Getting to the EGU General Assembly Venue
The Austria Center Vienna (ACV), the venue for the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2011, is located next to the station “Kaisermühlen/Vienna Int. Centre” on subway line U1 running from the city centre (Stephansplatz) to Leopoldau. A Vienna metro plan (in pdf) can be found here and a travel planner for Vienna on Wiener Linien’s site (including how to get to and from the airport). A google maps of the Austria Centre Vienna is here and below. The Austria Center Vienna is also reachable via the Airport Bus (Timetable, PDF) running to the station “Wien Kaisermühlen/VIC” close to the ACV.
Getting from Vienna Airport to Vienna City
Vienna’s international airport is at Schwechat, 19 kilometers from the city centre. To get to Vienna city, you can take the City Airport Train (CAT), Suburban railway, buses or a taxi cab. Details are summarised below and available on the airport’s website.
The City Airport Train (CAT) takes 16 minutes from the Airport to Wien Mitte station. Fares are from €10 single (cheaper if brought online). Trains leave every 30 minutes from 06:05 until 23:35.
The S-bahn (S7) takes 24 minutes from the Airport to various stations in Vienna centre (Rennweg (change for Sudbahnhof), Mitte, Praterstern, Traisengasse, Handelskai and Floridsdorf), a timetable is available online with trains leaving approximately every 30 minutes. Trains leave from 04:54 until 00:18. Fares are from €3.60.
There are various bus connections from the airport to the city, taking between 20 and 45 minutes. Buses go through the night and cost from €7 for a single.
Taxis are also available at the airport.