Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
The provincial capital, Klagenfurt, located in the heart of Carinthia, is an inspiration with its history, culture and liveliness, major events and numerous sights. For example, the historic Old Town with its Italian palaces and cultural treasures such as the Coat of Arms Hall, the Carinthian Museum of Modern Art and the Klagenfurt City Theatre or the romantic Lendkanal, a waterway which connects the city centre with the eastern bay of Lake Wörthersee.
Discover the old town and relax at the lake. More information: www.visitklagenfurt.at
You can fly to Klagenfurt Airport directly from the airports of Vienna, Cologne, Hamburg and London Gatwick. The Airports of Ljubljana, Trieste and Graz are between 100-150 km away with connections from and to Klagenfurt by bus and train.
We recommend pre-booking ground transportation, particularly busses from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt.
The airports of Salzburg, Venice and Treviso are also well connected to Klagenfurt by bus and train.
The Klagenfurt Central Station “Klagenfurt Hauptbahnhof” lies at one of the main train routes in Austria. Timetables and offers are provided on the website of Austrians railway company. On this website you can also book the express buses from Graz, Udine and Venice to Klagenfurt. The bus from Ljubljana Airport to Klagenfurt can be booked here two months in advance. Advance bookings are essential to ensure a bus seat. You can find additional intercity bus connections on this homepage.
Public transport in Klagenfurt
Up-to-date timetables can be found at the website of the local bus company.
It is possible to rent a bike throughout the city (e.g. at the tourist information in the city center, at the university or the Seeparkhotel. Further information here.
Villach, A (40 km)
Ljubljana, SLO (85 km)
Graz, A (135 km)
Udine, I (162 km)
Trieste, I (179 km)