Vienna has been a shining gem of the European culture for centuries. The city of music keeps constantly attracting people from all over the globe, welcoming enormous numbers of tourists every day. However, its rich culture and elegant architecture don’t mean you can’t enjoy a trip to Vienna on a budget. In this article, we bring you easiest ways to come and visit Vienna, as well as a special surprise at the end.
1. Coming by bus:
If you decide to come to Vienna by bus, here are a couple of suggestions by us.
EuroLines is a well-known bus company that offers its service throughout the major part of Europe. Most of its departures are from Germany, and the following cities are directly connected with Vienna (One-way tickets prices vary from €20 to €47):
Aachen, Augsburg, Berlin, Darmstadt, Dortmund, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Essen, Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Karlsruhe, Köln, Mannheim, München, Nürnberg, Pforzheim, Stuttgart, Ulm. Moreover, EuroLines offers Berlin-Vienna line in business class too.
Flixbus is a young intercity European bus company that achieved its fame and success due to its comfortable buses and reasonable prices. Vienna being positioned in central Europe is extremely accessible for Flixbus’ lines from all around Europe. Its busses offer a great variety of goodies such as power plugs, Wi-Fi, Vending machines and so on. Just how convenient Flixbus is visible in the following picture showing all the locations Flixbus is available at:
Busabout is a unique travel company that offers a unique way of traveling called “Hop-on Hop-off” flexible coach network. The 2018 Hop-on Hop-off operating season runs from 1 May 2018 through to 17 October 2018 and it operates every second day. To check the available dates simply visit the web-page and match the colors of departure cities and the calendar colors.
What about when I get there?
The Vienna International Bus terminal (VIB) is located near the city center – in the 3rd district (Erdbergstraße 200A) and it is the main international bus terminal in Vienna. The terminal is easily accessible via the Viennese U3 underground line which connects it with the city’s main square, the beautiful Stephansplatz.
2. Coming by plane
Here’s where our special treat comes in. WeAreDevelopers and Lufthansa Group offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the contracting partner and their travel companions for the WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2018. Visit WeAreDevelopers page to find more details and the special code or simply click here.
What about when I get there?
Vienna International Airport provides a “City Airport Train” service. The train runs every thirty minutes from 5:30 am until 11:30 pm and it takes around 15 minutes to arrive to Vienna. Furthermore, an S-Bahn line, S7, is also available at the Vienna International Airport going all the way to the city center. Finally, there are frequent bus lines, namely 1183, 1185, 1187, that are connecting the Airport with the City Center. The ride, however, lasts slightly longer – 45 minutes.
More info on Viennese public transport tickets and prices can be found here.