Travel arrangements

By train
Vienna is well connected to the international rail network. International trains arrive either at Wien Westbahnhof or Wien Meidling. From there you can take the underground, buses and/or trams | Train schedule

By plane
Austrian Airlines is the official carrier of the
54th Symposium of the Society for Histochemistry and offers participants a discount on online bookings.

Book your flights to the 
54th Symposium of the Society for Histochemistry online at and save  15 % on all applicable fares!
To do so, simply enter the following code in the Voucher/Gutschein field on the Austrian Airlines website:

Code: SSH12

•    Booking period: now until September 8th, 2012
•    Valid for flights to Vienna and return as of August 22nd, 2012 until September 22nd, 2012 (final date for return flight) on OS flight numbers.

Vienna International Airport

Airport Taxi: Airportdriver

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from 0 - 24h

Phone: +43 1 22 8 22
Fax: +43 1 22 8 22 8


Moving around in Vienna

Vienna has an efficient public transportation system.

You can easily purchase tickets at the ticket machines in Vienna or online.

The 72-h Vienna ticket (EURO 13.60) is an economic way of moving around in Vienna.

For those who plan to do some sightseeing while they are in Vienna, the Vienna Card (EURO 18.50) might be the right choice. It is also valid for 72 hours and entitles you to reduced rates when visiting museums, exhibitions, etc. You can buy the Vienna Card at the airport, in most hotels or order it online.

For general information on public transport and the different kinds of tickets please see Wiener Linien (button for English language is in the upper right corner).

Other useful links:
•    Map of Vienna
•    Route planner


Requests concerning registration, accommodation and travelling:

Gerry Schneider
University of Vienna
Universitätsring 1
1010 Vienna, Austria
phone: +43 1 4277 17526

Request concerning the scientific programme:

Klara Weipoltshammer
Department for Cell- and Developmental Biology
Center for Anatomy and Cell Biology
Schwarzspanierstr. 17
1090 Vienna, Austria
phone: +43 1 40160 37725

54th Symposium of the Society for Histochemistry | Campus of the University of Vienna  | Hörsaalzentrum  | Spitalgasse 2-4 (Court 2)  | 1090 Vienna