Workshop on Cryptographic protocols for small devices

May 13, 2016, Vienna, Austria

On this page you can find practical information about Vienna: accomodation, public transport and the venue of the workshop.


Please download and print a booklet that contains valuable information about the venue, directions, and Vienna.


The conference takes place in the Kuppelsaal, which is located in the cupola right above the main entrance of the main building of the Vienna University of Technology. The map below shows the locations of the Kuppelsaal and the two closest exits of the underground station Karlsplatz. Note that this is not the same venue as Eurocrypt (Aula der Wissenschaften) but it is within walking distance (20 minutes).


By air

The airport of Vienna is Wien Schwechat. Some airline companies only land at the Bratislava airport, which is located 60 km from Vienna. A bus shuttle connects Bratislava airport with Wien Schwechat and the city of Vienna.

Vienna can be reached from the airport by

  • regular suburban railway train (S-Bahn; fare price € 4,20, duration 25 to 27 minutes),
  • a rapid train shuttle (CAT - City Airport Train; fare price € 11, duration 16 min),
  • buses (8 €, 20 min) or
  • taxis (€ 36, approx. 20 min).

See the web site of Vienna airport for information on travel to and from the airport.

Suburban railway: Take the suburban railway line S7 to the station Wien Mitte / Landstraße. At the teller machines, choose Wien Mitte as your destination. The fare price includes the use of further means of public transport within the city boundaries of Vienna. At Wien Mitte / Landstraße, change to the underground line U4 direction Hütteldorf, get off at the second stop at Karlsplatz. Trains depart twice an hour from the airport, 17 and 42 minutes after the full hour.

City Airport Train: The City Airport Train (CAT) is heavily advertised at the airport. It stops at Wien Mitte / Landstraße. The ride takes 16 minutes and Trains depart 6 and 36 minutes after the full hour. The fare price is € 11 not including public transport within Vienna. From Wien Mitte / Landstraße, continue as above.

Buses: Buses to Wien Schwedenplatz take 20 min and depart 20 and 50 min after the full hour. The fare price is 8 €. From Wien Schwedenplatz, continue with the underground line U1 direction Reumannplatz to Karlsplatz. A ticket for the underground must be bought. A half-price ticket is sufficient for the two stops.

Taxi: Usually, special rates are offered for the transfer to and from the airport, e.g., starting from 29 € by Further taxi companies are listed at

By train

Trains arrive at Wien Meidling or Wien Hauptbahnhof. From Wien Meidling, continue with underground line U6, direction Floridsdorf to Längenfeldstraße, change to U4, direction Heiligenstadt and exit at Karlsplatz. From Wien Hauptbahnhof, take the underground U1, direction Leopoldau, exit at the second stop at Karlsplatz.

By car

Parking is restricted to a duration of 2 hours in the surroundings of the conference site. Parking vouchers can be bought at a Tabak Trafik. A parking garage is located at Operngasse 13, 1040 Wien. The rate for a day is 35 €.

How to get around

Train information, including public transport within Vienna, is available at A service restricted to the region around Vienna, but displaying the journey on a map, is The german version of the same website provides various maps in pdf-format for download, e.g., a map of the underground lines or a city map.


We refer to the Eurocrypt 2016 page on accomodation.