Euro-Par 2003 Transport

Flying to Klagenfurt Airport
Traveling to Klagenfurt by Train
Traveling to Klagenfurt by Car
Reaching University Klagenfurt by Bus and Bike

From the Hotels to the University Klagenfurt

Flying to Klagenfurt Airport

Klagenfurt Airport Homepage

Comfortable & quick services are available to the airport. Taxi is the best choice to get to
the conference, city, university and hotels.

Taxi stands can be found directly outside both the arrival and departure halls. Taxi can also be arranged &
pre-booked under the following telephone numbers: (0043 + prefix without the 0).

Taxi-Funkzentrale: 0463 / 31-111
Taxi & Mietwagen Gruber: 0463 / 33-555
Taxi Erich: 0463 / 41211
Taxi 1715: 0463 / 1715
Taxi 2711: 0463 / 2711
Taxi 22277: 0463/ 222-77
Taxi Funkkette: 0463 / 28 11 11
AAA Taxiruf: 0463 / 1718

A journey from the airport to the centre of Klagenfurt is not expensive and
costs approximately to the university and hotels € 10.00.

If you wish to make a small "bus adventure". The main bus stop at the airport can be found
just outside the arrivals hall. For information on prices and how to get to the university by bus,
please have a look at: Reaching University Klagenfurt by Bus and Bike.

Scheduled Flights - Overview (Departures)

To

Flight Nr.

Departure

Arrival

Days

Aircraft Type

Frankfurt

OS5289/LH6427

06.20

08.05

1234567

DH8-300

FRA

OS5299/LH6429

13.40

15.20

1234567

DH8-300

OS5293/LH6431

18.30

20.10

1234567

DH8-300

London

STN

FR9303

13.15

14.25

1234567

B737-300

Vienna

OS5944

06.00

06.40

12345--

DH8-400

VIE

OS5934

08.35

09.25

12345--

DH8-300

OS5934

08.35

09.25

------67

CRJ

OS5936

12.00

12.50

1234567

DH8-300

OS5938

15.20

16.10

12345--

DH8-300

OS5940

18.25

19.10

1234567

DH8-300


Scheduled Flights - Overview (Departures)
 

From

Flight Nr.

Departure

Arrival

Days

Aircraft Type

           

Frankfurt

OS5290/LH6426

11.30

13.05

1234567

DH8-300

FRA

OS5300/LH6428

16.25

18.00

1234567

DH8-300

 

OS5294/LH6430

21.10

22.45

1234567

DH8-300

           

London

STN

FR9302

09.50

12.50

1234567

B737-300

           

Vienna

OS5933

07.25

08.10

12345--

DH8-300

VIE

OS5935

10.45

11.30

1234567

DH8-300

 

OS5937

13.25

14.10

12345--

DH8-300

 

OS5939

17.10

17.55

1234567

DH8-300

 

OS5929

20.50

21.40

----56-

CRJ

 

OS5929

20.50

21.40

1234--7

DH8-400

Days:
1 - Monday    2 - Tuesday   3 - Wednesday   4 - Thursday   5 - Friday   6 - Saturday   7 - Sunday
 FR........   RyanAir 
 OS/LH..  Austrian Airlines/Lufthansa operated by Tyrolean Airways (VO)

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Traveling to Klagenfurt by Train

General information

Klagenfurt is easily reachable by train from many places in Europe. Below you can find some indications on the length
of the train ride from some cities to Klagenfurt.

From many places in Europe Klagenfurt is reachable by day trains, mostly via Munich-Salzburg from the North,
via Innsbruck from the West, Vienna from the East and Venice  from the South.
There is a train from Munich to Klagenfurt (via Salzburg) about every other hour. Most of the trains take about 5 hours.
There is one comfortable EuroCity Train from Venice which leaves Klagenfurt at 13.09 and takes 3 and half hour
(the train from Venice arrives in Klagenfurt at 16.48.
From Innsbruck to Klagenfurt, there is a train every other hour (change in Schwarzach-St. Veit).

There are also convenient night trains. For example, the direct night train D1199 Friday night from Hamburg-Altona
via Hannover and Göttingen to Klagenfurt. Another rather convenient night train is the city night line train from Dortmund
to Salzburg via Düsseldorf, Köln, Mainz and Frankfurt. Very comfortable trains are coming from and going directly to
Roma, Milano, Florence and Ancona.

From Vienna

There are regular train connections from Vienna starting at the South station (Südbahnhof). There is train about every hour
and a direct train about every other hour. The direct trains take about 4:10 hours. The first train leaves Vienna at about 6.50
and the last one at 19.29.

From Salzburg

There are regular train connections from Salzburg about every other hour. The first train leaves Salzburg at 6.40 and
the last at 21.18. The direct train ride from Salzburg to Klagenfurt takes around 3:10 hours. 

