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ROAD
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FROM TO APX. TIME
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VIENNA WACHAU 90MINS
BURGENLAND VIENNA 60MINS
VIENNA SALZBURG 180MINS
OLD MONARCHY BUDAPEST VIENNA 240MINS
VIENNA INNSBRUCK 300MINS

SPEED LIMITS - 100KM/H ON OVERLAND ROADS, 130KM/H ON
MOTORWAYS AND 50KM/H IN BUILT UP AREAS OR IN TOWNS.
DRUNKEN DRIVING - PERMISSIBLE ALCOHOL LIMIT, BLOOD 0.8% AND
BREATH 0.4MG. DRUNKEN DRIVING MAY LEAD TO THE CONFISCATION
OF YOUR LICENCE.
TOLL - MANY MOUNTAIN ROADS AND TUNNELS HAVE A PAY TOLL
SYSTEM.
SIDE OF THE ROAD: DRIVE ON RIGHT AND PASS ON LEFT.

SEAT BELTS MUST BE WORN, AND CHILDREN UNDER TWELVE MUST
SIT IN THE BACK SEAT.
REMEMBER NOT TO PASS A STREETCAR ON THE RIGHT AS IT IS
SLOWING DOWN TO STOP, THEY HAVE THE PRIORITY.
ON MOUNTAIN ROADS ASCENDING CARS HAVE THE RIGHT OF WAY.
MOST MOUNTAIN ROADS TEND TO BE WINDING AND NARROW.
BREAKDOWN ASSISTANCE - AUSTRIAN AUTOMOBILE, MOTORCYCLING
AND TOURING ASSOCIATION - O.A.M.T.C.

CAR RENTAL:
CARS ARE AVAILABLE AT HOTELS AND AT THE AIRPORT.

BICYCLES:
BIKES MAY BE RENTED AT MOST RAILWAY STATIONS. THERE ARE
SPECIAL TRAILS FOR THE CYCLISTS IN SOME AREAS.

TAXIS:
TAXIS ARE AVAILABLE AT TAXI STANDS OR MAY BE HAILED DOWN
ON THE STREET. ALL TAXIS ARE METERED. AIRPORT-TAXIS
ARE TAXIS SPECIALLY FOR TRANSPORT ONLY TO AND FROM
THE AIRPORT.

BUSES:
POSTAL BUSES ARE FAST AND ALWAYS ON TIME. THE PUBLIC BUS
TRANSPORTATION NETWORK IN AUSTRIA INCLUDES MORE THAN 2,600
SCHEDULED ROUTES.

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RAIL
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EXPRESS TRAINS RUN BETWEEN ALL MAJOR CITIES. THESE TRAINS
TEND TO BE ON TIME AND ARE VERY COMFORTABLE. ON LONG
JOURNEYS SLEEPING WAGONS AND DINING CARS ARE AVAILABLE

U-BAHN - TRAMWAY:
VIENNAS UNDERGROUND IS CALLED U-BAHN AND HAS FIVE LINES.
IT IS THE EASIEST AND FASTEST WAY TO VISIT VIENNA.
THERE ARE ALSO TRAMS AND BUSSES FOR EASY TRAVEL AROUND VIENNA.

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AIR
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FROM TO APX.TIME
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VIENNA INNSBRUCK 60MINS

THE MAIN AIRPORTS OPERATING DOMESTIC FLIGHTS THROUGHOUT
AUSTRIA ARE THE FOLLOWING:
GRAZ, LINZ, INNSBRUCK, KLAGENFURT AND SALZBURG.

SCHWECHAT IN VIENNA IS THE MOST IMPORTANT AIRPORT.
NATIONAL AIR-CARRIER ARE AUSTRIAN AIRLINES (OS),
LAUDA AIR (NG), TYROLEAN AIRWAYS (VO) & RHEINTALFLUG (WE).
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BOATS AND WATERWAYS
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BETWEEN JUNE AND SEPTEMBER BOATS OPERATE DAILY ON THE
DANUBE RIVER. THEY SERVE VIENNA, KREMS, MELK, LINZ AND
PASSAUR. FOR FARES AND TIMETABLES CONTACT THE AUSTRIAN
DANUBE STEAMSHIP.

THE MAIN AIRPORTS OPERATING DOMESTIC FLIGHTS THROUGHOUT
AUSTRIA ARE THE FOLLOWING:
GRAZ, LINZ, INNSBRUCK, KLAGENFURT AND SALZBURG.

SCHWECHAT IN VIENNA IS THE MOST IMPORTANT AIRPORT.
NATIONAL AIR-CARRIER ARE AUSTRIAN AIRLINES (OS),
LAUDA AIR (NG), TYROLEAN AIRWAYS (VO) & RHEINTALFLUG (WE).
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BOATS AND WATERWAYS
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BETWEEN JUNE AND SEPTEMBER BOATS OPERATE DAILY ON THE
DANUBE RIVER. THEY SERVE VIENNA, KREMS, MELK, LINZ AND
PASSAUR. FOR FARES AND TIMETABLES CONTACT THE AUSTRIAN
DANUBE STEAMSHIP.

MOUNTAIN TRANSPORTATION
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THERE ARE APPROXIMATELY 3,200 CABLE CARS, CHAIR LIFTS & T-BARS
OPERATING IN AUSTRIA. REACH ALTITUDES OF UP TO 3000 M.
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