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How to find Danube University Krems

Krems is situated on the banks of the Danube in Lower Austria. It is approximately 80 kilometers from Vienna. You can reach Krems by the highway and the motorway and also by train.
Krems / Austria

By car

From Vienna
From Vienna Airport (Wien-Schwechat), follow the A4 towards Vienna (Wien), at the Prater junction follow the signs to Praha/A22, continue on the A22, at the Stockerau junction turn off to the right going towards Krems/St.Pölten/Tulln, continue on the S5 to Krems (approx. 100 km)
From downtown Vienna or north Vienna follow directions as described above - A22 to Stockerau - then follow the signs to S5 via Tulln to Krems (approx. 80km)
From the west or the south of Vienna, take the A1 to St.Pölten, then the S33 towards Krems; at the Traismauer junction turn off to join the B37. Then take the Melk/Krems Zentrum/Wachau exit and turn right to join the B3 going towards Melk/Spitz/Wachau (approx. 100 km).
In Krems, follow the B3 going towards Melk/Spitz/Wachau. At the crossing, keep left and go towards Stein/Spitz/Wachau, then follow the green "campus krems" signs *.
Parking at Danube University Krems
From Linz
Take the A1 to St. Pölten, then turn off to join the S33 going towards Krems. At the Traismauer junction, continue to the B37. Take the Melk/Krems Zentrum/Wachau exit, and turn right to join the B3 towards Melk/Spitz/Wachau (approx. 160 km)
On the A1 to Melk, continue on the B3 towards Krems. At Emmersdorf follow the green "campus krems" signs. Very picturesque route through the Wachau region (World Heritage Site).
Parking at Danube University Krems

By rail

From Vienna
From Vienna Central Station (Wien Hauptbahnhof) take the ÖBB-Railjet (you can also get on in Wien-Meidling, one stop after the Central Station) to St. Pölten, then change to the regional train to Krems (1 change); Duration: approx. 1:15, trains operate every hour
From Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof (station) take the ÖBB-REX (you can also get on in Wien-Spittelau or Wien-Heiligenstadt) to Krems; Duration: 1:15, trains operate every hour
From Vienna Airport, take the ÖBB-Railjet to St.Pölten, then change to the regional train to Krems (1 change); Duration: 1:40, trains operate every hour
From St. Pölten
Regional trains from St.Pölten Hauptbahnhof (station) also stop at Herzogenburg, Statzendorf, Paudorf, Göttweig, Furh-Palt before reaching Krems; Duration: approx. 30-45 minutes, trains run once or twice every hour
Train timetables and prices

Bus connection from Krems train station (Bahnhof Krems) - Danube University Krems (Donau-Universität Krems)


StadtBUS Krems (Line 1) and/or Campus Shuttlebus (WL 3) leave outside the Krems station's main entrance and stop at Danube University Krems ("Donau-Universität"); Duration approx. 5 min.


Have change ready for the busses (purchase fare directly from the driver), costs about 2€.