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Vienna, "World's Greatest Places of 2023", is easy to reach, offers high-quality hotels, has an unparalleled safety record and is full of great value.

Let's meet at the Austria Center Vienna, the only conference centre in the world that is located right next door to a United Nations headquarter.

🛎️ Accommodation

Preferential rates are available in the participant guidelines PDF ➡️


Austria Center Vienna
Entrance n°2
Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1,
A-1220 Wien

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How to Reach the Venue

🚆Come by train
Vienna has excellent train connections to all major European cities. We recommand your to travel this way to limit your carbon footprint. From the train stations you can easily reach the conference by public transport: 
  • Vienna Main Station (Wien Hauptbahnhof): 20-25 minutes in public transports 
  • Wien-Meidling Station: 30-35 minutes in public transports
  • Westbahnhof Station: 25-30 minutes in public transports
  • Wien Mitte Station: 20-25 minutes in public transports

✈️Come by plane
Vienna International Airport or Airport Wien-Schwechat is located at 18 km (11 mi) southeast of central Vienna.

For our most geographically distanced participants, we propose attractive discounts with Lufthansa Group airlines. The Lufthansa Group airlines bring people together - every day, all around the world. The global route network of Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings offers optimal connection and combination options, so you will benefit from quick and direct flights to the event.
You can reach the booking platform here and with the event code FRAPYAN. The reduced fares are automatically displayed.

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Once landed you can choose between the following transfer options when travelling from the airport: 
  • The non-stop City Airport Train (CAT) service will take you to the centre of Vienna in 16 minutes (every 30 minutes daily, single ticket: 14,90€, return: 24,90€)
  • The airport express bus takes around 30 minutes to reach the Austria Center Vienna. 
  • Standard rail service, line S7, in only 30 minutes (every 30 minutes daily, single ticket: 4.40€)
  • With taxi in 25 minutes. We recommend that you always take an official taxi directly in front of the arrivals hall or the "City Transfer" counters in the arrivals hall. Airport taxis have a fixed price of 42€ to Vienna city center.

🚗Come by car
Austria has an excellent motorway and road network. To get to the Austria Center Vienna by car, take the A22 motorway and turn off at the Austria Center Vienna/VIC (Vienna International Center) exit. Alternatively, take the Reichsbrücke bridge or approach from Wagramer Strasse. There is ample private on-site parking and 18 electric charging stations. Wheelchair parking is available in parking deck P2.

🚇Come by public transports
It takes just 7 minutes to reach Stephansplatz from the Austria Center Vienna on the U1.
Tickets from 1,20 € per journey (price depending on the distance and duration). More information on the route details and ticket prices are available on the Wiener Linien website.