Vienna International Airport is situated around 18.5km by road from the city centre of Vienna, Austria - A journey which takes around 21 minutes by car. It is the biggest airport in Austria, and its history dates back to 1938, when it was originally used as a military airport during WWII.
Vienna International Airport Information
Vienna Airport is comprised of three terminals - Terminal 1 (which includes the standalone Terminal 1a building), Terminal 2 (closed for refurbishment until 2017), and Terminal 3. The terminal you will depart from or arrive into will depend on the airline you are flying with.
The terminals offer a range of services and facilities for passengers to make their journey more comfortable, convenient and enjoyable.
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport, as well as meeting rooms in the airport’s conference centre for those who need to conduct business. There is also the VISITAIR Centre, which offers a tour around the airport - perfect for those who wish to learn more about the airport and its aircraft.
Luggage services offered at the airport include a left luggage service, safety deposit boxes, baggage wrapping, and bike transportation boxes for those travelling with their bicycles. The airport has several ATMs, and as well currency exchange desks.
The airport also has a prayer room on level 2 of Terminal 3, and is publicly accessible around the clock, without a boarding pass. Additional prayer rooms can be found on level 3 of Terminal 3 and the Plaza, and these are accessible with a boarding pass only.
There is also a wide range of shopping and dining outlets - Options will vary depending on whether you are departing from or arriving into Vienna Airport, and which terminal you are flying into or out of.
If you need further information, there are information desks located on the departure levels of Terminal 1, and Terminal 3, as well as one information desk in the Terminal 3 arrivals hall.
There is a wide range of transport options for those travelling to or from Vienna Airport. The City Airport Train is the fastest way to travel to the city centre - journeys between the airport and the city centre take just 16 minutes, and cost €12 (approx $17.50 AUD) one way, or €19 (approx. $27.70 AUD) return. There are also bus services connecting the airport with Vienna, and various regional destinations in Austria, as well as international bus services available from Vienna Airport to destinations in Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic.
Taxis are available both to and from the airport, and a trip between the airport and the city centre should cost around €35-40 (around $51-58 AUD).
The above information is correct as of August 2016. Please check all travel details and costs closer to your dates of travel.