Local Information

Klagenfurt am Wörthersee is the capital of the federal state of Carinthia in Austria. It is located in southern Austria, close to the border to Slovenia and Italy, and it is situated next to Wörthersee (a popular bathing lake and main tourist destination in summer).

Reaching Klagenfurt by plane (direct flights)

Reaching Klagenfurt by plane (combined with train/bus/etc.)

The following airports are close to Klagenfurt:

Other airports connected to Klagenfurt by train are:

Reaching Klagenfurt by train (also applies to the bus from Graz)

To see the train schedules / buy a ticket, use the website of the Austrian Railways (ÖBB) or, if relevant, of the German Railways (Deutsche Bahn). The main railway station is Klagenfurt Hauptbahnhof (abbreviated as Klagenfurt Hbf).

The University of Klagenfurt — Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt

The University of Klagenfurt is located in the western part of Klagenfurt, very close to the Wörthersee lake (≈10 minutes walking distance). The university can be reached using the public transport system, from the main railway station (Hauptbahnhof) or from Heiligengeistplatz – the principal bus station in the city center. A single bus ticket can be bought from the driver: it is called “60-Minuten-Karte” (“sechzig-Minuten-Karte”), it costs 2.20€ (one can change buses within this time). There is a journey planner on this website (enter Klagenfurt Universität as destination), but here are the most usual ways to reach the university:

University of Klagenfurt


Here is a list of hotels close to (and sorted by the distance to) the university:

For a budget accommodation, check out the Youth Hostel – Jugendgästehaus (bus 81, stop Jugendgästehaus, or bus 10, stop Neckheimgasse).

Other possibilities: Klagenfurt tourist information; airbnb.com.


In the following map we marked the relevant train and bus stations, hotels, shops, pharmacies, restaurants, etc. (use “see data layers” control to filter these categories).

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Further Information

Further local information concerning Klagenfurt will be posted here in due course.

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