Vienna airport departure hall

Getting there from Vienna

From Vienna, you can reach the airport easily and comfortably in several ways.

From Vienna, you can reach the airport easily and comfortably in several ways. From the Vienna airport train station, it’s just a short indoor walk to the terminal building. Step-free access is also available.

Check in while still in the city centre and drop off your baggage in the City Air Terminal at Wien Mitte/Landstraße station.

CAT (City Airport Train)

The City Airport Train or CAT rail shuttle takes passengers from the city centre directly to Vienna Airport in just 16 minutes. The trains travel from Wien Mitte-Landstraße Station to the airport and back every half-hour. Passengers won’t even need to wait until they get to the airport to check in for their flight - they will be able to do so at the City Air Terminal itself, using check-in counters and self-service terminals provided at Wien Mitte-Landstraße, 75 minutes or more before their flight departs.

To ensure you reach your flight not just as quickly as possible but also as comfortably, you can drop your luggage off at the City Air Terminal. From there, it is taken directly to the airport and loaded onto your flight. To find out whether or not the airline you’re travelling with supports the Check-In service at Wien Mitte-Landstraße, go to the "Services" section of the City Airport Trains website.


The ÖBB railjets take you non-stop from Vienna Main station to Vienna International Airport in only 15 minutes. The ÖBB railjet trains leave Vienna Main station from 5:42 until 22:12 every half an hour and Vienna International Airport from 6:33 until 23:03.

The ÖBB railjet trains also stop at Wien Meidling, the shortest journey time to Vienna International Airport is 27 minutes. In some cases, it is necessary to change at Vienna Main station.

Vienna Airport Lines

Passengers can also travel from Vienna out to the airport on buses operated by Vienna AirportLines. Three separate bus connections are located at key points in the centre of the capital:

  • VAL1: Airport Vienna-Westbahnhof via Vienna Main Station
  • VAL2: Airport Vienna-Vienna Morzinplatz/ Schwedenplatz
  • VAL3: Airport Vienna-Vienna Donauzentrum-Kagran via Krieau/Fair Vienna and Vienna International Centre (VIC)

Information about all the stopping-off points along the way and precise departure times is available at the Vienna Airport Lines Website