Vienna International Airport Guide (VIE)

Airport info
Code: VIE
Wien-Flughafen, 1300 Schwechat, Austria

Vienna International Airport is located 16km (10 miles) southeast of Vienna.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +43
+43 1 7007 22233
Timezone: GMT ++01:00
Vienna International Airport map

The largest airport in Austria, Vienna International Airport serves the country’s capital, Vienna and is also a hub for Austrian Airlines. Our Vienna International Airport guide includes information relating to terminal facilities, public transportation access and nearby accommodation options.

Airport news

 The airport's management have decided that any rebuilding or renovation of the now closed Terminal 2 won't begin until 2017.


Information desks can be found in the check-in areas and at the bus station. The airport has a 24-hour flight information service (tel: +43 1 7007 22233).

Transfer between terminals

The check-in areas (known as Check-in 1, Check-in 1A, Check-in 2 and Check-in 3) are housed in one building and are within walking distance of each other.

Driving directions

The quickest route from the city centre to the airport is via the E58, which leads from the city in a south-eastward direction. This road directly passes the airport, exit at junction 13 and follow the road to the terminal complex.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail: The City Airport Train (tel: +43 1 25250; runs to the City Air Terminal at Wien Mitte station in central Vienna (journey time: 16 minutes; fare: €12).

Public transport road

Bus: Vienna Airport Lines' ( bus 1185 runs between the airport and city centre (journey time: 22minutes; fare: €8). Bus 1187 serves Westbahnhof railway station (journey time: 45 minutes; fare €8) and Meidling Bahnhof (journey time: 30 minutes). Bus 1183 serves other destinations in the city, including Stadion Center and Hotel NH Danube City. Buses depart from outside the central arrivals hall. FlixBus (tel: +49 1 807 1239 9123; also runs a bus service between Vienna Airport and the city centre (journey time: 20 minutes; fare: €5).

Taxis: Taxis to the city leave from outside the central arrivals hall. Taxis are offered by a range of providers, including Airport Driver (tel: +43 1 22822; and Vienna Airport Cabs (tel: +43 676 407 1081; Fares into the city centre start at around €25 (but the average fare is approximately €33) and the journey time is generally around 20 minutes, depending on traffic. For price comparisons, visit Flughafentaxi Wien (

Terminal facilities


Banks and foreign exchange services are available in the departures and public areas of the terminal. There are also numerous ATMs throughout the airport.


A wide range of cafés, snack bars, restaurants and bars can be found within the terminal, both before and after the security checkpoints.


There are more than 70 shops offering a wide variety of gifts, designer clothing and food, including duty-free outlets for those travelling outside the European Union.


Porters (tel: +43 1 7007 33140/1) are available on request at a small charge. Luggage trolleys are also available. There is a 24-hour left-luggage facility (tel: +43 1 7007 22207) and safety deposit boxes in the main arrivals area. A lost property service (tel: +43 1 7007 22233) is on hand to deal with lost or found items.


There is a 24-hour emergency medical service (tel: +43 1 7007 22245) that can deal with emergencies throughout the airport. Chapels are situated in the departure area of Check-in 1 and public area of Check-in 3.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

The VIP Terminal houses conference facilities, which can be booked via Vienna Airport Handling (tel: +43 1 7007 26812). The NH Vienna Airport hotel (tel: +43 1 701 510; also has meeting facilities, as part of the Office Park complex.

There are 10 executive lounges within the departure areas. These offer facilities such as showers, refreshments and work space.

Disabled facilities

Disabled toilets, lifts and accessible telephones are available within the terminal. Wheelchair provision and assistance should be requested prior to arrival.

Disabled parking spaces are available in long-term car parks P3, P4 and C, as well as short-term car park K3. Half-price parking rates apply to those with the relevant permits or identification – contact the airport parking office (tel: +43 1 7007 22886) for more information.

Passengers should notify the relevant airline at least 48 hours before their arrival at the airport.

Car parking

There are five car parks with space for more than 20,000 vehicles in total. The short-term K1 (for drop-off) and K3 (for pick-up) car parks are directly opposite the terminal. The long-term multistorey car parks P3 and P4 are connected to the terminals, while car park C is opposite the Office Park.

Car rental

Hire cars from the following companies can be pre-booked and collected at the airport: Avis, Buchbinder, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Megadrive, Sixt and Thrifty. 


There is one on-site hotel at Vienna International Airport; this is located directly opposite the terminal building. A range of major hotels are available in the city centre, some of which offer a shuttle service for arriving and departing guests.

NH Vienna Airport Hotel

01) 701 510.

The stylish 500-room NH Vienna Airport Hotel is located directly opposite the terminal buildings at Vienna International Airport. The hotel has its own restaurant and provides event space for up to 600 delegates.

Hotel Das Reinisch

(01) 707 0444.

Boasting a restaurant and function rooms for up to 220 people, Hotel Das Reinisch is in nearby Schwechat, between the airport and city. The hotel has a choice of rooms or apartments that are well equipped for the business traveller.

Mannswörtherstrasse 76, 2320 Schwechat, Austria

Boutiquehotel Hein

(01) 707 1950.

A boutique hotel aimed towards the business traveller, Boutiquehotel Hein offers free Wi-Fi access, meeting space and ‘park and fly’ packages. There is also a fitness area and a sauna for those wishing to unwind before or after their flight. The hotel is located near the airport in Schwechat.