Vienna Central Station: Info, Timetable & Train Connections

Hauptbahnhof Wien in Vienna in Austria

The Vienna Central Station, the former Südbahnhof, is located in the 10th district of Vienna at Südtiroler Platz.

It is the most modern and at the same time the most important national and international transport hub in Austria.

All long-distance traffic in all directions is handled from the main station, all long-distance trains of the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) stop here.

Timetable with Arrivals and Departures

Arrival Times

The current arrival times with platform information and delay information can be found here:

Departure Times

The current departure times with platform information and delay notices can be found here:

Train Connections

Long-distance and regional trains as well as S-Bahn and U-Bahn depart from Vienna Central Station, all ICE trains pass through Vienna Central Station. In addition to connections throughout Germany, numerous routes in Europe are served.

With around 140,000 passengers and 1,170 trains daily, Vienna Central Station is the busiest long-distance station in Austria.

The provincial capitals of Bregenz, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Klagenfurt, Linz and St. Pölten are directly connected to Vienna Airport via the main train station.


The long-distance buses from Flixbus also make a stop at the main train station in Vienna.

Öffentlicher Verkehr in Vienna in Austria

Public Transport


The U1 passes the main station. The underground station is only 500 meters away from the overground train tracks.

U1: Reumannplatz - Südtiroler Platz - Hauptbahnhof - Karlsplatz - Stephansplatz - Praterstern - Kaisermühlen VIC - Kagran - Leopoldau


The S-Bahn lines depart from platform 2 in the direction of Wien Mitte. With the S7, which also connects the main train station with the airport, you can be in Wien Mitte or Wien Praterstern in just a few minutes. Both are important transport hubs in Vienna and offer transfer options to the Vienna S-Bahn and U-Bahn network. In addition, lines S2, S3, S60 and S80 run via Vienna Central Station.

The S-Bahn runs continuously at night from Friday to Saturday and Saturday to Sunday, as well as on public holidays. All S-Bahn trains run at least every 20 minutes, and at night every 30 minutes.


The following bus lines go to Vienna Central Station: 13 A, 69 A


Tram lines 18, D and O depart from the main station. Line 18 runs underground.

Regional Trains

The regional trains to the surrounding federal states start from Vienna Central Station, for example Bratislava can be reached in one hour and Prague in 3.5 hours. Day trips to the Wachau, about 80 kilometers west of Vienna, which is a UNESCO World and Natural Heritage Site, are a good idea.

Rent a Bus at the Main Train Station

We are happy to help you rent buses for all occasions, be it for group travel, company outings, school trips, events or otherwise.

Here is more about public transport in Vienna.


There is a taxi rank at the Sonnwendgasse entrance. There are other taxi ranks at the corner of Weyringerstraße/Favoritenstraße or in Landgutgasse.

The basic fee for taxis in Vienna is 3.80 euros, the first 4 kilometers cost 1.42 euros, the next 5 kilometers 1.08 euros and each additional kilometer 1.05 euros. 

The night rate applies between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.:
The basic fee is 4.30 euros, the first 4 kilometers cost 1.62 euros,
the next 5 kilometers cost 1.28 euros and each additional kilometer costs 1.18 euros. 

Standing and waiting time will be charged at 27.80 euros per hour.

Here is more about taxis in Vienna.

Car Rentals

Among others, the rental car providers Sixt, Europcar and Avis are at your disposal. The offices are on the ground floor of the main train station. Of course you can book your rental car online in advance. The vehicle will then be available to you as soon as you arrive.


Car sharing providers at Vienna Central Station include ÖBB Rail&Drive and Car2Go.

Food, Restaurants and Cafes

The gastronomic offerings in the main station is varied. Whether breakfast, lunch or dinner, various food stands offer a quick meal for in between - from Burger King and McDonald's to North Sea, Starbucks and Wienerwald, there is something for every taste.
If you want to eat extensively and in peace, you can enjoy Italian cuisine on the ground floor in L'Osteria.

Shops, stores and shops in Vienna in Austria

Shopping, Stores and Shops

Of course you can buy everything you need for travel at Vienna Central Station - and much more.
There are over 60 shops selling everything from newspapers and cosmetics to clothing and jewelry, press articles and groceries. 
The DM market is on the ground floor, Deichmann and Tchibo are on the first basement floor

  • Post Office: You will find a post office on the ground floor, it is open Mon-Fri from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Pharmacy: The pharmacy at Vienna Central Station is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Parking and Garage

Vienna Central Station offers parking spaces for 600 vehicles. The underground parking lot is open 24 hours a day, 1 hour costs 4 euros, the daily rate is 40 euros.

Lockers and Luggage Storage

The lockers at Vienna Central Station are located on the 1st basement floor. The price is between 2.00 and 4.50 euros per day depending on the size.

BAGBNB is located 800 meters from the main train station, where you can leave your luggage for up to 24 hours. Online reservation is required at

ÖBB Travel Center and ÖBB Information

The ÖBB travel center and information can be found on the ground floor of the main train station.

ÖBB Lounge

The ÖBB Lounge is on the 1st floor above the bars. It is open daily from 06:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Access is granted to travelers with a 1st class ÖBB Austria Card, 1st class Interrail, Eurail and European East Pass as well as the DB Bahn Bonus Comfort BahnCard First 100. For more details ,
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ATMs for cash withdrawals are available on every level of the main train station.

Lost & Found

More than 250,000 items are lost in stations and trains every year.

If you find something at the train station or on the train, you can hand it in to the train staff or to the lost and found office in the train station. Lost property is registered there and waits seven days to be picked up by its owner.

Anyone who has lost something on the trip needs an investigation request. You can either call the lost and found service hotline on +43 1 93000 9722 222 or submit the application directly online at infrastructure.oebb.atÖBB maintains a lost and found office at Vienna Central Station.


The Austrian Federal Railways offers free WiFi access at Vienna Central Station.

Hotels at the Train Station

There are numerous hotels near the main train station. Just a minute's walk away you will find the Motel One Wien Hauptbahnhof, Apartment Vienna and Apart Sky are about 500 meters from the train station. There are also numerous other providers in all price ranges, hotels with or without stars, guesthouses and bed & breakfasts.  

Seminar Rooms and Conference Hotels

We will be happy to help you rent seminar rooms for your events or choose a conference hotel that exactly meets your expectations and requirements.

Vienna Tourist Information in the Main Train Station

The Tourist Info offers all the information you need about Vienna directly on site. Here you can get information on maps, tickets, sightseeing tours, theaters, events, general information about the city and information on hotels. All staff are multilingual.

Tourist information can be found at the ÖBB InfoPoint when you arrive at the main train station.

Address: Am Hauptbahnhof 1, 1100 Vienna.

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: 09:00 - 19:00

Opening Times

The station building is NOT open 24 hours a day, it is locked between 1:30 and 4:00.


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