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Austria – Public transport.

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Here are some public transport websites for cities and regions in Austria:

Verkehrsverbund Ost-Region (VOR) – public transport network for the eastern region of Austria, which includes Vienna, Lower Austria, and Burgenland.

Styria Verbund LinieVorarlberg LinesTiroler Verkehrsbetriebe

Note: This is not an exhaustive list, and there may be other regional public transport networks in Austria with their own websites.

 

Buses.

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ÖBB IntercityBus & Train / Eurolines Austria

Postbus – is a public transport bus company that operates throughout Austria, with a focus on rural and regional areas.

FlixBus – is a long-distance bus company that operates throughout Austria and Europe.

Blaguss – private bus company that operates charter and shuttle services throughout Austria and Europe.

Trains.

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ÖBB – official website of the Austrian Federal Railways, which provides information about train schedules, fares, and routes throughout Austria. + ÖBB SCOTTY – you can access schedule information for any type of public transport at any time in order to plan your route.

The only competitor to ÖBB is WestBahn on the Salzburg ⇔ Linz ⇔ Vienna line.

Alpen Express is a sleeper train that takes you directly from Amsterdam to Austria’s most famous ski areas in Tirol.

Eurail – Helping travelers to discover Europe since 1959. 30,000+ destinations across 33 countries in Europe, all with just one rail pass.

Rail Europe – information and booking services for train travel throughout Europe, including Austria.

⇒ Also сheck оut мore info: *Rail travel in Austria / Rail travel in Europe (wikivoyage.org)

Airports.

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Vienna International Airport (map), located 18 km (11 mi) southeast of the city center. City Airport Train — non-stop airport transfer to Vienna.

+ St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport

For traveling to Western Austria it may make sense to fly into Munich airport. While Bratislava does not have nearly as many connections as Munich or Vienna, it is only about 70 kilometers from Vienna and there is a direct bus service.

Waterways.

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Riverboats on the Danube include connections with LinzBratislava and Budapest, but are slower and more expensive than other options.

LOD — Run a fast hydrofoil between Vienna and Bratislava May–October with up to two daily departures.

Twin City Liner — A fast catamaran between Vienna and Bratislava March–December with up to four daily departures.

Mahart Passnave — Operate a fast hydrofoil between Vienna and Budapest May–October with daily departures during the peak season.

Car.

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Renting a car for a couple of days is a good way to go off the beaten track. Driving in Austria is normally quite pleasant as the country is small and the roads are in good condition, not congested and offer fantastic scenery.

⇒ Also сheck оut мore info: *Driving in Austria (wikivoyage.org)

Useful websites.

Links to additional resources with useful information for planning your trip.

VISAS & IMMIGRATION.

In this section, you may find information on regulations for travelling and residing in Austria. ⇒ Federal Ministry of the Interior

ÖBB TRANSPORT.

The main passenger transport operator throughout Austria. These are not only trains, but also buses. + Special offers for tourists.

Visit Vienna.

Our article about the city of Vienna. Information about the city’s attractions, culture, events, and activities. Public transport.

Austrian National Library: This is the largest library in Austria and provides information on Austria’s cultural heritage, including exhibitions and events.

Vienna Unwrapped: This website provides information on cultural events, festivals, concerts, exhibitions, and other activities taking place in Vienna and other Austrian cities throughout the year. The website is run by a local travel writer and is updated regularly with the latest information and insider tips.