The conference takes place in a hybrid format onsite at Graz University of Technology, Rechbauerstraße 12, Graz, Austria and online.


You can reach Graz by trains and flights. The airport is located in the south of the city center. The main railway station is located directly in the city center.

Traveling from Graz Airport to the City Center

There are two types of public transportation between the airport and the city center: bus and train. The ticket price for a one-way trip (one-hour ticket) is €2.70 and a one-day trip (24-hour ticket) is €5.80.


The bus stop can be easily found outside the terminal (arrival area). The bus 630 is a direct and non-stop line that will bring you directly to downtown Graz (Graz Andreas-Hofer-Platz) in just 25 minutes. You can buy a ticket on the bus, directly from the bus driver.


The train is perhaps the quickest way to reach the city center. The railway line passes next to the airport building. Therefore, you just leave the terminal and then follow the signs for about 300 meters to reach the platform. Trains between Graz airport and the central railway station depart at least once every 30 minutes. The train line to the city center is S5, which heads in the northern direction towards Graz. In about 10-15 minutes, you will be at the central railway station, which is close to the city center. Please note that the ticket must be purchased before boarding the train (directly on the platform).

An overall timetable to travel between Graz and Graz Airport (GRZ) for the train S5 and the bus line 630 can be found here.

Traveling from Vienna Airport to Graz

There are two types of transportation to travel from Vienna Airport to Graz: bus and train.


You can travel from Vienna Airport to Graz with Flixbus. Use the tabs below to find more information about the facilities onboard for each carrier.


On average it takes 3h 7min to travel from Vienna Airport to Graz by train, over a distance of around 146 km (90 miles). Usually, there are 23 trains per day travelling between these stations. Tickets for the journey start from €14.20 when booking in advance. Further information regarding the trains from Vienna Airport to Graz can be found here.

Journey time
(on average)
3h 7minPriceFrom € 14.20
Distance146 km (90 miles)Frequency23 trains per day
First train05:19Last train22:36
Departure stationVienna AirportArrival stationGraz Central Railway Station
ChangesDirect trains availableTrain operatorÖBB

Airplane Connections to Graz

Graz Airport (Thalerhof Airport) is a medium-sized airport in Austria and also an international airport. In total, there are 11 airports around the world that have direct flights to Graz and spread around 11 cities in six countries. Currently, there is only one domestic flight from Vienna to Graz. Information about all direct flights to Graz can be found here.


We recommended the following hotels for accommodation. Those hotels offer special rates for conference participants.

State “Please apply the TU Graz specific hotel pricing conditions” in the online booking process to receive the discount.

Further Information

Further information regarding accommodation, interesting places and restaurants in Graz can be found here.