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Coronavirus

Due to the global coronavirus pandemic European countries have increased their entry requirements.

Please check the latest news regarding entry requirements and the current situation in Austria before starting your journey ( here you can find the latest updates in German language).

Detailed information about the situation worldwide can be found at the IATA travel centre.

Facts & Figures

Capital: Vienna
Area 83.871 km²
Population: about 8,79 million
Country ID: A
Electricity 230 volts (you might need an adaptor)/ 50 Hertz alternating current
Time: CET; Summertime: last Sunday of March - last Sunday in October: CET +1h
Neighbouring Countries:

Weather

Before Travelling

Important information

Due to the global coronavirus pandemic European countries have increased their entry requirements.

Please check the latest news regarding entry requirements and the current situation in Austria before starting your journey ( here you can find the latest updates in German language).

Detailed information about the situation worldwide can be found at the IATA travel centre.

Please note that holders of an EEA (EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway) or Swiss passport do not require a visa. Holders of British passports do not need a visa for Austria. There are no restrictions on the remaining validity of your passport, providing you leave Austria before its expiry date. Holders of all other passports, please check:www.bmeia.gv.at/en/

For further informations please contact the Austrian Embassy (consular departement) in your home country.

Getting there

Important information

Due to the global coronavirus pandemic European countries have increased their entry requirements.

Please check the latest news regarding entry requirements and the current situation in Austria before starting your journey ( here you can find the latest updates in German language).

Detailed information about the situation worldwide can be found at the IATA travel centre.

 

Austria - Switzerland/Liechtenstein
Border Station Switzerland Opposite Side Kind of Vehicle;
Type of Border Station
Opening Hours
Martinsbruck (T) Martina All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
5 am - 11 pm.;
 
Pfunds (T) Martina All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
 
Spiss (T) Martina All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Liechtenstein (south to north)
Tisis (Vbg.) Schaanwald All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Tosters (Vbg.) Mauren All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
+43 (0)5522/ 72402
Nofels (Vbg.) Ruggell All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
+43 (0)5522/ 72128
Switzerland (south to north)
Bangs (Vbg.) Lienz All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Meiningen (Vbg.) Oberriet All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Koblach (Vbg.) Montlingen All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Mäder (Vbg.) Kriessern All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Hohenems (Vbg.) Diepoldsau All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Schmitterbrücke (Vbg.) Diepoldsau All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Wiesenrain (Vbg.) Widnau All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Lustenau (Vbg.) Au All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Höchst (Vbg.) St. Margrethen All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Gaißau (Vbg.) Rheineck All Kind of Vehicles ;
International border crossing
24 hours;

T = Tyrol; Vbg. = Vorarlberg

 

Austria - Czech Republic
Border Station Opposite side Kind of Vehicle; Type of Border Station Opening hours
Schöneben (OÖ) Zadni Zvonkova Personal cars, lorries up to 3,5 t and buses (one-way traffic for buses: 8am - 1pm from CZ to A, 2pm - 8pm A to CZ), pedestrians, cyclists, cross-country skiers, skiers, small motor-bikers; International Border crossing 24 hours;
Guglwald (OÖ) Predny Vyton Personal cars up to 3,5 t; International border crossing 24 hours;
Weigetschlag (OÖ) Studanky All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Wullowitz (OÖ) Dolni Dvoriste All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Phyrabruck (NÖ) Novy Hrady Personal cars,
buses,
cyclists,
pedestrians;
Citizens without visa duty
24 hours;
Gmünd (NÖ) Ceske Velenice All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing cyclists,
pedestrians;
Citizens without visa duty
24 hours;
Neunagelberg (NÖ) Halamky All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Litschau/ Schlag (NÖ) Chlum u Trebone cyclists,
pedestrians;
horse riders,
Citizens without visa duty
1.4.-31.10.: 24 hours -
1.11.-31.3.: 24 hours;
Grametten (NÖ) Nova Bystrice All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Fratres (NÖ) Slavonjice Personal cars up to 3,5 t;
International border crossing
6-24;
Oberthürnau (NÖ) (Drosendorf) Vratenjin Tourist travel only,
personal cars up to max. 3,5 t;
Citizens without visa duty
24 hours;
Hardegg (NÖ) Cicov cyclists,
pedestrians,
skiers;
Citizens without visa duty
24 hours;
Mitterretzbach(NÖ) Hnanice Tourist travel only,
personal cars up to max. 3,5 t;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Kleinhaugsdorf (NÖ) Hate All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Laa a.d. Thaya (NÖ) Hevlin Lorries up to 3,5t actual load and 6 t overall weight;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Drasenhofen (NÖ) Mikulov All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Schrattenberg (NÖ) Valtice Personal cars up to 3,5 t,
Tourist travel only;
EU-Nationals cyclists,
pedestrians;
Citizens without visa duty
24 hours;
Reintal (NÖ) Pastorna Personal cars up to 3,5 t,
Tourist travel only;
EU-Nationals cyclists,
pedestrians;
Citizens without visa duty
24 hours;

