Locations and Maps
HOW TO GET TO IJCAI 2022
From Vienna International Airport (VIE) (approx. 40 min)
From Vienna International Airport to the venue take the line S7 in the direction of “Laa an der Thaya” or “Wolkersdorf” to “Praterstern”. At Praterstern get on U2 in the direction of “Aspernstrasse/Seestadt” and get off at the stop “Messe Prater”.
From Vienna Central Station (approx. 20 min)
From Vienna Central Station to the venue take the line U1 in the direction of “Leopoldau” to “Praterstern”. At Praterstern get on U2 in the direction of “Aspernstrasse/Seestadt” and get off at the stop “Messe Prater”. See the local maps in the map section.
Current update – U2 partly closed due to underground network extension
- From End of Mai 2021 until Fall 2023 the U2 only operates between stations Schottentor and Seestadt.
- Direct replacement along the Ring Boulevard are the tram lines D, 1, 2 and 71.
- An additional tram line is operating as U2/ (between Schottenring and Karlsplatz)
- The U1 has increased intervals during peak hours.
GETTING AROUND AT IJCAI 2022
Please have a detailed look at the maps in the map section.
Please note lunches will not be provided within the program. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants in walking distance from the venue with great options for lunches, including vegetarian and/or vegan plates. Right next to Messe is the new campus of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), which offers a wide variety of pleasant restaurants with daily lunch menus for around 10 euros, outdoor seating, and take-away service. There is a student
cafeteria (Mensa), and several little pleasant cafes with a cozy atmosphere. Around the campus there are also bakeries and supermarkets.
Here is list of some hand-picked restaurants close to the venue.
Baschly: restaurant in the WU campus with middle-eastern street food.
Finn: restaurant in the WU campus with Asian food.
Das Campus: restaurant and bar in the WU campus with a vintage industrial atmosphere.
Das Glashaus: restaurant in the WU campus offering Mediterranean and Austrian dishes.
L’Osteria: Italian restaurant in the WU campus.
Mensa WU: student cafeteria
Library Cafe and Roastery WU: cafe in the WU campus with nice options for lunch.
Le Cedre: Lebanese restaurant just opposite of the venue.
Zur Grünen Hütte: restaurant with Austrian cuisine and good lunch options, just a few steps from the venue.
Mochi Ramen Bar: japanese restaurant offering ramen dishes not far from the venue.
Burger’s Bar: typical burger restaurant close to Messe.
The Green Prater, one of Vienna’s largest and most beautiful public parks, often regarded as one of the best city parks of the world, is located just a few minutes walking distance from the conference venue and offers a broad variety
of culinary opportunities. There are numerous restaurants with beautiful large gardens, providing an excellent dining option during the hot summer days. Beware, some of the restaurants are typically very crowded and tables should be reserved in advance. Here we list a few popular restaurants in Prater.
NENI am Prater: popular middle-eastern restaurant with a rooftop terrace offering an amazing view of Prater and the city skyline, just 5 minutes walk form the venue
Die Allee: restaurant with a pleasant terrace near to the main allee of Prater.
Schweizerhaus: classical Viennese restaurant with a large beer garden, famous for its “Stelze” (pork knuckle) and its Budweiser beer.
Kolarik Luftburg: restaurant with a nice garden offering traditional and organic Viennese cuisine.
Kosher restaurants in Vienna
There are many kosher restaurants, supermarkets, and bakeries in the second district, around the U2 Subway station Taborstrasse, only NN minutes from the Messe-Prater Station. Restaurants in this area include the following.
Mea Sharim kosher restaurant offers European, middle eastern, and Asian dishes.
Bahur Tov kosher restaurant offers regional, oriental, Jewish, and international dishes.
Shefa Kosher Supermarket and Restaurant seems to be a popular supermarket offering a wide variety kosher products and also kosher meals.
Please visit http://congress.austropa-interconvention.at/ijcai2022 for information about Vienna and Sightseeing tours.
Music Film Festival at Vienna City Hall Square 2022, July 2 – September 4
Vienna International Dance Festival “Impulstanz”, July 7 – August 7
Festival of Austrian Popular Music “Popfest Wien”, July 28-July 30
See https://www.wien.info/en for further events in Vienna.