By car and bus
As tolls are compulsory on all motorways and expressways in Austria, you will also need a vignette to use Vienna's city motorways. You can find detailed information on the toll charges here. The route planner will help you find the best way to Vienna.
Parking in Vienna
Parking fees in the short-stay parking zone apply to almost the entire Vienna metropolitan area. The short-stay parking zone operates in all districts from Monday to Friday, from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm, for a maximum stay of two hours. You can find detailed information on the short-stay parking zone and where to park on the pages covering Parking in Vienna...
You can park your car for longer periods at affordable rates in one of Vienna's Park & Ride garages.
You can obtain the latest road condition report from the Austrian Automobile Club ÖAMTC on tel. 0 800 120 120 (from outside Austria on +43-800-120 120) and at www.oeamtc.at and www.arboe.at .
Car rentals in Vienna:
- ARAC Europcar
- Auto Europe (car hire broker)
- Enterprise Rent-a-car
- Union Car
Bus connections within Austria
The well developed public bus network of Postbus brings you from the surrounding provinces to Vienna safely and in comfort.
International bus connections
The international Eurolines long-distance bus routes connect all of Europe to Vienna. Full details on timetables, online bookings etc. can be found at www.eurolines.com
The long-distance bus company Flixbus offers bus routes throughout Europe. More information at www.flixbus.com
Bus service providers can compare trips in Europe and make bookings on the portal Omio. More information at www.omio.com
The Bus Drivers' Guide of the Vienna Tourist Board informs bus and coach drivers about bus parking places, parking fees for buses and boarding/disembarking points for guests at Vienna's attractions.
There are three major bus terminals in Vienna:
- International Bus Terminal – Vienna Central Station (Wien Hauptbahnhof)
- The Vienna Bus Terminal Stadion Center near the Prater
- VIB - Vienna International Busterminal in Erdberg. Online bookings for many bus journeys can be made on the website of the VIB.