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Vienna International

Vienna International Airport (VIE)

Overview

With three terminals, including a dedicated low-cost carrier terminal, it's easy to find flights to Vienna International Airport. Vienna International Airport is located in Schwechat County, which is just eleven miles (18 km) from central Vienna. Travellers simply stopping over at Vienna Airport should try to schedule in a behind-the-scenes airport tour run by the VISITAIR Centre.

Vienna International Airport is the perfect entry (or exit) point to the capital of Austria with its Baroque architecture, musical heritage and gourmet food. The airport has a range of souvenir shops as well as a great selection of restaurants and coffee kiosks. The friendly airport staff and the easy to navigate airport make Vienna International a welcome stop on any leisure traveller or business person's flight itinerary.

Location

The airport is located 11 miles (18km) southeast of Vienna.

Getting to the city

Local trains and buses leave regularly for Vienna. There is also a City Airport Train, which provides a fast and direct service to the centrally located City Air Terminal that is connected to the underground, bus and tram networks. Trains depart every 30 minutes and operate between 6:05am to 11:35pm costing €9 for the 16 minute ride. The S7 train also connects with Vienna every 30 minutes, although the ride is a bit longer with several stops.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 between April and October).

Contacts

Tel: +43 (0)1 7007 22233 (24-hour telephone information service).

Car rental

Car hire companies include Avis, Hertz, Budget, Sixt and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

There are taxis available from in front of the arrivals hall, call +43 7007 35910 to arrange bookings. The taxi fare is metered and will be about €35 to the city centre, and the drive takes around 30 minutes.

Facilities

There are more than 70 shops, including duty-free, as well as various restaurants and bars in both terminals. Bureaux de change and banks are available. Other facilities include airline lounges, luggage storage, business centres, Internet cafes and wireless Internet access, and a medical centre.

Parking

Vienna International Airport has two multi-storey car parks connected to the terminal via covered walkways. Parking fees range from €3.40 per hour to €31.50 per day. Short-term lots K1 and K3 cost €3.70 per hour and the long-term lot, Park C, while still within walking distance of the terminal, attracts an hourly rate of €3.20 or costs €21.50 daily.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.viennaairport.com

Airlines

Most major European carriers offer flights to Vienna. These include Aer Lingus, Air Berlin, Air France, Alitalia, Iberia, B&H, SunExpress, Germanwings, InterSky and British Airways. Airlines offering flights to Vienna from Africa, Asia and the Americas are Qantas, Sky Airlines, JAL, American Airlines and Air New Zealand as well as many others. Vienna International Airport serves as a hub for Austrian Airlines and Niki Airlines, which both offer cheap flights to Vienna.

Internet

Wifi is freely accessible throughout the airport 24 hours a day.

Business Lounges

Business services ranging from wi-fi to cable TV, workstations, newspapers and shower facilities are available at the AIR Lounge and the JET Lounge. Buffet facilities are also available and access to the lounges is €24. Conference facilities are available in the VIP terminal or at the on-site NH Hotel.


Vienna International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.