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
Some of Vienna's districts are entirely short-stay parking zones. In districts 1 to 9 and 20, you will need to purchase a parking ticket from Monday to Friday (except on public holidays) between 9.00 am and 10.00 pm. In districts 12 and 14 to 19, short-stay parking zones apply from Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm. Around the Vienna Stadthalle in the 15th district, tickets must be purchased for the short-stay parking zone, which operates from Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 10.00 pm. On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, a parking ticket is needed between 6.00 pm and 10.00 pm. Detailed information on Parking in Vienna...
You can park your car for longer periods at affordable rates in one of Vienna's Park & Ride garages.
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.
VIB - Vienna International BusterminalErdbergstraße 200 A
The VIB is currently closed. Bus operation continues to a limited extent.
Bus parking lot Stadion CenterEngerthstraße 242
- 25 buses
daily 0–24 h
Bus parking lot Wien HauptbahnhofSüdtiroler Platz
- 10 buses
daily 0–24 h