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Airports in Austria

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).

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WA Mozart Salzburg International Airport (SZG)

Overview

Salzburg WA Mozart International Airport is one of the most pleasant airports in the world. It is Austria's second largest airports and is conveniently close to the Ski Amadé region.

Salzburg International Airport is well-connected to other airports across Europe and many budget carriers offer flights to Salzburg. The relaxing Visitors Terrace is a great place for passengers to spend any extra time at the airport as it's an open-air deck with great views of the runways.

Location

The airport is located 3 miles (about 5km) southwest of the city.

Getting to the city

You can make use of public bus lines 2, 8 and 27 to get from Salzburg Airport to the downtown area. Tickets can be purchased from the conductor, and cost €2.10 for adults and €1.10 for children. Bus line #2 goes between Hauptbahnhof railway station and the airport every 10-20 minutes, and takes about 20 minutes to complete the journey. Bus line #27 departs the airport every 15-20 minutes, and serves Hauptbahnhof via Wals/Viehhausen (journey time is approximately 40 minutes). Bus line #8 operates from Monday to Saturday only, departing every 10 minutes from the airport via Salzburg city centre (15 minutes), and terminating at the park and ride Alpensiedlung.

Time

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between April and October).

Contacts

Tel: +43 662 85800

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Innsbruck - Kranebitten Airport (INN)

Overview

Nestled in the Tyrolean Alps, Innsbruck Airport is a convenient airport for skiers headed to the popular ski resorts of the Austrian Alps. Located just 2.5 miles (3km) from Innsbruck, the airport is a modestly-sized facility with a selection of duty-free shops and restaurants located in the single terminal.

Flights to Innsbruck Airport are available mostly on a seasonal basis, with flights available to destinations including Moscow, Berlin, London, Belfast, Amsterdam, Ibiza and Sharm-el-Sheikh.

Location

The airport is located 2.5 miles (about 4km) west of Innsbruck.

Getting to the city

Public bus route F connects Innsbruck Airport with the city centre. Journey time is about 18 minutes, and costs €1.50.

Time

Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between April and October).

Contacts

Tel: +43 512 225 250

see full airport guide


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

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