22-24 February 2016
HEPHY Vienna
Europe/Vienna timezone

Meeting site:

Institute of High Energy Physics of the
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Wohllebengasse 12 - 14
1040 Wien

The seminar rooms are on the ground floor.

From the airport:

The Vienna International Airport (VIE) in Wien-Schwechat is situated about 20 km south-east of Vienna. On the airport's web site you find flight information as well as transportations into the city center:

  • Local Train: S-Bahn to station Wien-Mitte/Landstraße (takes 24 minutes).
    Departure from the airport about every 30 minutes. Tickets are available at vending machines directly at the station (2 zones: 4.40 Euros) and are valid for connections in Vienna as well (urban railways, underground, tram and bus). All lines are going to Wien-Mitte or beyond, but please mind the right direction (just follow the crowd - hardly anybody goes in the opposite direction). From there take the underground U4 to Karlsplatz, take the exit "Resselpark".
  • City Airport Train (CAT) to terminal station Wien-Mitte/Landstraße(takes 16 minutes).
    Departure from the airport every 30 minutes (single ticket 11 Euros, return ticket 17 Euros). Schedule
    Then take the underground U4 to Karlsplatz, take the exit "Resselpark". An extra ticket is required (2.20 Euros).
  • Taxi from the airport to the conference venue (about 45 Euros). You can preorder a cab here, then it costs only 32 Euros.
  • Vienna Airport Lines Bus Service to
    • Wien Schwedenplatz: every 30 minutes; Travel time 20 minutes
    • Wien Meidling: every 20 minutes; Travel time 30 minutes
    • Wien Westbahnhof: every 20 minutes; Travel time
      45 minutes. 
    • Single ticket 8 Euros. Schedule

By Train:

If you travel by train you will find all the necessary information at the Austrian Federal Railways website or via phone +43-5-1717. 

How to reach the venue from the principal railway stations: 

  • from Wien Westbahnhof:
    U3 to Stephansplatz, U1 to Karlsplatz, take exit "Resselpark"
  • from Wien Hauptbahnhof:
    U1 to Karlsplatz, take exit "Resselpark"
  • from Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof (terminal railway station North-West):
    Tram line 5 to "Friedensbrücke", U4 to "Karlsplatz", take exit "Resselpark".
  • from Wien-Nord / Praterstern (railway station North):
    U1 to Karlsplatz, take exit "Resselpark"


An interactive map of Vienna is available here and public transport info here.