#EUSEA19 will take place at Vienna BioCenter
Vienna BioCenter (VBC) is an international hot spot for Life Sciences. 18 biotech companies, 4 basic research institutes, 1 university of applied science, 1 science communication association (OPEN SCIENCE), 1 business incubator and further services are located at the Vienna BioCenter. Around 1.700 employees and more than 1.300 students from 70 nations are working and studying at the VBC. Scientists at the VBC have received 45 ERC Grants since 2007, raising up to nearly 80 million EUR. 11 Wittgenstein Awards were received by researchers at the VBC. The Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA and the association) OPEN SCIENCE run the Vienna Open Lab at VBC to make Life Sciences accessible to the interested public.
The Vienna BioCenter is well connected to public transport. You can get there by:
Vienna’s International Airport is located about 19 kilometers southeast of the Vienna BioCenter. From there, you can take:
- The Train S7 (Direction Floridsdorf) and exit at the stop St. Marx/Vienna Biocenter. It runs every 30 minutes and takes 19 minutes. It only costs 4,20 Euro one way. The best way to get to the Vienna BioCenter!
Information at https://www.oebb.at/
- The City Airport Train (CAT), which takes only 16 minutes to the Stop Wien Mitte-Landstraße, but is more expensive. You have to take the bus 74A to Viehmarktgasse afterwards.
Information at https://www.cityairporttrain.com/de/home
- The Vienna Airport Lines Shuttle Bus to the stop Hauptbahnhof Wien (main train station) and then the tram 18 (direction Schlachthausgasse) to Viehmarktgasse, which is around the corner from the Vienna BioCenter.
- Taxi: It takes about 20 minutes to go from the airport to the Vienna BioCenter and costs around €35.
If you arrive at Wien Westbahnhof, take tram 18 (direction Schlachthausgasse) to Viehmarktgasse or St. Marx. The travelling time is about 25 minutes.
If you arrive at Wien Hauptbahnhof (main train station), take Tram 18 (direction Schlachthausgasse) to Viehmarktgasse or St. Marx. It should only take about 10 minutes.
In close vicinity of the Vienna BioCenter, there are stops of the tram way 71 (stop “St. Marx”) and the tram way 18 (stops “St.Marx” and “Viehmarktgasse”).
The bus 74A also stops in walking distance to the Vienna BioCenter. You can exit the bus at Viehmarktgasse or St. Marx.
If you go by underground, take the U3 to Schlachthausgasse. From there, it is a 10 minutes walk to the Vienna BioCenter. If you prefer, you can take the tram 18 from Schlachthausgasse to Viehmarktgasse.
…and if you go by car, you can take the highway A23 and exit at “St.Marx”. If you come via the A4, take the exit “Knoten Prater”.
Pay attention that parking around the Vienna BioCenter is not for free. Parking during the day (Monday to Friday, 9am-10pm) is only possible with prepaid tickets and restricted to 2 hours at a time.