Vienna International airport is Austria’s largest airport, and is located 18kms from the capital city with great public access routes. Vienna airport has two runways, 3 terminals, a VIP terminal and a Business Centre to cater for the tourists, business travelers and dignatories that use the airport. It is a very central airport for travel, not just in Austria but also for those wishing to travel to Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. It is a busy airport dealing with over 20 million passengers a year, and it is good to plan your onward travel in advance, so know your bus or train route or book you airport rental car, so that you can have a stress free journey to Vienna Airport and beyond.
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Car Rental is very popular in Vienna airport for business travellers and for those looking to explore Austria or neighbouring Slovenia, Czech Republic or Hungary. There are a number of car rental providers operating from Vienna airport including; Alamo, Avis, Buchbinder, Budget, Europcar, Megadrive and Sixt. Car Booker compares all these providers, so that you get the best deal no matter what car rental needs you may have. For increased flexibility, many Vienna airport car rental providers allow you to drop off your rental car at another location. The Car Rental Centre in Vienna Airport is located in Car Park 4, on level -1, just follow the signs in the airport and they will direct you.
Vienna city and airport have excellent public transport; buses, trams and trains. From the airport, the best way to see Austria is by rental car, but if you want to use public transport, then you can the City Train (16 minutes) or OBB (Austrian Train Service) (25 minutes). The bus station is in front of the arrivals hall and has a number of local and international departures; city locations are Wien Westbahnhof (Train station), Vienna International Bus Terminal, Wien Morzinplatz and Wien Donauzentrum, as well as international destinations like Prague, Budapest, and Bratislava. There is a taxi stand in front of the arrivals hall.
Wander the streets within Ringstrasse and stumble across monuments and historic homes; visit nearby Naschmarkt for the famous market. Go to the Museums Quartier and check out the Leopold Museum, Museum of Modern Art and the Children’s museum. Visit the homes of famous composers such as Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven and Strauss. Or head outside Vienna and ski in one of the resorts within driving distance in your rental car. For an Austrian road trip to remember, jump in your rental car and explore Romantic Road; a 380km round trip from Vienna to Salzburg taking in some of the most stunning mountain and lake scenery in Austria as well some historic and beautiful towns.