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Our 10-acre campus overlooks the city and is adjacent to the famous Vienna Woods and the beautiful landscape of the Neustift vineyards, which provide a peaceful, conducive learning environment.

Getting to AIS By Public Transportation

From the U4 Spittelau subway station, take the 35A bus in the direction of Salmannsdorf. Stay on the 35A until the last stop (end station) where the bus turns around. When you get off the bus, walk up the hill. Take the small road on your right (Sulzweg) and continuing up the hill, turn left onto Maulbertschgasse. At the top of this road you will see the school ahead of you. The main entrance (Main Office, Entrance V) is to the right, up the street, then to the left on Salmannsdorferstrasse. It takes approximately 11 minutes to walk to AIS from the 35A bus stop.

35A Bus Connections

From the airport, take the City Airport Train (CAT) to Landstrasse Wien Mitte and then switch to U4 subway in the direction of Heiligenstadt. Get off at Spittelau. Look for signs for the 35A bus stop in the direction of Salmannsdorf. For more information on the CAT, visit

From within Vienna, take the U4 or the U6 to Spittelau. Look for signs for the 35A bus stop in the direction of Salmannsdorf. It takes about 22 minutes to get from Spittelau to the end stop of the 35A (Salmannsdorf). It costs €2.30 for a one-way trip using public transportation, no matter how many changes you make and whether you take the subway, the bus or the tram. For more information on Vienna's public transportation, visit

AIS to City Center (First District)

Get off the 35A bus at Gatterburggasse (first stop after the bus turns right at a major intersection). At the same stop, wait for the 38 tram. Board the 38 tram (direction “Schottentor”) and ride it to the end station at Schottentor. From there you can walk into the First District, ride the U2 (U-Bahn), or ride the 1, 2, or D tram (Straßenbahn) along the Ring, which forms the boundary of the first district.

City Center (First District) to AIS

Get to the Schottentor tram (Straßenbahn) stop. The subway (U-Bahn) U2 line and the 1, 2, and D trams serve this stop. At Schottentor go to the lower level. Board the 38 tram towards “Grinzing”. Take the 38 tram to Gatterburggasse (ninth stop). Exit the tram and at the same stop board the 35A bus towards ”Salmannsdorf”. You can buy your ticket at any U-bahn station or train station. Most modern touch-screen ticket machines in the subway or train stations support English, French and German. As of July 2014, the fee for getting caught wihtout a ticket on Vienna public transportation is €103.

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