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Alternative Public Transport

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It's easy to find your way around Austria with the numerous forms of transport on offer. Here you can find the different ways to guarantee a comfortable and relaxing trip.


On the Danube there are a number of operators along different stretches of the river. In addition, on Austria's lakes you can find providers of regular and tailor-made trips.

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ÖBB Postbus covers 900 lines with 30,000 courses daily throughout Austria. Almost every area of interest to tourists is easy to get to by bus.

Information on the public bus network in Austria


Taxis in large cities operate with legally fixed tariffs. The tariff is calculated by kilometre and time.

For journeys from Vienna to the airport (please specify 'airport journey' when booking), a 10 euro surcharge is added to the total price for the driver's return journey to Vienna. Information on Taxis in Vienna

Airport taxis are only for passengers travelling to and from the airport and they also meet passengers at the airport (Vienna Schwechat) directly at Arrivals. These taxis must be ordered in advance and offer a fixed price (including luggage) with no extra charge for the driver's return journey.


Around 2,900 Furniculars, chair lifts and cable lifts are in operation in Austria. Many of them take you to heights of up to 3000 metres.