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Directions and location of the Danube in Austria

By car

  • Coming from Munich or Regensburg: Innkreis Autobahn A8, West Autobahn A1
  • Coming from Passau: B130 Nibelungen Strasse
  • Coming from Linz: West Autobahn A1, B3 Donaustrasse
  • Coming from St. Pölten: West Autobahn A1, S33 Kremser Schnellstrasse, B3 Donaustrasse
  • Coming from Vienna: West Autobahn A1, S5 Stockerauer Schnellstrasse, A23 Südosttangente in Vienna
  • Coming from Graz: Südautobahn A2, then A21 Wiener Aussenring Autobahn; A9 Pyhrn Autobahn
  • Click here to proceed to the route planner

By train

The closest train stations of the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) are in Passau, Linz, Amstetten, Krems, Melk and Vienna. Many host businesses pick their guests up at the station on request - just ask your host.

This rail line runs along the left bank of the Danube in the Strudengau from St. Valentin through Perg, St. Nikola and Struden to Sarmingstein.

Radtramper Donau
This service is geared particularly to bicyclists pedaling along the Danube from Vienna to Linz and on to Passau or back and gives them the comfortable option of covering part of the journey by train.

This train line passes through vineyards along the mighty Danube river on its way through the Wachau from Krems to Emmersdorf.

By passenger ship

There is a variety of vessels on the Danube for scheduled service, excursions and cruises. They let you explore the river and its diverse regions from an especially scenic vantage point

By plane

There are two airports in the Danube region of Austria: