Travel from Vienna International Airport (Schwechat) to the JVI Residence

The following ranking is in order of cost.

By train (S-bahn— S7) and underground
There is a train (S-Bahn—S7) connection from the airport to the station Landstrasse/Wien Mitte (cost €3.90). The same ticket can be used to continue traveling on the underground line U3/U-Bahn (direction Ottakring) from Landstrasse/Wien Mitte to Zieglergasse. At Zieglergasse take the exit for Webgasse and go up the escalators.

*At the top of the escalators, take the left exit marked Webgasse (leading onto Mariahilfer Strasse). On Mariahilfer Strasse walk up the street towards the shoe shop Salamander, which is on the left, until you reach Webgasse. Turn left and walk down Webgasse until you reach Schmalzhofgasse (2 minutes). Turn left into Schmalzhofgasse and walk to number 12, which is on the left (see map below point 7). It is approximately 5-7 minutes’ walk from the underground station Zieglergasse to the JVI Residence.

By shuttle bus to Westbahnhof railway station
There is a shuttle bus departing every half hour between 6:05 a.m. - 12:04 a.m. from the airport to the railway station Westbahnhof (current rate €8 single and €13 return). Please note that the bus might stop en route. Please do not get off but wait until the bus reaches its final destination, Westbahnhof.

You can travel one stop by underground (U-Bahn) on the U3 line from Westbahnhof (direction Simmering) to Zieglergasse. A single ticket costs €2.20. At Zieglergasse take the exit for Webgasse and go up the escalators. Then follow the instructions given in 1A*.

From Westbahnhof railway station you can take a taxi directly to Schmalzhofgasse 12 (approximate cost €6). 

By CAT (City Airport Train) and underground
There is also an express train connection (CAT) from the airport to the underground station, Landstrasse/Wien Mitte, which takes 16 minutes. Trains depart every 30 minutes from the CAT Terminal at the airport to Landstrasse/Wien Mitte (U3 underground station) at 06.06 hrs (first train) and 23.36 hrs (last train) and from CAT Terminal at Landstrasse Wien Mitte to the airport at 05.36 hrs (first train) and 23.06 hrs (last train).  Tickets cost 12 (single) and 19 (return) and can be bought at one of the ticket vending machines at the airport (one is located in luggage hall in arrivals), or “online” for11 (single) and 17 (return) at the website address: A single ticket can also be purchased on the train at a cost of 14.

From the CAT Terminal in Landstrasse Wien Mitte walk to the U3 underground station.  Underground tickets can be purchased from the ticket machine located in the main hall of Landstrasse Wien Mitte.  The price is 2.20 for a single ticket. From Landstrasse/Wien Mitte take the U3 line (direction Ottakring) to Zieglergasse. At Zieglergasse take the exit for Webgasse and go up the escalators. Then follow the instructions given in 1A*.

By taxi
Information on rates is available from the information desk in the arrivals hall. One of the least expensive options is with C & K Airport-Service. You can book a C & K taxi from your home country at the following e-mail address: (website: Please note that e-mails will only be dealt with from Monday-Friday from 06.00-18.00 hrs. However, reservations by telephone: +43 1 44444 or fax: +43 1 689 6969 can be made 24 hours a day. The flat rate is €33.

Airport Service Wien also offers special rates. Please go to for further information.

Parking at the JVI

Anyone traveling by car can find commercial parking nearby (approximately €25 Euro per day). Please note that parking expenses will not be reimbursed by the JVI and we therefore recommend that participants do not travel by car.


Train (S-Bahn)
Underground (U-Bahn)
City Airport Train

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