Vienna – the Conference City


Vienna is a favorite among the worlds conference cities. If you plan to attend IFSW2019 take a little additional time to discover and to enjoy the cities specials!

We want to show you some hints and important links.

How to get from the airport to downtown / from the city to the airport?

By Bus: the airport busses operate on three routes, have 10 stops throughout the city as there are Schwedenplatz, Westbahnhof, Hauptbahnhof (main train station). the price for tickets (one way) 5-8 €, depending on the bus company:



By Train:

CAT – City Airport Train  in 16 minutes nonstop downtown / to the airport

OEBB – Train Service:


Exploring the City – Sightseeing and Events


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General Information:   Good to Know

Specials for Exploring Vienna

Field Visits will be offered in a separate program!

Emergency numbers:

In case the worst should happen, here are the most important telephone numbers in Vienna.

Fire service: 122

Police: 133

Ambulance / rescue: tel. 144

Emergency doctor: tel. 141

European emergency: tel. 112

ViennaMed doctor’s hotline for visitors (0-24): tel. +43-1-513 95 95

Evening and weekend dental service (taped service): tel. +43-1-512 20 78

Evening and Sunday drugstores (0-24): tel. 1455


Public Transport:

Experience the city with the low-cost Vienna City Card for 24, 48 or 72 hours. Use either the included travel ticket of Wiener Linien or the Hop-On Hop-Off tours of Big Bus Tours and additionally enjoy more than 210 benefits – from museum to heuriger – all from just € 17!

Wiener Linien (public transport):

Ticket Guide



Contact to Conference Office:

Contact to Organization Team:

Email to Conference Organization: