Accomodation & Travelling


BOKU has special offers at a selected number of hotels in Vienna. Please directly ask at the hotel for a special price as visitor of BOKU. Find the list with the hotels with a good price and/or a good location following the link below. In case of any question contact the organizing committee.

Hotels with good prices or in a good location in Vienna.


There are many options where to arrive in Vienna. You find here listed a few places to arrive.

Arrival by Plane

When you arrive at the Vienna International Airport (Wien-Schwechat) you will be in the Bundesland (Federal State) of Lower Austria, about 15 kilometres south of Vienna. Further information about the ariport is available online:

There are several possibilities to get to the city centre:

  • by bus
  • by suburban railway (S-Bahn 7)
  • by the City Airport Train (CAT)
  • by taxi 

Check timetables and fares online:

Regular bus transfers take you from the airport to the city centre (Morzinplatz/Schwedenplatz, Westbahnhof). The ride takes about 20-45 minutes depending on traffic. You can buy a ticket from the driver (cash).

Suburban Railway (S-Bahn 7)
The S-Bahn stops in Wien Mitte – Landstraße (underground U3, U4, surbuban railways, buses and trams), Praterstern (U1, U2, surbuban railways, buses and trams), Handelskai (U6, S45, surbuban railways and buses) and Florisdorf (U6, surbuban railways buses and trams). A ride takes 20 – 45 min depending on your destination.

City Airport Train (CAT)
The CAT is the fastest and most expensive public transport connecting the airport to Landstraße – Wien Mitte (U3, U4, surbuban railways buses and trams).

A taxi to the centre is around € 27 to € 50 (depends on the traffic and destination).  Airportservice from the Taxi Company 40100 - ask for the Airportfee 36 Euros to all destinations in Vienna or from Vienna.

Arrival by Train...

... at Hauptbahnhof
Most of the trains arrive at the new main station (Hauptbahnhof).
The main station is located at the subway station “Südtirolerplatz” (U1). Tram D takes you directly to the centre (Karlsplatz with connections to U1, U2 and U4).
Furthermore, you can take tram O and 18 (to the “Westbahnhof”) or the buses 13A and 69A. There is also a suburban train stop at the “Hauptbahnhof”.
... at Wien Meidling
If you arrive at the train station Wien Meidling you can take the subway U6.
... at Westbahnhof
From the Westbahnhof, you can take the underground U3 (orange) and U6 (brown) as well as trams 5, 6, 9, 18, 52 and 58.

Arrival by Bus

The main bus station for big bus carriers like Eurolines is located in Erdberg where you can get on the underground U3 (orange). Travel in the direction of “Ottakring” to reach the city centre.

Arrival by Car

It is advisable to only use a car in Vienna in the outer districts and for excursions (in most districts, including the 18th where the conference venue at BOKU is located, a “Parkpickerl” or parking permit is required). Information on Parking in Vienna (e.g. Short term Parking!)