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Venue & Accommodation

Access to the venue


1010 Vienna, Josefsplatz
Redoutensaal Hofburg

The entrance is decorated with UIC and OBB flags

If you reach the Hofburg via Michaelerplatz take Reitschulgasse and you will reach Josefsplatz.

Route planner

How to reach Vienna

By Train
The main station is Wien Hauptbahnhof - Alfred-Adler-Straße 107, 1100 Wien, Austria
From there you can reach the Hofburg Palace in around 15 minutes by car and 30 minutes by metro.

By Air
Vienna International airport is located around 20 km from central Vienna.

From the airport to the Hofburg Palace
Buses - around 30 minutes - 1 way ticket: 8 euros
Intercity and express trains - between 30 to 50 minutes - 1 way ticket: from 2.20 euros
The City Airport Train - 30 minutes - 1 way ticket: 11 euros

Where to stay*

A selection of properties in Vienna, close to the Hofburg Convention Centre.

NameWebsiteAverage price range
Hotel Ambassador 5* website 216 € per night
Austria Trend Hotel Astoria Wien 4* website 160 € per night
Austria Trend Hotel Europa Wien 4* website 240 € per night
Le Meridien Vienna 5* website 220 € per night
Hotel Kaiserin Elisabeth 4* website 145 € per night
Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof 4.5* website 191 € per night
Hotel Kärntnerhof 3* website 79 - 129 € per night
Hotel Wandl Wien 4* website  120 € per night
Mercure Wien Zentrum 4* website 116 € per night
Pertschy Palais Hotel 4* website 147 € per night
Das Opernring Hotel 4* website 127 € per night
Graben Hotel 4* website 120 € per night
Das Tigra Hotel 4* website 132 € per night

* Note that the organization will not directly book accommodations for participants.

Going around Vienna

All you want to know about public transport:

Ride a bicycle in Vienna:

The tourism information centre will give you many ideas and tips for your stay in Vienna:

Map of Vienna

1010 Vienna, Josefsplatz
Redoutensaal Hofburg

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