How to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) ✈️ to the City Center
Vienna International Airport (VIE), also known as Flughafen Wien-Schwechat, is the largest airport in Austria and is located about 18 km southeast of the main city center. Upon arrival, you can reach downtown Vienna by Express train, Regional train, Suburban train (called “S-Bahn”), Airport Bus, Taxi, Welcome Pickups (Private Transfer), Uber or Car Sharing.
This guide compares all available airport transfers at Vienna Airport (VIE) according to classic travel factors. This includes travel time, cost per person (pp), a short route description and links to book or buy tickets.
Overview of all transfer options from Vienna Airport to the City Center (e.g. Central Station “Hauptbahnhof” & “Wien Mitte”)
|Express train||16 Min.||14,90 €||Details|
|Regional train||15 Min.||4,40 €||Details|
|Suburban train||25 Min.||4,40 €||Details|
|Airport Bus||30 Min.||9,50 €||Details|
|Taxi||25 Min.||35‑45 €||Details|
|25 Min.||60 €||Details|
|Uber||25 Min.||35‑45 €||Details|
• There may be waiting times at the taxi rank if there are high volume of passengers. In this case, a pre-booked transfer (e.g. via Welcome Pickups) is the more faster and comfortable option.
• The optimal transfer depends on the number of travelers, budget and available time.
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