Arrival by train:
The main stations in Vienna are Wien Hauptbahnhof (main station) and Wien Meidling. Both stations are very well connected to the public transport system (subway, tram and bus connections).
Timetables and ticket information can be found here: https://www.oebb.at/en/
Arrival by plane:
Vienna International airport is a frequent destination for many airlines. A trip from the airport to the city center will take between 20 and 40 min. The trip from the airport to the conference venue will take around 40 to 60 min. Check: https://www.viennaairport.com/en/passengers/arriving_passenger for more details.
Taxis will cost about €40 for a single trip to or from the city.
However, there are great public transport options from and to the airport:
- ÖBB (train): frequent connections from the airport to the city (Bahnhof Meidling, Wien Hauptbahnhof). Find your connection at: https://fahrplan.oebb.at/bin/query.exe/en? Single tickets to the city cost €4,40 (in case you are buying a public transport ticket for Vienna, the fee is €2,20)
- City Airport Train (CAT): connecting the airport and station Wien-Mitte (16 min. non-stop). Check https://www.cityairporttrain.com/en/home for details. Single trip tickets cost €11
- ViennaAirportLines: various bus connections to the city (https://www.viennaairportlines.at/en/blog). Single trip tickets cost €8.
Getting around in Vienna:
Vienna offers reliable, fast and cheap public transport connecting almost any spot in the city.
A dense network of subways, trams and busses is operated by Wiener Linien (https://www.wienerlinien.at/eportal3/ep/tab.do?tabId=0). Tickets can be bought at all subway stations and in trams (more expensive) or the "WienMobil" mobile app.
Single tickets for any trip within Vienna cost €2,40, a 24hour pass costs €8. Multi-day and weekly passes are also available (details: https://shop.wienerlinien.at/index.php/tickets)