European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research
The European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research is conveniently located in easy walking distance to the stop Schottentor (exit "Hohenstaufengasse") on the U2 underground line or the stop Roßauer Lände (exit "Roßauer Lände") on the U4 underground line. It can also be reached using the tramway line D (stop “Schlickgasse”), 1 or 2 (stop “Börse”) or bus 40 A (stop “Berggasse”).
Once you have arrived at our office, please proceed through the courtyard to the entrance on the left side.
When arriving at Vienna International Airport in Schwechat you can choose from several possibilities to get to the European Centre.
Take the underground line U1 (direction "Leopoldau") get off at stop "Karlsplatz”, continue with the underground line U2 (direction "Seestadt") and get off at stop "Schottentor", take the exit "Hohenstaufengasse". The European Centre is within 10 minutes walking distance from there.
Vienna International Busterminal (VIB) is the central arrival and departure place for international bus connections. Take the underground line U3 (direction "Ottakring") and get off at stop "Volkstheater", continue with the tram line D (direction "Nußdorf") and get off at stop "Schlickplatz". The European Centre is within 5 minutes walking distance from there.
The taxi ranks are located in front of the airport. A ride from the airport to the European Centre takes about 30 minutes and will cost about 40 Euro.
Airport Bus Line ticket price 8 Euro one-way to Morzinplatz: The airport bus to Wien Morzinplatz/Schwedenplatz takes 20 min
City Airport Train ticket price 11 Euro to Wien-Mitte - CAT trains bring you to Wien Mitte within 16 min.
Suburban railway S-Bahn train ticket price 4,40 Euro to Praterstern or Wien-Mitte. Suburban railway trains depart every 30 min. Transfer time to Wien "Praterstern" is 20 min to "Wien Mitte" 25 min.
Wiener Linien (Vienna public transportation system)
For the suburban railway S-Bahn, underground and tram you need a ticket that can be purchased from a vending machine on the departure platform.
The price for a single ticket for the underground or the tram is 2,20 Euro. Single tickets (Einzelfahrscheine) can be used to travel once in one direction and are valid from the time they are punched in a validating machine located at the entrance of underground stations as well as on buses and trams. You may change between tram, bus and underground as often as you like, but without interrupting travel. Apart from single tickets there are passes for longer periods of time. Passes are available for 24, 48 hours and 72 hours, or as weekly, monthly or annual passes. For further information click here.
More information on travelling to and in Vienna can be found here (for English version click on “English” at the top right hand corner of the website).