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on the way to the region of Graz

getting there & around

As they say, all roads lead to Rome … and many roads lead to Graz. And that’s just as well, because Styria is always worth a visit!

Getting there by car

Do you prefer the freedom and flexibility of travelling by car? Then the region of Graz is a great destination for you! After all, Graz provides a direct connection to A2 motorway, making it particularly easy to reach.

Driving time from …

  • Vienna: approximately 2 hours 
  • Munich: approximately 4.5 hours 
  • Udine: approximately 3 hours   

By the way: The surrounding region also provides excellent connectivity. While the north and some parts of the south have direct connections to the A9 motorway, some places in the south, west and east are located right by or near the A2 motorway.

Did you know?

In Austria, all vehicles using motorways and expressways are subject to toll payment. This toll can be paid in the form of a one-year toll sticker, a two-month toll sticker or a 10-day toll sticker.

In addition to the toll sticker, additional charges apply to certain road sections, which can be paid on site or by way of digital section toll.

Useful information for driving in Austria

section toll
ÖAMTC traffic information
ÖAMTC automobile club
ARBÖ automobile association


Travelling to the region of Graz is comfortable and environmentally friendly. Graz main station is one of Austria’s major traffic hubs. It is located near the city centre and is serviced by tram lines 1, 4, 6 and 7.

Direct train and bus connections are available from Vienna, Salzburg, Linz, Klagenfurt, Munich, Stuttgart or Frankfurt. For many other day and night trains, consult the websites of ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn. 

Travelling to Graz by train …

Travelling to Graz by bus … 

Travelling around Graz and the surrounding region by public transport …

Travelling with a “home on wheels” certainly has its benefits. Especially if you enjoy the top-class services and amenities of Austria’s best caravan parks!

Caravan parks in the region of Graz

  • caravan park in Graz, Martinhofstraße (open all year)  
  • numerous campsites and caravan parks in the city surroundings
  • romantic campsites in the Lipizzanerheimat and Steirische Rucksackdörfer regions 

Graz Thalerhof Airport is an important traffic hub servicing about one million guests every year. Visitors appreciate the airport’s close proximity to the city centre and its excellent traffic connections. 

Direct flights to Graz: 

  • Austrian Airlines from Vienna, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart 
  • Lufthansa from Frankfurt and Munich 
  • Swiss from Zurich 
  • KLM from Amsterdam 
  • Corendon from Hurghada 

Via the Star Alliance and oneworld network, Graz is also easy to reach from many other international destinations, with new routes being added on a regular basis. 

Getting from Graz Airport to the city centre:

  • by bus, train, taxi 
  • by rental car

Ready to explore the city? Have a look at our list of sights & attractions first!