OÖ = upper austria; NÖ = lower austria

 

Austria - Czech Republic
Border Station Opposite side Kind of Vehicle; Type of Border Station Opening hours;
Kleintaxen (NÖ) Kostálkov Pedestrians, bikers, skiers, horse riders 01.04.-31.10.:
6am - 10pm
01.11.-31.03.:
8am - 8pm
Schaditz (NÖ) Hluboká Motorbikes, pedestrians, bikers, skiers, horse riders 01.04.-31.10.:
6am - 10pm
01.11.-31.03.:
8am - 8pm
Heinrichsreith (NÖ) Stálky Pedestrians, bikers, skiers, horse riders 01.04.-31.10.:
6am - 10pm
01.11.-31.03.:
8am - 8pm
Langau (NÖ) Safov Pedestrians, bikers, skiers, horse riders 01.04.-30.09.:
8am - 10pm
01.10.-31.03.:
8am - 8pm
Felling (NÖ) Podmyce Pedestrians, bikers, skiers 01.04.-31.10.:
6am - 10pm
01.11.-31.03.:
8am - 8pm
Hardegg (NÖ) Cizov Pedestrians, bikers, skiers 01.04.-31.10.:
6am - 10pm
01.11.-31.03.:
8am - 8pm
Mitterretzbach (NÖ) Hnanice Pedestrians, bikers, horse riders 01.04.-31.10.:
6am - 10pm
01.11.-31.03.:
8am - 10pm
Seefeld/Kadolz (NÖ) Jaroslavice Motorbikes, pedestrians, bikers, horse riders 01.04.-31.10.:
8am - 8pm
Alt Prerau (NÖ) Novy Prerov Motorbikes, pedestrians, bikers, horse riders 01.04.-31.10.:
6am - 10pm
01.11.-31.03.:
8am - 8pm
Ottenthal (NÖ) Mikulov Motorbikes, pedestrians, bikers, horse riders, skiers 01.04.-31.10.:
6am - 10pm
01.11.-31.03.:
8am - 8pm

OÖ = upper austria; NÖ = lower austria

 

Austria - Slovakia
Border Station Opposite side Kind of Vehicles; Type of Border Station Opening hours
Hohenau (Pontonbrücke) Moravsky Sväty Jan Lorries up to 3,5t actual load; EU-Nationals 24 hours;
Angern a.d. March (Ferry)* Zahorska Ves Personal cars up to 3,5 t; EU-Nationals 6 am.-8 pm.
no Ferry
12 am - 1 pm;
Kittsee Jarvoce All Kind of Vehicles Internationaler Border Station 24 hours;
ÖAMTC-Borderstation:
+43 2143/30003
Zollposten Kittsee Jarovce Personal cars up to 3,5t, Tourist travel only; EU-Nationals 24 hours;
Berg Petrzalka Personal cars up to 3,5t; Regular buses between Austria and Slowakia 24 hours;

* On the slovakian side the following fees will be levied for using the ferry boat: Car + driver: SKK 60 (EUR 1,45), every other person: SKK 30 (0,73), children below 15 and retirees: SKK 15 (EUR 0,36). The fees will be marked on the border crossing. Paymant only in SKK possible.

 

