The conference takes place in the lecture halls of the Freihaus of TU Wien (contributed talks) and in the Audimax of TU Wien (invited lectures). The opening session will take place in the Konzerthaus.

The closest subway station to Freihaus and Audimax is Karlsplatz (take the exit Secession).


By plane

The airport of Vienna is Wien Schwechat. Some airline companies only land at the Bratislava airport, which is located 60 km from Vienna. A bus shuttle connects Bratislava airport with Wien Schwechat and the city of Vienna.

Vienna can be reached from the airport by

  • regular suburban railway train (S-Bahn; fare price € 3,90 duration 25 to 27 minutes),

  • a rapid train shuttle (CAT - City Airport Train; fare price € 12, duration 16 min),

  • buses (8 €, 20 min) or

  • taxis (€ 36, approx. 20 min).

See the web site of Vienna airport for information on travel to and from the airport.

Suburban Railway: Take the suburban railway line S7 to the station Wien Mitte / Landstraße. At the ticket machines, select Wien Mitte as your destination. The fare price is 3.90 €. At Wien Mitte / Landstraße, change to the underground line U4 direction Hütteldorf, Get off at the second stop at Karlsplatz. Trains depart twice an hour from the airport, 17 and 42 minutes after the full hour.

City Airport Train (CAT): The City Airport Train (CAT) is heavily advertised at the airport. It stops at Wien Mitte / Landstraße. The ride takes 16 minutes and Trains depart 6 and 36 minutes after the full hour. The fare price is € 12 not including public transport within Vienna. From Wien Mitte / Landstraße, continue as above.

Bus: Buses to Wien Schwedenplatz take 20 min and depart 20 and 50 min after the full hour. The fare price is 8 €. From Wien Schwedenplatz, continue with the underground line U1 direction Reumannplatz to Karlsplatz. A ticket for the underground must be bought.


Taxi: Usually, special rates are offered for the transfer to and from the airport, e.g., starting from 29 € by Further taxi companies are listed at

By train

Trains arrive at Wien Meidling or Wien Hauptbahnhof. From Wien Meidling, continue with underground line U6, direction Floridsdorf to Längenfeldstraße, change to U4, direction Heiligenstadt and exit at Karlsplatz. From Wien Hauptbahnhof, take the underground U1, direction Leopoldau, exit at the second stop at Karlsplatz.

By car

Parking is restricted to a duration of 2 hours in the surroundings of the conference site. Parking vouchers can be bought at a Tabak Trafik. A parking garage is located at Operngasse 13, 1040 Wien. The rate for a day is 38 €.


Google maps does not display lines of public transport within Vienna. A nice online map of the city of Vienna is available at

Train information, including public transport within Vienna, is available at This information is also conveniently provided by the smartphone app ÖBB Scotty, A service restricted to the region around Vienna, but displaying the journey on a map, is The German version of the same website provides various maps in pdf-format for download, e.g., a map of the underground lines or a city map.

NOTE: The conference fee includes a weekly ticket (Monday to Sunday) for public transportation within the city limits.

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