Travelling to Klagenfurt...
To get an idea on the location of Klagenfurt,
you may have a look at this: where
car from the highway (all directions) to the University:
Coming from the West (Salzburg, Villach), you
first go until "Klagenfurt West" which is the next crossing after
Krumpendorf. Be careful and take at Klagenfurt-West the leftmost lane
directly to Klagenfurt Center. At Klagenfurt-Wörthersee (1,5 km after
Klagenfurt-West) you leave the highway. Coming from the North (St.
Veit) or the East (Graz, Vienna), you follow the many tunnels in the
north of Klagenfurt westwards. Immediately after the Falkenbergtunnel
you take the second exit (about 300 m after the end of the Tunnel, so
be alert!) directed to "Klagenfurt West". About 1,5 km after that you
leave the highway at Exit "Klagenfurt-Wörthersee".
After having left the highway at
Klagenfurt-Wörthersee (=Klagenfurt-See in short) you immediately come
to the so called "Minimundus-Crossing" (with traffic-lights). You keep
straight direction towards south. After 400 m you will see the logo of
the University of Klagenfurt. Turn left into the Universitätsstraße.
You have arrived at your destination.
car from Slovenia (via Loiblpass) to the University:
Coming down the Loiblpass you go right through
Unterloibl, Kirschentheuer, passing the Hollenburg and Maria Rain until
you come to the first traffic lights of Klagenfurt. There you go
straight ahead. After about 800 m at the next traffic lights you turn
left towards the direction Wörthersee/Universität/Autobahn Villach to
the so-called "Südring". You go along the Südring, passing the
Wörthersee stadium. About 1 km after the stadium the road makes a big
turn right. Looking ahead then you will see on your right the "Lakeside
Park" and just behind it is the University of Klagenfurt.
is a sufficient number of parking lots around the university area (only
plane or train:
Airport is reachable by direct flights from Vienna (Austrian Airlines),
from Berlin, Cologne/Bonn, Hamburg and Hannover (Air Berlin),
from Munich (Lufthansa) and from
London Stansted, Stockholm, Goeteborg (Ryanair).
For details on travelling to Klagenfurt by train
search the time-table of the Austrian Federal Railways.
...Reaching Klagenfurt University by bus from the main station or airport
The University of Klagenfurt is easily reachable
by public transportation. The bus route system in Klagenfurt is
star-shaped. The stop Heiligengeistplatz is the centre of the star.
Heiligengeistplatz can be reached by bus lines from the train station (40, 41)
(Hauptbahnhof) and from the airport (40, 41, 45) (Flughafen). (For more information see
the route map. The stops Hauptbahnhof (main
station), Flughafen (airport) and Universität are
indicated by large yellow circles.)
To reach the university from
Heiligengeistplatz, lines 10, 11, 12, 13, 20 and 21 can be used. Line 12 is the most convenient because it directly goes
to the university. Get off the bus at the stop Universität or
if you want to go to the hostel at the stop Jugendgästehaus,
which is just one stop before Universität. Line 12 does not
run, however, on Sunday.
Lines 10, 11, 20 and 21 stop at Minimundus which is close to
the university. The stop Minimundus is located in Villacher Straße. For details see the map of the bus routes (the stop Minimundus is
indicated by a red circle) and the campus map.
An overview of
the campus can be seen here.
The travel time from Heiligengeistplatz to the
university is about 10 minutes. It is recommendable to have a look at
schedule in order to avoid long waiting times.
The cost of a bus-ticket (valid for one hour) is
1.90 Euro and can be bought on the bus.
...Reaching Klagenfurt University by taxi from
the main station or airport
Taxis are available in front of the
Arrival/Departure Hall of Klagenfurt Airport as well as in front of the
train station. Typical fares and driving times are: