By car from Vienna
Laxenburg is located 16km south of Vienna, Austria. You can reach us by driving along the southbound highway or "Autobahn" (A2). Leave A2 via exit Wr. Neudorf and then take a left at the first light. Follow the signs to Laxenburg.
If you prefer not to drive on the highway, you can go directly south from the center, on the Laxenburger Strasse (route 16), which brings you through the countryside and several small towns to Laxenburg.
By car from the airport
If you are driving to Laxenburg from the airport (on the A4) head towards Vienna/Graz. Take the exit Schwechat onto the motorway S1. After approx. 16km change from S1 onto A2 highway. Leave A2 at the exit Wr. Neudorf and then take a left at the first light. Follow the signs to Laxenburg.
By public transportation from Vienna/airport
From Vienna Airport you can take the City Airport Train (CAT) to the Wien Mitte/Landstrasse station (the journey takes 16 minutes). The shuttle costs €11 one way - €19 roundtrip (when booked online).
- Once in Vienna take the red U1 subway line to Hauptbahnhof Station.
- From Hauptbahnhof follow the bus signs to the exit Bus Terminal which is located on the left hand side adjacent to the main entrance of the train station.
- At the Bus Terminal (Stand N2) you can catch the #200 bus to Laxenburg
(sometimes the bus destination may indicate Eisenstadt)
The bus ticket costs €4.70 one way and departs roughly every 30 minutes. The trip takes 35 minutes. The buses will indicate either Laxenburg or Eisenstadt as their destination, but check with the driver whether the bus you are boarding is going to Laxenburg.
You should get off in Laxenburg at the stop called Franz-Josefs-Platz.
(When viewing the above linked map of Laxenburg, the bus stop is located in the upper left hand corner near the Schloss Restaurant (marked by a bus symbol). The main entrance of the IIASA Schloss is indicated on the center of the map and is about a 2-minute walk from the bus stop.)
By public transportation from Wien-Meidling train station or Westbahnhof (West Train Station)
If coming from Meidling take the Schnellbahn (or S-Bahn) S1 to Hauptbahnhof (direction Gänserndorf, approx. five minutes).
If coming from Westbahnhof take Tram number 18 to Hauptbahnhof (approx 20 minutes).
At the Hauptbahnhof walk to the Bus Terminal where you can then catch the bus #200 to Laxenburg.
By taxi from the airport or Vienna
A taxi from either the Airport or Vienna to Laxenburg will cost about €40 in both cases.