Vienna Transport & Transfers
Vienna is the bustling capital city of Austria, known as the “City of Music" due to its rich legacy of composers and concert halls. It is also the economic, political and cultural hub of the country and attracts numerous visitors for both business and tourism.
The city centre has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and there are a number of historical landmarks, museums and palaces for tourists to explore. However, Vienna is also a city boasting modern cuisine, exciting nightlife, awe-inspiring cultural performances and innovating urban planning.
Quite apart from its tourist credentials, Vienna also plays host to a number of international organizations, including OPEC and the third United Nations Headquarters.
Attractions & Sightseeing tours
As mentioned, Vienna has much to offer in terms of tourist attractions and they can be visited by
taxi, bus or shuttle or during your transfer.
The most popular are:
Popular Day Trips and Excursions around Vienna
Sightseeing tours or day trips within an hour or less by taxi or excursion shuttle bus from Vienna would include Klosterneuburg and its 900-year-old Abbey for its sacred art treasures, the oldest vineyard in Austria and also the Essl Museum of Contemporary Art. The town of Krems, 80km northwest of Vienna right next to the Danube, is where you can discover the traditional “Heurigen" culture.
Heading to the south-east of Vienna leads to Neusiedler Lake and the charming villages around the lake such as Rust or Mörbisch, the latter being well-known for its festival. Famous Liechtenstein Castle in Mödling, which was the Royal seat for over 200 years, is just a 20 minutes transfer from Vienna.
Popular day trips are to Salzburg with stops in Melk and its over the top baroque Benedictine Monastery, Linz known as the European Capital of Culture and Gmunden, Altaussee or St. Wolfgang for some typical lake & village atmosphere. The nearby 7000 years old Hallstatt Village (3 hours from Vienna) is an absolute must and an all-time favourite.
The road to Graz also reveals some interesting monuments and castles along the scenic route with some treasures like the village of Heiligenbrunn, the hidden gem of Austria, with its unique style houses and legendary ancient wine.
Other Popular trips by private taxi or shuttle bus from Vienna or Vienna Airport include visits to Baden, St. Polten, Ischgl, and Lilienfeld, among others. Vienna is also ideally located for trips further afield, particularly for Day Trips from Vienna to Bratislava, Budapest, and the Vienna Woods.
We also provide
sightseeing package tours* in 3 to 40+ seat vehicles ranging from private Taxis, Limousines, Minibuses and fully-equipped Buses.
Ask your driver for the best way to discover the city and enjoy your trip.
Ski Resorts around Vienna
Vienna is also the perfect city for a ski-break, with some stunning skiing resorts accessible through easy private taxi or shuttle bus ski transfers from Vienna or Vienna International Airport (VIE) to ski destinations such as Westendorf and Saint Johann in Tirol.
Hohe Wand-Wiese, situated within city limits in scenic Mauerbach, offers a 400m long piste at altitude 268 m - 370 m on the slopes of the Wienerwald.
Hirschenkogel, also Austria's largest night skiing resort has ski runs for all levels as well as facilities for toboggan fans and great après-skiing.
Ötscher, within 150 km transfer distance from Vienna, offers 19 km of beautiful slopes at an elevation of 810 - 1893 m.
Stuhleck/Semmering at altitude 777 m - 1774 m is just 45 minutes drive from Vienna and is quite famous for its winter events and competitions, among which the FIS Women's World Cup. The ski resort has Austria's longest chair lift and provides 24 km of pistes for all levels as well as a snowboarding fun park.
Bad Hofgastein and Bad Gastein near Salzburg give a unique experience with more than 200km of best prepared ski runs and features extensive ski areas at an altitude of 2700 meters, a dream come true for wintersports enthusiasts.
Discover more information about ski places around Vienna and transfers to Austrian ski resorts HERE.
Transport and Airport transfers in Vienna
Vienna International Airport is located in Schwechat, 19 km southeast of Vienna. Our private transfer to the city centre takes 20 minutes.
Vienna International Airport has 1 terminal separated into 4 check-in areas and a unique VIP terminal. The airport features a range of low-cost and charter airlines, connecting to a dense network of European destinations as well as long-haul flights to North America and Asia.
A taxi is the most comfortable way of getting around the city. There is no special colour for Vienna's taxis and they can be found at various taxi ranks throughout the city. Public taxi fares can be quite high though and travellers who are not familiar with the complex taxi policies have reported being overcharged for transfers between the airport and the city centre.
Hailing a taxi in Vienna is quite a battling adventure and there is always the risk of ending up with a high rated fare. Some taxi drivers may also want to charge a "Zuschlag", which is an empty-return fee if you are going to the airport. Prebooking your airport transfer is a less stressful and more economical solution.
Avoid queuing up at the airport and skip infernal traffic jams by travelling with us. Arrive at your destination safely and comfortably in one of our airport taxis or private buses. Our private transfer service does not make stops to numerous hotels on the way and does not make you wait for passengers from several flights as traditional shuttle transfer services do.
We provide you with professional drivers who can give you the best competitive rates for your ski, hotel & holiday transfers, sightseeing excursions and traditional taxi services in Austria.
Our service includes Free Waiting Time*, Welcome Service, No Luggage Fee and our wide range of vehicles are designed to be Child, Disabled and Pet Friendly upon request.
We provide Airport transfers to Vienna from Vienna International Airport (VIE) at 20 to 40% less than current airport transfer fares.
Travel with us in Standard, Business or VIP class.
No surprise, no meter charge, all rates fixed in advance.
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*Subject to conditions. Please see with your driver for details.