport to City Center.


Bus from Vienna Airport to the city center

Bus transport from Vienna Airport is very well developed, there is plenty of companies which offer transfer from Vienna Airport.

When you travel by bus from Vienna Airport main disadvantage of this transport method is that you pay ticket per person and you have a fixed location of drop off. This is the main locations where you can get with bus from Vienna Airport, more precisely destination where you can get from or to Vienna Airport with bus:

  • Vienna Airport – Morzinplatz/Schwedenplatz - 23 minutes ride.
  • Morzinplatz/Schwedenplatz – Vienna Airport - 21 minutes ride
  • Vienna Airport – Vienna Westbahnhof (Europaplatz) - 45 minutes ride.
  • Vienna Westbahnhof (Europaplatz) – Vienna Airport p - 45 minutes ride.

The average time you need to get from Vienna Airport is 23 minutes, but sometimes traffic jam can cause delay. When you arrive in the city center you will need to change one or more transport methods to get close to your accommodation and then you need to walk. So you will need in an average hour or more to get from your flight to your hotel, that can be very exhausting especially if you had a long flight before landing to Vienna Airport.

Cost of the bus from Vienna airport to city center is 8 person for an adult in one way If you buy return tickets price will be 13 euros. So this is the cheapest way of transportation if you travel alone and its the longest way to transfer from Vienna airport to city center…

The bus from Vienna Airport to Vienna Westbahnhof Station is available from 04:30 am to 12:30 am every 30 minutes.

The bus from Vienna Airport to Morzinplatz/Schwedenplatz: Drive last 22 minutes at 01:15 am, 02:45 am, 04:45 am and after 04:45 till next morning 1.15 am you can catch airport transfer buses every 30 minutes.

The bus from Vienna Airport to Vienna Airport – Donauzentrum is available from 06:00 am till 09:00 pm every 39 minutes.

But one more thing needed to be mention, the airport bus is cheapest but if your hotel is not near drop location, in addition, you will need to buy tickets for other transport methods to your hotel. So transport via bus from Vienna Airport can cost you 12 - 20 euros per person!



Train from Vienna Airport to City Center

Vienna city can be proud of their train transport system. If you want to travel by train from Vienna Airport to the city center you can choose between three companies:

  • CAT - City Airport Train
  • OBB Railjet
  • Express Train s7


CAT from Vienna Airport to the city center

CAT is the fastest transfer method from Vienna Airport to the city center. It travels only 16 minutes in one direction, and you can catch CAT train every 30 minutes from or to Vienna Airport. You don't depend on traffic jams, you will be right on time when its planned to get to the city center or Vienna Airport.

You can check at CAT Air terminal at Wien Mitte every day from 05:00 am to 09:00 pm, but you need to be passenger of one of these Airline companies: Eurowings, Level, Aeroflot, Austrian, Luxor, Airlines Group, Lufthansa, Rossiya Airlines, US Airways, and Peoples Vienna line.

From Vienna Airport to the City Air Terminal (Wien Mitte):

  • from 06:09 am to 11:39 pm, every 30 minutes

From the City Air Terminal (Wien Mitte) to Vienna Airport:

  • from 05:37 am to 11:07 pm, every 30 minutes

Transport from Vienna Airport to the city center via CAT cost 12 euros for one way ticket and 21 euro for a two-way ticket. But if you need to travel from the city center you will need to pay the additional cost of another transport method. There is one interesting option you can combine CAT with Hop on - Hop off the bus but this will cost you 39 euros.

OBB Railjet from Vienna Airport to the city center

OBB is Austrian state company which offers transfer from the airport and further transport to other destination inside Vienna city district.

Departure times:

From Vienna Airport to Vienna Main Station and Wien Meidling station:

  • from the Vienna airport 06:33 am to 11:03 pm, every 30 minutes

From Vienna Main Station and Wien Meidling station to Vienna Airport:

  • from Wien Meidling 05:34 am to 10.00 pm, every 30 minutes
  • from Vienna Main Station 05.42 am to 10:12 pm, every 30 minutes

Price is one of the advantages it's 4,20 euros for an adult ( 1,8 euros from Vienna AIrport to city center + 2,4 euros to other parts of Vienna city.