From Graz

The train ride from Graz to Klagenfurt (via Bruck/Mur) takes between 2:47 and 3:22 hours time
(depending on the type of train). There is a "fast" train about every two hours.
 

Links to Railway Schedules

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Traveling to Klagenfurt by Car

To obtain a general idea about the location of Klagenfurt, have a look at the small overview map below.
There are two main highways in Austria leading to Klagenfurt. The A2 (Südautobahn)
and the A10 (Tauernautobahn).

There exists a sufficient number of parking lots around the university area.

 For details see these descriptions.

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Reaching University Klagenfurt by Bus and Bike

Klagenfurt is a wonderful bike city. Try to rent a bike at the Uni-Wirt opposite to the University.
But, you may use Public transportation, too.

The University Klagenfurt is easily reachable by public transportation. The bus route system in Klagenfurt is
star-shaped.
The stop Heiligengeistplatz is the centre of the star. Heiligengeistplatz can be reached by bus lines from the
train station (Hauptbahnhof) and from the airport (Flughafen). For more information see the route map.
The stops Hauptbahnhof, Flughafen, Heiligengeistplatz and Universität are indicated by large yellow circles.

To reach the university from Heiligengeistplatz, lines 10, 11 and 12 can be used.
Line 12 is the most convenient because it directly goes to the university. Get off the bus at the stop Universität).
Line 12 does not run, however, on Sunday.
Lines 10, 11 stop at Minimundus and/or Hotel Wörthersee which are close to the university.
The stop Minimundus is located in Villacher Straße. For details see the route map (the stops Minimundus and
Hotel Wörthersee are indicated by small red circles).

How to reach the University from the Bus stops:

The stop University is indicated in the plan below (by Bushaltestelle).
The registration desk is located at i with a red circle.



When you get off at Minimundus and/or Hotel Wörthersee, please follow the way as indicated the small map below:

The travel time from Heiligengeistplatz to the university is about 10 minutes. It is recommendable to have a look at
the bus schedule in order to avoid waiting times (the schedules of lines 10,11 and 12 can be found below).

Bus Tickets

You have the choice among the following types of tickets:

Bus Schedules

The table given below indicates the bus lines which can be used to travel between the university and the train station and between the university and the airport.


From To Bus Nr/ Schedule
Train Station Heiligengeistplatz 40, 41, 42 /  07 14 22 29 37 44 52 59
Airport Heiligengeistplatz 45, 46 / 14 44
(from 11.00 to 19.00-no bus at 15.14, 15.44, 18.44) change at Annabichl to 40,41,42.
Heiligengeistplatz University Klagenfurt 12 (directly to University) 00 30
10 and 11 (to Minimundus)
10 20 40 50
University Klagenfurt Heiligengeistplatz 12 (directly from the University) 23 53
10 and 11 (from  Minimundus)
03 13 33 53
Heiligengeistplatz Train Station 40, 41, 42 / 05 13 20 28 35 43 50 58

The schedules above are valid from 8.00 until 19.00 on Monday->Friday (otherwise it is indicated).
Before and after this time, buses are rare.
The schedule has to be read: 00 -> 8.00, 9.00, 10.00 and so on. 45->8.45, 9.45 and so on.
N.B: Buses to the Airport have a very irregular schedule and are not shown here.

You might prefer to use the on-line travel planner of the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). Make sure to refer to your start point and destination by the prefix Klagenfurt. For example, use Klagenfurt Flughafen (resp. Klagenfurt Hauptbahnhof) if you wish to start at (go to) the airport (resp. the train station) and Klagenfurt Universität if you wish to start at (go to) the University.

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From the Hotels to the University Klagenfurt

Many hotels are within walking distance or can be easily reached by bus (and by bike) within 15 minutes.
For most of the hotels, the information given by Eurotours is sufficient.
For some hotels, the way to the university has to be illustrated, or the bus timetable to be given.
Please find below special instructions for some hotels.

 

 

From To Bus Nr/ Schedule
Krumpendorf University Klagenfurt 20,21,22 (to Minimundus) 56
additionally at 7.41, 12.49,13.49
University Klagenfurt Krumpendorf 20,21,22 (from Minimundus) 59
additionally at 12.39,13.39,16.29,17.29,19.29

The schedules above are valid from 8.00 until 19.00 on Monday->Friday (otherwise it is indicated).
Before and after this time, buses are rare.
The schedule has to be read: 00 -> 8.00, 9.00, 10.00 and so on. 45->8.45, 9.45 and so on.

Please rejoin Heiligengeistplatz (see below).
Information on the bus schedule from Heiligengeistplatz to the University can be found above.

         

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