Where is Vienna located? Is Vienna a country? And if not, which country is Vienna in? When you come from outside Europe this page will help you define and pinpoint my home city Vienna exactly on the map. On top, find out what its surroundings look like and about the nearest major cities to Vienna.
Is Vienna A Country?
Actually, Vienna is a European city and a federal region. To be precise, Vienna is the capital city of Austria and is located in Central Europe. Because Austria is small it is bordering with eight countries: Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Italy and Slovenia. Since Vienna is located in the Eastern part of Austria, some Eastern European cities are in fact closer to Vienna than other major Austrian cities.
At an area size of 414.87 square kilometers (157.65 square miles) Vienna is about as large as Cairo, Jaipur, or New Orleans.
Where Is Vienna Located?
To measure Vienna’s location geographically, the city is located at a latitude and longitude of 48.2082° N, 16.3738° E. To give you a perspective, this means Vienna is on roughly the same latitude as Baden Württemberg in Germany, Minnesota in the US, and Ontario in Canada.
On this map of Europe, you clearly see Vienna’s geographical location and all of Austria’s neighbouring countries.
Where Is Vienna In Austria?
To help you orientate yourself in Austria find out in which part of this country Vienna sits. Can you go skiing or swimming or take a boat trip close to Vienna? Sure you can.
In fact, Vienna is located between the Eastern fringe of the Alps, the Western fringe of the Vienna Basin, and the Pannonic Lowlands, which stretch far into Hungary. In the Northern part of Vienna, the Danube crosses through the city. From the northwest to the southwest the Vienna Woods embrace the city. And at about 60 km south east, the Neusiedlersee borders with Hungary.
Vienna Climate Zone
Where is Vienna Austria located in terms of its climate zone? Because Vienna belongs to the Middle European Transition Climate Zone we get our weather from either the Atlantic, or from other parts of Europe. As a result, we receive mixture of wet weather, cool continental winds from the north and east, or warm weather from the south and south west.
Where Is Vienna Located Compared To Nearby Cities?
Where is Vienna Austria? Since Europe mixes a lot of small countries with big attractions, why not identify key places near Vienna to visit?
For a quick overview, check these selected nearby cities and other major European destinations below. Actually, many of them are among the best places in Europe to travel.
If you plan a European round trip, you will find that most destinations are within a few hours’ reach by train or car. To get an idea of connections and frequencies check these key train journeys to and from Vienna, as well as flights to and from Vienna within Europe. As modern highways connect most nearby cities many travellers opt for a day excursion by car, for example to Salzburg, Bratislava and even Budapest.
- Vienna – Bratislava: 56 km / 35 miles
- Vienna – Budapest: 233 km / 145 miles
- Vienna – Salzburg: 252 km / 156 miles
- Vienna – Prague: 252 km / 156 miles
- Vienna – Munich: 354 km / 220 miles
- Vienna – Venice: 434 km / 269 miles
- Vienna – Krakow: 466 km / 290 miles
- Vienna – Frankfurt: 601 km / 374 miles
- Vienna – Milan: 623 km / 387 miles
- Vienna – Rome: 765 km / 475 miles
- Vienna – Paris: 1,037 km / 645 miles
Use This Interactive Map For Trip Planning
Where can you go from Vienna in a day? And where is it best to stay overnight?
To finetune your trip planning use the interactive map in the right bar. Click on it, then click on ‘Destinations’ and find out exactly where best to travel from Vienna. Not only will you get the distances and driving directions in seconds, but also public transport and biking options.
Where In Austria To Travel From Vienna?
Other than Vienna and Salzburg, Austria remains largely unknown for many culture travellers. Native Austrians like me have it easy to find the best spots. Let me share my top 21 locations in Austria with you. I have also included transport options like OEBB in my Austria Travel Guide and how long it will take you to get there.
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