Austria is part of the Schengen Agreement. A visa generally isn't necessary for stays of up to three months, but some nationalities need a Schengen visa.
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Austria is well connected to the rest of the world. Vienna and several regional capitals are served by no-frills airlines (plus regular airline services). Europe’s extensive bus and train networks criss-cross the country and there are major highways from Germany and Italy. It’s also possible to enter Austria by boat from Hungary, Slovakia and Germany.
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Public transport is excellent for reaching even remote regions, but it takes longer. Most provinces have an integrated transport system offering day passes covering regional zones for both bus and train travel.
Car Small towns and even small cities often have limited or no car-hire services, so reserve ahead from major cities.