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How to Get Here

How to Get Here

ISTA Shuttle Bus Nr. 142

ISTA provides a shuttle bus for anybody traveling from Vienna-Heiligenstadt to the campus (and return) to expand the public bus service. The ISTA Shuttle Bus connects Vienna’s underground network (from U4 Heiligenstadt) to ISTA with just one stop at Stadtplatz in Klosterneuburg. This reduces travel time compared to the public bus. The ISTA Shuttle Bus can be used by ISTA employees and by any other person, too.

From Vienna to ISTA

By public transport

  1. Take U4 subway (green line) towards Heiligenstadt until the last stop (Heiligenstadt).
  2. Take ISTA Shuttle Bus or Bus 400 to stop “Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)”.

By car

  1. Leave Vienna city center via Donaukanal Bundesstrasse (B227) in the direction Nordbrücke.
  2. Exit B227 before reaching Nordbrücke and take Klosterneuburger Bundesstrasse (B14) until you reach Klosterneuburg.
  3. a. Follow the ISTA signs along the B14 from Klosterneuburg towards Tulln through Kierling until you reach Maria Gugging.
  4. b. If you take the bypass road, follow the ISTA sign at the final roundabout and turn right onto B14 towards Tulln. Follow the B14 from Klosterneuburg through Kierling until you reach Maria Gugging.
  5. Turn right at the roundabout after the place-name sign for Maria Gugging.

By bicycle

Next to the bus and car, the campus is reachable via bicycle with several bicycle racks available on campus to safely store your bike during your stay at ISTA. Additionally, there is a nextbike rental station at ISTA. Once registered, bikes can be rented there and returned e.g. at the train station in Klosterneuburg/Kierling.

From Wien Nußdorf to ISTA it is 12km, taking about 45 minutes by bike. Two-thirds of the route are along the Danube, most of the route is flat. Except for a short stretch of about 200 meters, one can avoid busy roads and stay on bike paths.

  1. Take the bicycle line from Vienna to the train station Klosterneuburg-Kierling
  2. From Klosterneuburg follow the suggested bicycle trail to ISTA or use the route by Bike Citizens
  3. From ISTA follow the suggested bicycle trail back to Klosterneuburg

From Vienna central train station (Wien Hauptbahnhof) to ISTA

By public transport

  • Take U1 subway (red line) towards Leopoldau to the Schwedenplatz stop.
  • Take U4 subway (green line) itowards Heiligenstadt to the last stop (Heiligenstadt).
  • Take ISTA Shuttle Bus or Bus 400 to stop “Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA)”.

Did you know that Vienna can be reached from almost anywhere in Europe by climate-friendly trains or night trains?

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From Vienna Airport to ISTA

By public transport

  1. Take the CAT train directly from the Vienna Airport to Landstrasse-Wien Mitte station.
  2. Take U4 subway towards Heiligenstadt to the last stop (Heiligenstadt).
  3. Take ISTA Shuttle Bus, Bus 400 or the taxi from Heiligenstadt to ISTA.

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