Pick up your car hire in Vienna and enjoy the feeling of freedom that the city gives you. Explore the centre or drive your car hire out of the city to explore the Austrian countryside. Vienna is one of the greatest cultural cities in Europe with its historic and cultural offerings. It is also said to be the "City of Dreams", as it was home to Sigmund Freud, the first psycho-analyst. Vienna is also known for its many renowned composers, with Strauss, Mozart and Beethoven all having worked and left their legacy in the city. Wherever you look you can see or hear music, it surrounds you and guides you through the streets. You can stroll along the river admiring the baroque architecture, visit the Spanish Riding School, or the Imperial Palace, which houses treasures from as far back as the Holy Roman Empire. For a special evening out, book your tickets for the Vienna Mozart Concert at the Musikverein.
If you are interested in discovering more of Austria, drive your car hire to Salzburg, a great place to try ouskiing in winter! Auto Europe offers numerous pick-up locations within Vienna, including the airport, and other destinations in Austria - find the right one for you today!
Driving your car hire in Vienna should be fairly easy, as drivers in the Austrian capital city usually drive safely and obey the speed limits. However, as in any metropolis, traffic during rush hours may become heavy, so try do avoid it if possible. Additionally, pay attention to pedestrian-only zones and one-way streets. Vienna is well connected to the motorway network, allowing you to travel outside the capital, to nearby Bratislava for example. To feel more comfortable on the road in Vienna, please visit our Austria driving guide.
Vienna city centre has paid-parking zones with restricted parking time, so please pay close attention to the parking signs. There are many P+R facilities outside the city as well as public car parks dotted throughout the capital city.
Vienna is located in the northeastern part of Austria. The second largest river in Europe, the Danube, flows through the city. Summer is a great time to visit Vienna, as temperatures tend to rise as high as 24 to 33 °C. Winters in Vienna do not get too cold either, as temperatures average around 0°C.
Vienna International Airport is located 11 miles southeast of the Austrian capital. It is the largest airport in the country and serves as a hub for the national carrier, Austrian Airlines.
Vienna International Airport (VIE)
Telephone: +43 1 700 70
Vienna has an extensive transportation system incorporating bus, tram, s-bahn (overground train) and underground with a unified ticketing system. Long distance train connections include international destinations like Munich, Bratislava or Zurich.