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How to get to the ASICS Austrian Women's Run

All roads lead to… the ASICS Austrian Women’s Run®! We show you how to get to the Women’s Run fairground. You are not from Vienna? Don’t worry, we have tips for your stay nearby.

Visiting Vienna?

Frauen, Laufen, Ziel, Jubel

Participation in the ASICS Austrian Women's Run® may be combined with a nice shopping or sightseeing weekend in Vienna. Those interested in culture will also get their share.

Here, you will find deals on travel, accommodation and our culture tips. Further information at www.wien.info

Läuferinnen hüpfen auf Prater Hauptallee

Tips for hotel accommodation

To ensure that you are fit and rested for the ASICS Austrian Women's run, we recommend that you book a room at a hotel in the vicinity of the event location or within easy reach by public transport.

Event location: Pierre-de-Coubertin-Platz, 1020 Vienna (next to Ernst Happel Stadium)

Convenient locations for accommodation:

  • Near Wiener Prater and Messezentrum
  • Near underground line U2: You can easily and conveniently take the underground to the station Stadion.
  • Near underground line U1: Exit at the station Praterstern and change to underground line U2 in the direction "Aspernstraße"
  • Near U4 or U3: Change to underground line U2 at the station Karlsplatz/Schottenring resp. Volkstheater.


For further information about hotels please visit the website www.wien.info

We recommend all participants and visitors to use public transportation in order to avoid traffic jams.

Public transportation

By metro:

Take the metro line U2 to the station STADION. From there you only have to walk for about 200m across Olympiaplatz directly to the event area.

Note for Sunday, 17 May 2020:

Between 07.00 am and 13.30 pm the metro line U2 goes every 3 minutes. Please use only the exits and entrances for the event. Please do not use the area of the station as meeting point in order to avoid lon waiting. Note the announcements of the Vienna public transportation, Wiener Linien.

By tram:

Take the tramway line 1 until the last stop "Prater Hauptallee", from there you just walk 1k to the event area.

ATTENTION: On 17 May 2020, the tramway line 1  will cut short due to the ASICS Austrian Women's Run between 08.40 am and 12.30 pm. Its last stop will be "Hintere Zollamtstraße".

By bus:

On Saturday, May 16, 2020 take the bus line 77A until "Pierre-de-Coubertin-Platz".

ATTENTION: On 17 May 2020, the bus line 77A will cut short due to the ASICS Austrian Women's Run between 08.40 am and 13.30 pm. It will go across A23 and does not stop in the Prater.

The way to the START:

On May 17, 2020 crossing the finish line on Olympiaplatz ist NOT possible. Bitte wähle den Weg rund ums Ernst Happel Stadion.

Entrance to the starting blocks:

Due to organizational reasons, the starting block can be entered alternately double-sided.

Tips for taking the car

Gemeinsames Warm-Up auf Festwiese

Because of the high number of visitors, the intense traffic and large-scale traffic barriers/diversions, we do not recommend taking the car. Our tip: park your car close to a metro station and use public transportation to get to the event area.

ATTENTION: On May 16 and 17, 2020 Meiereistraße, Stadionallee between Vorgartenstraße and Lusthausstraße will be closed due to organizational reasons.

ATTENTION: For safety reasons, illegally parked vehicles will be towed by the competent authority at the owner's expense.