Capital City: Vienna

Population: 8,756,598

Other Major Cities: Graz, Linz, Salzburg, and Innsbruck

Main Airport: Vienna (VIE)

Language: German

Currency: Euro


  • Plane: The main airport is Vienna, though there are smaller regional airports in Salzburg, Innsbruck, Graz, Linz, and Klagenfurt.
  • Train: Like most of Western Europe, Austria is connected to the continent by rail. Intercity service is offered between cities like Innsbruck, Salzburg, Graz, and Vienna. Austria is connected to neighboring countries, such as Germany, by high-speed rail, making a day trip possible.
  • Bus: Buses operate both domestically and internationally, though train is usually the fastest way to travel between cities.