Getting there

BP18’s official carrier: Austrian Airlines

BP18 official airlineBP18 proudly presents its official carrier: Austrian Airlines. BP18 attendees will have a 15% discount off any flight with a destination of Vienna (including the return flight).  To get the discount, simply book your flight on the Austrian website, then apply coupon code ‘BP18’ in the voucher section.

Conditions apply: The offer is valid for bookings made by 20 April, for the period between 11 and 27 April, for all booking classes, for flights operated by Austrian. The offer is not valid on other StarAlliance airlines or codeshare flights.



Other airlines

Vienna is a major international transport hub, served by many airlines, connected with direct routes with well over 100 cities worldwide.   Here’s a list of destinations and airlines.

Flying to Bratislava

You may be better of flying to the capital of Slovakia, just 60 kms away from Vienna. The Bratislava airport is well-connected with direct buses to the main bus terminal in Vienna.

Here’s a list of cities that are connected to Bratislava with direct flights. Both Ryanair and Wizzair have quite a few routes, many from cities that are connected to Vienna.

Flixbus offers direct links from the airport to Vienna’s VIB terminal (see below), with buses running every 2 hours (9:15 to 23:20),  reaching Vienna in 80 minutes.  The ride costs just 5€ and you need take to reserve a seat in advance.

BP18 Map Bratislava to Vienna

Train and bus

If you arrive from Prague, Brno, Bratislava, Budapest, Venice, Austria, or Bavaria, you’re likely to find a suitable ride on the rail network.   Check out ÖBB’s website or your national railway company’s website.

The Vienna International Bus terminal (VIB) is well connected to hundreds of cities across Europe, from Amsterdam to Zadar, or from Toulouse to Zhitomir.    The bus terminal is served by U3, the same subway line that connects the conference venues and the budget hotels near Westbahnhof.