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Passport/Visa

Passport/Visa

Austria can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.
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Airport

Airport

Vienna’s International Airport is at Schwechat, 20 km from the centre of Vienna. There different options to reach the city: - The city airport train, CAT, (www.cityairporttrain.com) takes 16 minutes to the centre and departures from the airport every half an hour. - The journey with the busses of Vienna AirportLines links the airport with the main transport hubs in the city. It takes 20 minutes to the centre and departures are every half an hour. - The fast train (S-Bahn) is the cheapest option and takes 25 minutes to the centre. Trains leaves every 30 minutes, with additional services at peak-time. - The taxi stand is located just outside of the arrival building. For information about the different taxi companies ask at the City Transfer counter in the arrival hall.
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Public Transport

Public Transport

The public transport company Wiener Linien provides a broad network of tram, underground (U-Bahn) and bus lines, which make getting anywhere in and around Vienna very easy. There are single, 24- and 48-hour tickets, beside passes for longer periods. The same ticket is valid everywhere and can be bought at tobacconists (Vienna’s 850 Tabaktrafik), at the vending machines available in any underground station, via the online shop or ticket app of Wiener Linien or at one of their ticket office.
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