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ARES 2006

The First International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security

The International Dependability Conference - Bridging Theory and Practice
April 20th - April 22nd 2006, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Vienna Subway

Vienna Subway (Metro) system

Public transport in Vienna is fast, reliable and safe.
The conference takes place near Karlsplatz, a node of 3 subway lines: U1, U2, U4.
Subway stations in the city are recognizable by the blue [U] sign.

Arriving with the S7 train or the CAT from the airport, you will have to leave at Landstraße (Wien Mitte) and take the U4 to Karlsplatz.
Arriving with the Vienna Airport Lines bus from the airport at Schwedenplatz or Südtiroler Platz, you will have to take the U1 to Karlsplatz.

Subway is available from 5:00 in the morning until about 0:15 at night. Between 0:30 and 5:00 a night bus service is offered (same tickets valid).
Information hotline Wiener Linien: +43 (0)1 7909-100

The official web site of Vienna’s public transport company is http://www.wienerlinien.at (German only).

On http://www.vor.at/ you can enter any two addresses or locations in Vienna and search for the fastest connection by public transport (Press [go] on the top frame, German only).


Tickets are valid on all buses, trams, subway lines and S-Bahn trains within Vienna; tickets can be bought from machines in subway stations, major subway stations have counters as well (e.g. Karlsplatz, Schwedenplatz, Stephansplatz, Landstraße (Wien Mitte), Westbahnhof), open Mon - Fri, 6.30 to 18.30, and also in shops with the sign "Tabak Trafik" (i.e. tobacconist).


single ticket, one way, changes allowed: € 1,50 (€ 2,- when bought inside a bus or tram)
"Streifenkarte" for 4 journeys: € 6,-
shopping ticket ("Wiener Einkaufskarte"): valid a single day (except Sunday), from 8.00 to 20.00: € 4,-
24 hour ticket: € 5,-
72 hour ticket: € 12,-
Wien-Karte: i.e. 72 hour ticket with reductions in selected museums, restaurants and shops: € 16,90
week card: valid from Monday to next Monday, 9 a.m.: € 12,50
8-day card: to be used on 8 not necessarily consecutive days: € 24,-

The map below shows the subway and S-Bahn system of Vienna, it does not show buses nor trams. Blue lines are the S-Bahn (trains), colored lines are the U-Bahn (subway).

The map is in png format. Additionally you can get it in gif format or as pdf document (higher resolution, suitable for printing).

Map of the railway network system in Vienna