Meeting on Asteroids and Comets in Europe
MACE 2006 - May 12-14 - Vienna, Austria
Travel by Plane
Vienna has a inetrnational airport with flight connections from all over the world. The City
Airport Train connects airport to the center of the city (16 minutes, EUR 9.--). Alternatively,
you can take a Taxi (approx. EUR 35.--) from the airport to your accommodation. For more information,
please visit the Vienna Airport Homepage,
which also features a Worldwide Flight Guide.
Travel by Train
Railway connections from most European countries to Vienna are available. For more information, please
consult the Railway scheduled query.
Travel by Car
For those who travel by car, a map / route planner for the Kuffner Observatory in Vienna, the location of the MACE 2006 meeting, is
Public transport in Vienna
Vienna has a efficient network of underground trains, trams, and buses. Tickets are available in the underground
stations and at tobacconists.
To go to the Kuffner Observatory, the location of the MACE 2006 meeting, use the underground train U3 or the
municipal railway S45 to stop "Ottakring". From there, take bus 46B or 146B to stop "Ottakringer Bad/Kuffner-Sternwarte".
Instead of taking the bus, you can take a 15 minute walk: Go west on the "Thaliastraße" for about 700 m,
then turn left into the "Johann-Staud-Straße". After another 900 meters, you will have reached the Kuffner Observatory.
Mild, central European climate can be expected for Vienna. The temperatures in May range from 10°C to 20°C.
On average, there are 18 days with precipitation in May, and the mean monthly rainfall fro May is 68 mm.
Nationals from EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein Norway or Switzerland do not require a visa. Citizens of
other countries should check this visa information
to see if they need a visa.
The government of Vienna provides a lot of general information (city map, public transport, tourism, etc.)
about Vienna on their website http://www.wien.gv.at/.
You may also want to visit the web site of the Vienna tourist office Veinna tourist office at http://www.wien.info.
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