HOW TO FIND US
Institute of Solid State Physics
Wiedner Hauptstraße 8-10/138
1040 Vienna, Austria
T: +43 1 58801 13710 (Karsten Held)
T: +43 1 58801 13801 (Secretariat)
Office of Prof. Karsten Held
Our institute is located in the Freihaus building of TU Vienna: 48°11'56.0"N 16°22'03.2"E. In the yellow area take an elevator to the 8th floor. Then, turn right twice and ring the doorbell to enter the institute. Go straight ahead till the end of the corridor. The office of Prof. Held is on your left hand side.
From AIRPORT to WIEN-MITTE
Vienna International Airport is only 22 km/13 miles away and offers both domestic and international flights. There are frequent CAT trains from the airport to Wien-Mitte station. Alternatively, Schnellbahn S7 runs daily operated by ÖBB.
From TRAIN STATIONS to KARLSPLATZ
- From Wien Mitte, take the subway line U4 for Hütteldorf to Karlsplatz.
- From Wien Westbahnhof, take the subway line U3 for Simmering to Volkstheater, and from here, U2 for Karlsplatz (end station).
- From Wien Hauptbahnhof, take the subway line U1 for Leopoldau to Karlsplatz.
- From Wien Praterstern, take the subway line U1 for Reumannplatz to Karlsplatz.
For train times and enquiries go to ÖBB.
From KARLSPLATZ to our INSTITUTE
From Karlsplatz, you can easily reach our institute on foot (exit: Karlsplatz).
Public transportation in Vienna (subway/bus/tram/train)
For information about reaching us within Vienna see Wiener Linien.
Car parking on the streets in Vienna
Most streets in Vienna require parking permits. Short-term parking covers all districs around our institute: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 10 pm parking fees apply. Parking vouchers (German: Parkscheine) can be purchased at tobacconists, petrol stations, or cigarette machines.
There is an underground car park operated by Wipark located at Freihaus and open 24/7. Drive in at Operngasse 13.
More economical option is the car park Karlsplatz Garage at Mattiellistraße 2-4, operated by Parken in Wien.