Express train S7 from Vienna Airport to the city center

S7 train is also part of the state Austrian company and offers everyday transport from Vienna Airport to the city center, ride last 25 minutes.

Departure times:

From Vienna Airport to the city:

  • from 05:18 am to 12:18 am, every 30 minutes

From Wien Praterstern station to the airport:

  • from 04:15 am to 11:45 pm, every 30 minutes

From Wien Mitte station to the airport:

  • daily from 04:19 am to 11:49 pm, every 30 minutes

Price is same as for OBB Railjet, 4,20 euros for adults and price inlcudes transport from airport 1,80 euros + ticket to travel via train to Vienna city districts 2,40 euros.



Airport Taxi from Vienna Airport - Flughafen Taxi from Wien Airport

Airport taxi on Vienna Airport is very well developed industries. You will not experience better and cheaper airport shuttle service anywhere in the world. There is a lot of competition so companies in this industry lower prices on the level they are almost without profit. There are so cheap that if you travel in a group of 2 or more people you will pay cheaper for Airport taxi from Vienna airport than Train or Bus from Vienna Airport.

Yes, it’s possible! But choosing the right airport transfer company is the real challenge because there is more than 50 companies which offer this kind of service. And that influence the huge difference in prices. You can pay for a taxi from 23 euros to even 50 euros for the same service. If you want to reserve Airport taxi the best way to find out about companies offers this kind of service is to google it. Terms with most companies are: “Flughafen TAxi Wien”, “Flughafentaxi Wien”, “Airport taxi Wien”...

Airport taxi companies offer fixed price service which means that you will pay the fixed price for service upfront and nothing will cause additional expenses. Our taxi company Fluxi Taxi offer besides fixed price, free WI-FI, free bottle of water, free child seat and free tablet with lowest guaranteed price on the market.

For a ride from Vienna Airport to the city center (Wien 1010) you will pay 25 euros for a limousine for 3 people, for Kombi 29 euros and van 40 euros. If you travel in a group of 3 people you will pay limousine service for only 8,33 euros per person, Kombi 9,66 euros per person and kombi 8 euros per person* but you need to travel in a group of five)

What is included in fixed price to travel by taxi from Vienna Airport?

When you reserve a taxi, a taxi will wait for you at your desired time at the airport. Our driver will monitor flight number you provide, so if your flight is delayed for some reason he will now that and wait for you. You will have a phone number available to check your ride at any time. When you arrive driver will pick you up and drive you from Vienna Airport to the desired destination without any additional cost. You will get to use the free tablet during the ride, also free WI-Fi is available and a bottle of water to refresh after the flight. Safety of children is one of the priorities at Fuxi taxi so we provide free child seat for the youngest passenger. You will be driven to the location of your accommodation and if you reserve back ride to Vienna Airport at desired date and time our driver will pick you up from your accommodation address and drive you to Airport. Ride via taxi from or two Vienna airport last 20 to 25 minutes.

If you want to reserve a ticket please fill the form on the link or call our call center and an operator will guide you to book your airport taxi for a fixed price.

Comparable prices for all transfer methods from or to Vienna Airport:

Company Price Per person if you travel in group of three Time travel When transport is available:
Airport taxi Vienna 8,33 euro 20 min 24/7
Kombi taxi Vienna 9,66 euros 20 min 24/7
Van taxi Vienna 13,33 euros 20 min 24/7
OBB Railjet 4,2 euros 39 min 05:34 am - 09:00 pm
CAT 12 euros 16 min 05:37 am - 10:00 pm
S7 Expres Train 4,2 euros 30 min 04:19 am - 11:49 pm
Bus 8 euros 30 min 04:37 am - 00:30 am