®Kärnten Werbung / Universität Klagenfurt

May 7-9, 2008, Klagenfurt, Austria  

Travel Information & Local Transport


Travel by car

There are two main motorways in Austria leading to Klagenfurt, namely the A2 (Südautobahn) and the A10 (Tauernautobahn).

  • From the east/Vienna: A2 motorway towards Graz and Klagenfurt (Graz - Klagenfurt approx. 130 km)
  • From the north/Salzburg: A10 motorway to Klagenfurt (Salzburg - Klagenfurt approx. 240 km); extra toll between the "Tauerntunnel" and "Katschbergtunnel" (€ 9.50)
  • From the north/Linz: A9 motorway towards Graz then A2; or A10 motorway towards Salzburg and then A10 to Klagenfurt
  • From the north/Germany/Tyrol: via Kufstein - Mittersill - Felbertauerntunnel (toll) - Lienz -Villach – Klagenfurt (no motorway but scenic drive)
  • From the south: A2 motorway (A23 in Italy) via Udine - Tarvisio or A11 motorway from Slovenia, toward Villach and Klagenfurt

For the Klagenfurt University leave the A2 motorway at "Klagenfurt West" exit "Minimundus/Klagenfurt Wörthersee", straight ahead to the "Wörthersee Süduferstraße", and after approximately 200 meters turn left to the university. There are a sufficient number of parking lots around the university area (free of charge).

Before travelling by car, please check out current traffic volume, especially on weekends between Salzburg and Villach on the A10!

Plan your individual route using map24.com.

Note: Motorways are toll roads and vehicles require a so-called “Vignette” which is available at motoring organizations like ÖAMTC, ARBÖ, gas stations (AE) (also at the border in neighboring countries), etc.

Travel by train

Arrival at train station „Hauptbahnhof Klagenfurt“. Further details can be found at "ÖBB – Österreichische Bundesbahn" and connection queries at http://fahrplan.oebb.at. Alternatively you may contact "DB – Deutsche Bahn" with connection queries at http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de

To get to the university from the train station refer to public transport in Klagenfurt or take a taxi.

Travel by airplane

The most convenient way to get to Klagenfurt is by airplane. Regular flights between Vienna/Munich and Klagenfurt are offered 2 - 3 times a day by star alliance partners. In addition low cost flights are provided by HLX from Berlin, Hamburg, Hanover, and Köln/Bonn.

Please visit http://www.klagenfurt-airport.com/ for further details.

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Getting from/to the airport/train station by taxi

Taxi stands are located in front of the arrival/departure halls of the airport as well as next to the train station. Taxis may also be ordered and pre-booked under the following telephone numbers

The fare from the airport to the university is approximately € 15.00 and from the train station to the university is approximately € 11.00.

Bike Rental

It may be convenient for some workshop attendees to rent a bicycle. Distances between hotels and the university are moderate, the area is predominantly flat, and cycling is generally safe, particularly on one of the many bike paths available (see map below). You may rent a bike at many spots in the city (see map below), near the university, and probably at your hotel, so please consider this option.

  1. Der Uniwirt: Nautilusweg 11, 9020 Klagenfurt, Email: office@uni-pizzeria.at
  2. Touristeninformation Klagenfurt: Neuer Platz, 9020 Klagenfurt, Email: tourismus@klagenfurt.at
  3. Uni Cafe Karner: Universitätsstr. 23, 9020 Klagenfurt, Email: not available
  4. Parkcafe: Kohldorferstraße, 9020 Klagenfurt, Email: freizeitzentrum@chello.at

The fee is approximately € 10 for 1 day (24 hours) and € 40 for a week (7 days).

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City Map