Travel

Travel

Public transport in Vienna is well organized and to avoid traffic jam in a taxi you will receive a 48-hours-ticket for public transport
when registering.

Vienna International Airport is situated approx. 20 km from the meeting places.
Delegates arriving at Vienna Airport can take a regular taxi to the hotel at a rate of about EUR 40.–, ride time approx. 25 minutes.
Special airport taxis which have to be booked in advance at a rate of EUR 33.– (the driver is waiting in the arrival hall).
Tel.: +43 1 22 8 22 or +43 1 44 4 44
More details: http://www.airportdriver.at/en/airport-transfer
City Airport Train (CAT): ride time is about 16 min at a rate of 
EUR 11.– (one way), destination “Landstraße, Wien Mitte”
More details: https://www.cityairporttrain.com/en/home

Registrations desks
17 June 2020 - 8:00 - 19:00 h - House of Engineers, Eschenbachgasse 9, 1010 Vienna
18 June 2020 - 8:00 - 17:30 h - Economic Chamber of Trade, Commerce and Industry, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 63, 1045 Vienna

Public Transport

                      

Public Transport tickets for a single trip: EUR 2,60 (obtainable from ticket machines at Underground stations, tobacconist or Vienna Transport Authority ticket offices)
More details to tickets: http://www.wienerlinien.at/eportal2/ep/channelView.do/pageTypeId/66533/channelId/-47643
More details to maps of public transport: https://www.wienerlinien.at/eportal3/ep/channelView.do/pageTypeId/66533/channelId/-2000644

It is valid on all public transport services in the core zone of Vienna.
You need to stamp your ticket in order to validate it in the blue ticket stampers before boarding. You find the blue ticket stampers

  • onboard of trams and busses
  • at the barriers before entering the underground railway.

Useful information

Electricity supply

For Austria there are two associated plug types, types C and F. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins and plug type F is the plug which has two round pins with two earth clips on the side. Austria operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
Make sure to bring your own plug adaptor if necessary.

Emergency

112 – is the general european emergency phone number

For the diplomatic offices in Austria please visit:
https://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/embassies-consulates/

Austrian shopping hours

Monday-Friday 8:00/9:00 – 18.00
Sunday and holidays closed

NOTES:
Airports and the larger railroad stations usually have shops where you can buy snacks, drinks, tobacco, and reading material after normal business hours.
Bakeries often open earlier than other shops, and supermarkets may stay open until the legal maximum of 7:30 p.m.
Shops in tourist areas often stay open later than normal and have longer weekend hours (including Sunday hours) during high season.