Vienna - Traffic
Short term parking zones
The districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 18, 20 and parts of the 12, 14, 16, 17 are short term parking zones, which are marked with signs with information about the maximum parking duration. The parking duration in this zones depends on the district and also within the district on the street. You have to buy parking tickets to be allowed to park in the short term parking zones. Permanent Parking stickers are available for the district in which are you living, at your "Bezirksamt". The team of RANDOS Relocation will be pleased to help you with the application.
Parking tickets can be bought at "Tabak Trafiken" or at the ticket machines in all metro stations. They should be put on the dashboard of your car. The parking tickets are available for ½ hour (€ 1,05) for 1 hour (€ 2,10), for 1 ½ hours (€ 3,15), for 2 hours (€ 4,20) and for 15 minutes (for free). It is not allowed to use more than one 15 minutes parking ticket at the same time. Fill in the date and year and the arriving time (If you arrive at 12:16h, you fill in 12:30h, that means the next full quarter of an hour). It's allowed using several parking tickets, depending on the maximum parking duration. Then on every parking ticket should be filled in the same arriving time.
m-parking is a service of the city of Vienna, which makes it possible to buy parking tickets with sms. www.handyparken.at
130 km/h on motorways
100 km/h on country roads
80 km/h on city motorways
50 km/h in cities and built-up areas, unless otherwise indicated.
The public transportation system in Vienna is very well developed. It is highly recommended in the inner city districts because of short term parking zones. The "Wiener Linien" offers several types of tickets. www.wienerlinien.at
Ticket- and Pass prices:
annual ticket: € 365,00 (single payment, € 396,-- monthly payment)
monthly ticket: € 51,00
seven-day ticket: € 17,10
one-way ticket: € 2,40 (2,60 when you buy the ticket in the tram)