A multitude of international airlines access Vienna International Airport in Schwechat. On the airport's web site you find flight information, an airport map, as well as information about transport into the city center. You will have the following options:
Connections: From Schwedenplatz, take the subway line U1 to Karlsplatz, from Wien Mitte take the subway line U4 to Karlsplatz. Find a map of the subway/metro/railway system of Vienna here.
Arriving in Graz or Linz, you will have to take the train to travel to Vienna. For further information see Arrival by train. Passengers from Graz will arrive at Wien Südbahnhof (travel time about 2 h 40 min), passengers from Linz will arrive at Wien Westbahnhof (travel time about 2 h).
The airport of Bratislava in Slovakia is within 1-2 hour's distance to Vienna and might thus be an alternative for arrival. Both busses and trains connect Bratislava and Vienna. Airport information:
Bus connections to Vienna:
If you prefer to travel by train you will find necessary travel information at the web site of the Austrian Federal Railways.
Travellers arriving at Südbahnhof (coming from south, east or north-east), either
Travellers arriving at Westbahnhof (coming from the west), take the subway line U3 to Stephansplatz and from there subway line U1 to Karlsplatz. You will find a map of the subway/metro/railway system of Vienna here.
Vienna public transport is very comfortable and the easiest way to get around, parking facilities within Vienna city center are limited and expensive, so we do not recommend arriving by car.
Should you prefer to reach Vienna by car, please bear in mind to include the official highway toll label for Austrian motorways (the vignette). Information at http://www.vignette.at, price for a 10 day car vignette is currently EUR 7,70.
Parking in the streets in central Vienna during daytime is restricted to residents with special permit or short periods (you will need a ticket called "Kurzparkschein" for short periods).
The Freihaus building (i.e. conference site) provides an underground parking garage. Entrance is in Operngasse 13, at the backside of the Freihaus building.