You’ve decided to hold your event in Austria? A warm welcome to you! Whether you’re arriving by car, train or plane – your visit to Austria will be worth your while. Here you’ll find more information on the easiest way to arrive in Austria and other helpful hints.
Train bridge at Castle Wiesberg Tyrol
With a wide range of flights to and from Austria, Austrian Airlines AG is the ideal partner to the Austrian convention business. Numerous international awards bear witness of the airline’s high service and quality, combining the typical Austrian charm and hospitality with elevated technical standards. Currently, the fleet serves a route network of 120 destinations all over the world. Apart from its strong presence in Western Europe its successful “Focus-East-Strategy” has made it the market leader also in Eastern Europe. The worldwide Star Alliance association, to which Austrian Airlines is member, serves 1077 destinations.
Austrian Airlines is the official carrier to more than 70 international congresses and meetings in Austria and contributes significantly to Vienna’s ranking on top of the ICCA destinations worldwide. We shall gladly assist you with creating tailor-made packages.16 minutes to the city centre
In just 16 minutes, the City Airport Train (CAT) takes you from Vienna-Schwechat Airport to the terminal Wien-Mitte (underground U3/U4 Wien-Landstrasse) in down- town Vienna where you may also check in your luggage upon departure. www.cityairporttrain.com Arrival by train
The Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) network covers some 11,000km and is fully integrated into the European railroad network. A dovetailed, interval-based timetable with one- and two-hour intervals on all major Austrian routes ensures rapid transfers. www.oebb.at Entering Austria
Austria is a member of the European Union and the Schengen Convention. EU-citizens require an official ID to enter Austria. Citizens from non-EU countries are advised to obtain information about the regulations governing entry into Austria applicable to their country before starting their trip. While there are no border controls between Schengen coun- tries, it is still mandatory to carry an ID.
Information on passport and visa requirements for Austria: www.aussenministerium.atwww.bmeia.gv.at/en/foreign-ministry.html Customs regulations
For EU citizens, the regulations applicable within the European Union apply. Travellers from non-European countries require a valid passport that entitles them to a three-month stay in Austria. Visitors from these countries may only import “personal travel goods” customs-free, i.e. such goods as they need on a temporary basis for their personal use or consumption or to exercise their profession.
More information at: www.bmf.gv.at