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Coming from outside of Vienna? On this page we have collected some tipps for making your stay even more enjoyable. How to navigate through Vienna, where to stay, and what touristic attractions are available in Vienna - all this you find on this page.

Currency

The official currency in Austria is Euro. While Visa, MasterCard, and Maestro are accepted at most shops and restaurants, cash is welcomed everywhere. Most restaurants do not allow split checks on multiple credit cards, so be sure to carry cash while dining out with large groups! ATMs can be recognized by this sign:

Please check the fees before withdrawing. Also when withdrawing cash from an ATM it is usually better if you do not accept the exchange rate offer from the ATM.

Electrical Power

If visiting from outside Europe be sure to bring a 230V power adaptor (plug type F), to ensure your laptop does not run out of battery on the first day. If you forget your adaptor, ask your hotel's front desk who will usually be glad to help you out.

Weather

In September weather should still be pleasant in Vienna. However, summer will be over and expect daily high temperatures between 15°C and 20°C (60°F - 70°F). Expect an average of 6 hours sun per day. There may be a chance of rainy weather, so just be sure to pack an umbrella or a rain coat!

Public Transport

Public transportation is really good in Vienna. You can go nearly everywhere with S-Bahn, U-Bahn, or Tram - everything else can be reached by Bus. Everything in Vienna can be reached with the same ticket which costs 2.20 € (allowing change). Depending on your duration of stay and the location of your hotel you might consider a tourist ticket (Vienna Card) for 48 or 72 hours. The tourist ticket also includes discounts at some shops, restaurants and museums.

We recommend the free public transportation app for your stay:
qando Vienna (Android)
qando Vienna (iPhone)

Food & Drinks

Vienna is a melting pot of cuisine from all over the world, you can find most anything from street vendors to fine dining, coffeehouses, breweries, and bakeries. The city's most iconic food is still the Wiener Schnitzel. Another typical Vienna street food is the the Kebab. You find them all over the city.

Get around Vienna

From the Airport

The Vienna airport is southeast of Vienna. We suggest taking the S7 from the airport direction Floridsdorf, and leaving at the stop Traisengasse. Read more about the airport at the official website.

Public Transit

The public transport network in Vienna is in an excellent condition. To find your way use the planner from the public transport network.

Hotels

Vienna has many great hotels and hostels. We have listed a few selected below; view other available options at Booking.com.