Drivers in Austria

Please note that all (passengers and the driver) must wear seat belts.

People moving two-wheeled motor vehicles must wear a helmet.

In Austria permitted blood alcohol level is 0.5 per mille.

In general, in cities are paid parking zones. Parking tickets can be purchased at Trafika kiosks, parking meters and banks.

In addition, you must pay fares for express roads and highways. For tourists are the following prices:

  • 10-day vignette – 13 euros (cars)

In Austria, the speed limit is:

  • Built-up area: 50 km/h
  • Non built-up area: 100 km/h
  • Expressways: 110 km/h
  • Highways: 130 km/h (on designated three-band highways – 150 km/h)


Arrival to Vienna

Getting from the airport to the center of Vienna

Flughafen Wien Schwechat is about 16 km from the city center. Travel from the airport to the city center is not a problem, because there are several different modes of transport. Unfortunately, they are not cheap, as well as the capital of Austria itself. Anyway to Vienna can be reached through:


City Airport Train
Frequency of courses: about 30 minutes
ticket price: about 10 euros each way, 18 euros in two directions
travel time: about 16 minutes

route: between the train Landstraße station and Wien Mitte airport
the point of departure: a special platform for CAT trains


Express buses Vienna Airport Lines
frequency of courses: every 30 minutes
ticket price: 6 euros one way, 11 euros in two directions
travel time: about 20 minutes
route: airport – city center
time of courses: 00.05 to midnight
Fast urban railway line S7
Price of ticket: about 4.40 euro


A taxi rank is located near the arrivals hall. You can also book a taxi by phone.

tel. 0043 1/7007 internal 35910, 22717
cost from the airport: about 25 to 40 euros
travel time: about 25 minutes