HOW DO YOU REACH AUSTRIA, VIENNA?
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Book your flights to the 11th Global Drucker Forum 2019 online at Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) offer a well-developed railway network and modern trains that carry you to Vienna in safety and comfort. Vienna can also be easily reached by train from further afield.
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Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
TRANSPORTATION IN THE CITY
CAT – City Airport Train
From Vienna-Schwechat Airport to the city center: Take the comfortable City Airport Train CAT to the city center (Wien Mitte / Landstrasse) in 16 minutes.
You can also take an official taxi at the airport, which will drive you directly to the center within 40 minutes (+/- EUR 40).
Vienna has a well connected and broad public transportation system. Just click here to find your directions by Wiener Linien.
Click here for Vienna’s public transportation map.
Visit www.wien.info for information on
- Music & Stage Shows
- Shopping, Wining & Dining
- Lifestyle & Scene
… and more
Address: Albertinaplatz/Maysedergasse, 1010 Vienna
Open daily from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm
Weather and Clothing
Vienna has a mild continental climate and is generally cold in November when the first snowfall of the year can be expected. Temperature in November is between 8 and 4 degrees Celsius.
We advise you to bring warm and windproof clothing to discover this beautiful city!
Click here for up to date weather information
The Euro (€) is the official currency of Austria. Click here to convert your currency
All major credit cards (VISA, American Express and MasterCard) are accepted in most shops, hotels and restaurants. It is advisable to carry an identity card or some form of photo identification.
Electricity supply is 220 volts/50Hz throughout Austria with "European" 2-pin type wall sockets. For any European or other countries that utilize 240 volts e.g. UK and Ireland electrical equipment will need a plug adapter to fit Austrian sockets. Americans and Canadians with 110 volts equipment will need a plug adapter and a transformer to step up the voltage to 220 volts. These can be bought at any hardware store.
Passport and Visa
An identity card is sufficient for participants from EU-member countries. Other nationalities may require a visa* or a passport valid for a determinate period to enter the European Union. For specific information, please contact the Austrian Embassy of your country at least six weeks prior to your departure.
*The letter of invitation for visa application will only be delivered after payment of the registration fee.
Telephone code, time and language
00 43 is the International Country Code for Austria when dialling from abroad.
Time zone (from October 30th) is Central European Time CET, i.e. UTC/GMT +1 hour
The language in Austria is German but most people speak fluent English.
When visiting Vienna, make sure to come see a theater, an opera or visit one of our remarkable museums.
Opera, operetta, ballet and musical comedy:
We recommend you book a room in one of the 4 hotels selected for the group, all located within walking distance of the conference venue.
Transfers for the Gala Dinner will be organized from Hotel Steigenberger Herrenhof and Motel One only.
Bookings need to be made directly with the hotels using the links below. We have arranged favourable rates for participants of the Forum
Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof
Herrengasse 10 – 1010 Vienna
Hilton Vienna Plaza
Schottenring 11 – 1010 Vienna
Le Méridien Vienna
Robert-Stolz-Platz 1 – 1010 Vienna
Motel One Vienna-Staatsoper
Elisabethstrasse 5 – 1010 Vienna