City Airport Train (CAT)

Passengers can check in at the City Air Terminal Wien Mitte daily from 5.00 am to 9.00 pm for selected Star Alliance flights (Austrian Airlines Group, Lufthansa etc.) from 24 hours up to 75 minutes before departure; check-in on the evening before from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm. The exact check-in times can be found either by contacting customer services of the individual airlines or at

Passengers can also check in for flights with Eurowings, Aeroflot and Peoples Viennaline at the City Air Terminal Wien Mitte. There are four staffed check-in counters available. Having checked into the selected airline at the City Air Terminal, passengers can drop off their bags by presenting a valid CAT ticket and receive their boarding pass in return.

Vienna Airport – Wien Mitte
daily from 6.09 am to 11.39 pm every 30 minutes

Wien Mitte – Vienna Airport
daily from 5.37 am to 11.07 pm every 30 minutes

  • Single: €11, return: €19 – discount available with the Vienna City Card
  • Children up to 14 years of age and wheelchair users travel for free
  • Tickets can be purchased at, from ticket machines and from Tourist Info at the airport

CATch the City - Stopover products

If you have a stopover of 4 hours or more, it's worth taking a trip into Vienna and spending the time in the city.

There are 3 combination offers to choose from:

  • Hop on Hop off bus tour €39: City tour with the Hop on Hop off bus
  • Giant Ferris Wheel €39: A ride on the Giant Ferris Wheel with a view of the city from 65 meters up
  • Coffee break in Vienna €39: A cup of coffee and a piece of apple strudel in a selected, typical Viennese coffee house.

Each offer includes a return ticket on the CAT. The “Giant Ferris Wheel” and “Coffee Break in Vienna” tours also include a day pass for public transport (until midnight). The fast track security lane at the airport guarantees quick access to the gates for onward flights. CATch the City Tickets can be purchased at the CAT counter in the arrival hall. Further information on visa conditions at

City Airport Train on track
© Zinner
City Airport Train, Seats with family and conductor
© Hammerschmid
Woman with a trolley at a check in desk
© CAT/Hammerschmid
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