This is the dedicated train link between Vienna and the airport. It leaves from Wien Mitte and delivers you to the airport (and vice versa) in 16 minutes, with no stops en route. The City Airport Train is the fastest way to travel to the city center.
At the airport as well as at Wien Mitte, the CAT departs from specially designated platforms. In Vienna the departure point, called City Air Terminal, is located on the ground floor of the shopping center Wien Mitte The Mall.
The trains begin early morning and depart every 30 minutes until late evening: 5.36 am to 11.06 pm.
Terminal Wien Mitte terminal is located in 10 minutes from St. Stephen's Cathedral. Wien Mitte is a fairly central and large station sitting on various public transport lines: train S1, S2, S3, S4, S7 and more, Tram O and 1, Bus 74A and Subway (U3 and U4).
Passengers can check in their baggage at the City Air Terminal at the railway station Wien-Mitte and get their boarding passes. The City Air Terminal offers all the services of an international airport terminal with both manned check-in desks and self-service check-in kiosks. This service is available from 24 hours until 75 minutes before departure. Airlines that offer check in include Austrian, Lufthansa, Aeroflot, Peoples Viennaline and Swiss.
Show your CAT ticket at one of the ten check-in counters at Wien Mitte.
Hand over your ticket and baggage to the counter staff.
You will be issued your boarding pass and baggage tag receipts.
When you arrive at the airport, proceed to the boarding pass and passport control and from there to your gate.
Your airline will give you further details.
The CAT offers particularly wide aisles, ample luggage space, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and TV screens on the train providing visitors with information about Vienna. A variety of German and English newspapers and magazines are available free of charge on the train and in the stations.
Buy your tickets at the counter, the ticket vending machine or online. At the airport you can already purchase your tickets at no extra charge in the baggage claim hall, at the counter or the ticket vending machines. The CAT-platform at the airport is a five-minute-footwall away from the Check-In hall and the baggage claims.
Single - 11 Euro.
Return - 19 Euro.
A separate CAT counter is located in the arrivals hall, where you can obtain information about all CAT services, purchase a ticket and much more.