Travel for ERS Congress 2024

Getting to Vienna – Special Lufthansa Group airlines fares

The Lufthansa Group airlines bring people together – every day, all around the world. The global route network of Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings, offers optimal connection and combination options, so you will benefit from quick and direct flights to the event.

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Transportation cards

The most efficient way to travel to the ERS Congress 2024 venue is by public transport.

ERS has negotiated a special rate for public transportation cards with the Wiener Linien for ERS Congress delegates. Please note that these cards will be sold at the time of registration for €20 per person for unlimited travel on all buses, metro and commuter trains within Vienna during the Congress days.

Should you purchase the transportation card during the registration process, it will be printed on your Congress badge to be used on the transportation system.

Please note: The transportation card is not included in the ERS Congress registration fee.

As ERS has negotiated a special rate for delegates, please note that no reimbursement will apply in case of cancellation. Additionally, should you need to cancel your registration to the ERS Congress, please note that no reimbursement will apply for the purchased transportation cards.

Please go to the Vienna Transport website for more information on how to reach the venue via public transport.

Please find more information below about travel to and from the Congress centre.

Travelling to the Congress centre

By Train

From Vienna International Airport

  • Take the REX 7 towards Wien Floridsdorf Bahnhof and get off at Praterstern after five stops. There, change and board the U2 direction Aspernstraße and get off at Messe – Prater. You will find the Registration Area in front of the metro station. The ride will approximately take 40 minutes and cost €4.40.
  • With a travel time of only 16 minutes, the City Airport Train (CAT) is the fastest non-stop connection from the airport to Vienna city centre. ERS Congress participants can enjoy a 20% discount by using the code ‘ERS2024’. Book your CAT here.



From Vienna Main Station

  • Take the metro U1 direction Leopldau and get off at Praterstern. There, take the metro U2 direction Seestadt and get off at Messe – Prater station. You will find the Registration Area in front of the metro station. The ride will approximately take 30 minutes and cost €4.40.

By Taxi

The Congress centre is only 20 minutes away from Vienna International Airport by taxi depending on traffic and it will cost approximately between €40 and €45.

Travelling in Vienna and to the Congress centre

For further details regarding the Vienna transportation structure, please visit the Vienna official tourism website or Messe Wien official website.