Neusiedl am See is a city in the Neusiedler See region in Northern Burgenland. The district capital Neusiedl am See is located directly on Lake Neusiedl. It is particularly popular as a holiday destination in summer, as the Neusiedler See region has many activities to offer. Neusiedl am See is a suitable starting point for this. In Northern Burgenland, Neusiedl am See is known for its school center. You can choose from different subjects from the fields of tourism, economics and technology.
The large international airport Vienna-Schwechat is 36 km away and can be reached in 30 minutes by car via the A4 (Ostautobahn). Bratislava Airport can also be reached within half an hour by car via the A6. However, this is 51 km north of Neusiedl am See.
The city has a well-developed rail network. The surrounding villages (Parndorf, Weiden, Pamhagen) can be reached every hour by regional train. The train stations Wein-Meidling and Vienna Central Station as well as Eisenstadt and Wiener Neustadt are served several times a day.
Coming from Budapest (Keleti) and Bratislava (Petržalka) you have to change trains in Bruck an der Leitha.
Neusiedl am See is served every hour by buses from Vienna (Südtiroler Platz) and Eisenstadt (Domplatz). The surrounding towns can also be reached several times an hour.
In the street
Coming from Vienna via the A4 to the Neusiedl am See exit. The journey time is about 50 minutes.
From Eisenstadt the B50 federal road leads to Neusiedl am See; it takes 40 minutes.
From Budapest you take the M1 motorway (toll) via Győr to the border at Nickelsdorf and continue on the A4 to the Neusiedl am See exit. Travel time approx. 2 hours.
From Bratislava you drive on the D4 motorway (toll) via Petržalka and Jarovce to Kittsee and then on the A6 to the Bruckneudorf junction. There you change to the A4 towards Budapest, which you leave at the Neusiedl am See exit (30 minutes). If you want to save yourself the Slovak and Austrian motorway vignette, you can also drive via the small border crossing at Jarovce to Kittsee, then continue on the B50 to Gattendorf, on the B10 to Parndorf and again on the B50 to Neusiedl (45 min).
The city cannot be reached directly by ship. There are berths for line and other crossings in Podersdorf and Illmitz, which can be reached by bus and car in around 20 minutes.
Around the city
As a school town in Burgenland, Neusiedl am See has excellent bus connections to Eisenstadt and the Seewinkel. The buses run every hour. There is also a large main train station, from which Vienna, Eisenstadt and the Seewinkel are served every hour. It should be noted that the times of the buses and trains on weekends and public holidays may differ from the regular schedules. However, the stations are extensively signposted and equipped with monitors that show the current timetables.