How to Get Here

How to Get Here

Please help us protecting our campus and only enter the IST campus if you are tested, vaccinated or recovered (“3G rule”). Please have the appropriate 3G certificate ready and present it upon request. As it is mandatory to wear a mouth-nose-protection in all indoor areas at IST Austria, we kindly ask you to bring a mask.

IST Shuttle Bus Nr. 142

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

From Vienna to IST Austria

By public transport

  1. Take U4 subway (green line) towards Heiligenstadt until the last stop (Heiligenstadt).
  2. Take IST Shuttle Bus or Bus 400 to stop “IST Austria”.

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 IST Austria 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 IST Austria 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 IST Austria. Additionally, there is a nextbike rental station at IST Austria. Once registered, bikes can be rented there and returned e.g. at the train station in Klosterneuburg/Kierling.

From Wien Nußdorf to IST Austria 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 IST Austria or use the route by Bike Citizens
  3. From IST Austria follow the suggested bicycle trail back to Klosterneuburg

From Vienna central train station (Wien Hauptbahnhof) to IST Austria

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 IST Shuttle Bus or Bus 400 to stop “IST Austria”.

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 IST Austria

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 IST Shuttle Bus, Bus 400 or the taxi from Heiligenstadt to IST Austria.

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