Austria - Hungary
Border Station Opposite side Kind of Vehicles; Type of Border Station Opening hours
Nickelsdorf Hegyeshalom All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
ÖAMTC-Borderstations:
Süd: +43 2146/ 2184
Nord: +43 2146/3122
Andau Mosonszentjanos Pedestrians and cyclists;
International border crossing
1.4.-31.5. und
1.10.-2.11.:
24 hours,
1.6.-30.9.:
24 hours;
Pamhagen Fertöd Passenger cars and buses,
lorries up to 3,5t;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Mörbisch Fertörakos Pedestrians and cyclists;
International border crossing
1.4.-31.5. und
1.10.-2.11.:
24 hours,
1.6.-30.9.:
24 hours;
Mörbisch Fertörakos Border crossing for boats;
On the Austrian side at Mörbisch, nearby the stage, on the hungarian side at the firm "Dresch", at Fertörakos. Visitors don`t need a triptik for their boat.
1.5.-15.6. und
15.9..-15.10.:
10 am - 6 pm;
16.6.-14.9.:
10 am -8 pm;
Klingenbach Sopron Vehicles up to 7,5 t;
International border crossing
24 hours;
ÖAMTC-Borderstation:
+43 2687/48198
Deutschkreutz Kophaza Vehicles up to 7,5 t;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Lutzmannsburg Zsira Pedestrians, cyclists, EU-Countries 24 hours;
Rattendorf Köszeg All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
1. may - 2. nov.:
24 hours,
3. nov.- 30. April:
24 hours;
Rechnitz Bozsok NO Lorries, Tourist travel only;
EU-Countries
24 hours;
Schachendorf Szombathely All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Eberau Szentpeterfa Lorries up to 2,5t, Tourist travel;
EU-Countries
24 hours;
Heiligenkreuz Rabafüzes All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
ÖAMTC-Borderstation Rabafüzes:

 

Austria - Hungary
Border Station Opposite side Kind of Vehicle
Sankt Margarethen FertQrákos (Sopronpuszta) pedestrians, cyclists, horse riders
Schattendorf Ágfalva pedestrians, cyclists, horse riders
Loipersbach Ágfalva pedestrians, cyclists, horse riders
Sieggraben Sopron (Görbehalomtelep) pedestrians, cyclists
Sieggraben (Herrentisch/AsztalfQ) Sopron (Görbehalomtelep) pedestrians, cyclists
Ritzing (Ilonaakna/ Helenenschacht) Sopron (Brennbergbánya) pedestrians, cyclists, horse riders
Neckenmarkt Harka pedestrians, cyclists
Deutschkreutz Nagycenk pedestrians, cyclists, horse riders
Nikitsch Sopronkövesd pedestrians, cyclists, horse riders
Schandorf Narda pedestrians, cyclists, horse riders
Burg (Pinkaszurdok) FelsQcsatár pedestrians
Eisenberg Vaskeresztes pedestrians, cyclists, horse riders
Deutsch Schützen Pornóapáti pedestrians, cyclists, horse riders
Reinersdorf Nemesmedves pedestrians, cyclists, horse riders
Inzenhof (Sankt Emmerich Kirche) Rönök pedestrians, cyclists, horse riders
Mogersdorf (Zollhausstrasse) Szentgotthárd pedestrians, cyclists, horse riders

 

Austria - Slovenia
Border Station Opposite side Kind of Vehicle;
Type of Border Station
Opening hours
Bonisdorf (Bgld.) Kuzma Vehicles up to 7,5 t;
International border crossing
24 hours;
St. Anna (Stmk.) Kramarovci Pedestrians, cyclists,
Motorbiker up to 125 ccm;
Nationals without Visa
24 hours;
Sicheldorf (Stmk.) Gederovci All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Bad Radkersburg (Stmk.) Gornja Radgona All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Mureck (Stmk.) Trate All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Weitersfeld (Stmk.) (Murfähre) Sladki vrh Pedestrians, cyclists, Motorbiker up to 125 ccm; Nationals without Visa 24 hours;
Spielfeld (Stmk.) Sentilj All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Oppening hours tolloffice:
Mo-Fr: 7 am - 10 pm
Sa: 8 am - 12 pm
So, Fei: 8 am - 10 pm;
Langegg (Stmk.) Jurij All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Großwalz (Stmk.) Duh Tourist travel only;
EU-Countries, Nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein und Norway
24 hours;
Radlpass (Stmk.) Radlje ob Dravi All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
+43 59133/ 6106
Lavamünd (Knt.) Vic (Dravograd) All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Leifling (Ktn.) Libelic Tourist travel only;
EU-Countries, Nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein und Norway
24 hours;
Bleiburg (Ktn.) Holmec All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Raunjak (Ktn.) Mezica Tourist travel only;
EU-Countries, Nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein und Norway
24 hours;
Paulitschsattel (Ktn.)   All Kind of Vehicles;
EU-Countries, Nationals of Switzerland
1.4. - 2.11.:
7 - 22h other time winter ban;
Seebergsattel (Ktn.) Jezerski vrh All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Loibltunnel (Ktn.) Ljubelj All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Karawankentunnel (Ktn.) Karavanke All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;
Wurzenpass (Ktn.) Korensko sedlo All Kind of Vehicles;
International border crossing
24 hours;

Bgld. = Burgenland, Stmk. = Styria, Ktn. = Carithia

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