Conference Venue:

Stadthalle Wels, Pollheimerstrasse 1, A-4600 Wels, Austria

You can reach Wels:


                          

  by train               by car                  by air

Hotel reservation

Last minute hotel rooms:
Thursday - Sunday at the Best Western Amedia Hotel


Rooms in Wels

List (pdf, 1,4 MB) of hotels in Wels and surrounding municipalities

For information on accommodation please contact: Tourist Agency Wels (Tourismusverband Wels)

Stadtplatz 44
A-4600 Wels
Phone +43-7242-67722-0
e-mail officewels-infoat 
www.wels-info.at


Rooms in Linz and surrounding municipalities
In case you are not able to find a suitable hotel in Wels, a good alternative is to choose a hotel in Linz which has a good and fast train service to Wels (15-20 minutes). 

List (pdf, 1,4 MB) of hotels in Wels, Linz and sourrounding municipalities.

ATTENTION: Please book your accommodation very promptly -– due to the trade fair the hotels in Wels will be fully booked soon. Please state the date of arrival and departure clearly!


Arriving by train from Linz:


From Linz to Wels main station:

(distance Linz - Wels: approx. 25 km)
There is a good and fast train service to the Wels main station every 15-30 minutes.
It takes about 20 minutes.

Please note that there are 2 different train companies operating trains on this route:

  • ÖBB (buy the ticket before you enter the train)
    one-way ticket 2nd class ~ 5,30 Euro

  • Westbahn (buy the ticket online or on the train)
    one-way ticket 2nd class ~ 3,30 Euro

Further information on train schedules and tickets: www.oebb.at/en or www.westbahn.at/en


From Wels Hauptbahnhof (Wels main station) to conference venue (Stadthalle):

  • you can either walk (about 30 minutes) or
  • take a taxi or
  • use the train shuttle (during the trade show days only)

Arriving by train from Vienna:


From Vienna to Wels main station:

  • There are trains from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Wels main station every hour.
    ÖBB (buy the ticket before you enter the train)
    one-way ticket 2nd class ~ 39 Euro
    It takes about 1h 50min.
  • There are trains from Wien Westbahnhof to Wels main station approximately twice per hour.
    It takes about 2hrs.

    Please note that there are 2 different train companies operating trains on this route:
    - ÖBB (buy the ticket before you enter the train)
      one-way ticket 2nd class ~ 39 Euro
    - Westbahn (buy the ticket online or on the train)
      one-way ticket ~ 20 Euro

Further information on train schedules and tickets: www.oebb.at/en or www.westbahn.at/en


From Wels Hauptbahnhof (Wels main station) to conference venue (Stadthalle):

  • you can either walk (about 30 minutes) or
  • take a taxi or
  • use the train shuttle (during the trade show days only)

Arriving by train from Salzburg:


From Salzburg Hauptbahnhof (main station) to Wels main station:

There are direct connections every hour.
It takes about 1 hr to get to Wels.

Please note that there are 2 different train companies operating trains on this route:

  • ÖBB (buy the ticket before you enter the train)
    one-way ticket 2nd class ~ 22 Euro

  • Westbahn (buy the ticket online or on the train).
    one-way ticket ~ 11 Euro

 

Further information on train schedules and tickets: www.oebb.at/en or www.westbahn.at/en


From Wels Hauptbahnhof (Wels main station) to conference venue (Stadthalle):

  • you can either walk (about 30 minutes) or
  • take a taxi or
  • use the train shuttle (during the trade show days only)

Arriving by train from Munich (München):


From München Hauptbahnhof (Munich main station) to Wels main station:

There are trains about twice per hour.
You have to change trains at Salzburg Hauptbahnhof.
In total, it takes about 3 hrs to get to Wels.

ÖBB one-way ticket 2nd class ~ 60 Euro (buy the ticket before you enter the train)

 

For more information on train connections, please visit the Austrian Railways: www.oebb.at/en


From Wels Hauptbahnhof (Wels main station) to conference venue (Stadthalle):

  • you can either walk (about 30 minutes) or
  • take a taxi or
  • use the train shuttle (during the trade show days only)

 


Arriving by Car

On Thursday, 25 February and especially on Friday, 26 February there will be heavy traffic (due to the tradeshow). We therefore strongly advise you to take the train instead of cars or taxis.


Arriving at the Airport Linz:

Airport Linz
distance Airport Linz - Wels approx. 20 km


From Linz airport to the conference venue (Stadthalle):


Taxi from Linz airport to conference venue (Stadthalle):

It costs about 50 Euro and takes about 30 minutes.


Public transport
:

  1. Shuttle bus from Linz airport to Hörsching Bahnhof (Hörsching station):
    This service is available upon request between 05:00 and 22:00 hrs and is free of charge. It takes about 3 minutes to get to Hörsching Bahnhof (Hörsching station). Please ask at the information desk for details.


  2. Train from Hörsching Bahnhof (Hörsching station) to Wels Hauptbahnhof (Wels main station):
    There are direct connections at least every hour. It takes about 12 minutes and costs ~ 3,50 Euro.
    For more information on train connections, please visit the website of the Airport Linz


  3. From Wels Hauptbahnhof (Wels main station) to conference venue (Stadthalle):
    • you can either walk (about 30 minutes) or
    • take a taxi or
    • use the train shuttle (during the trade show days only)

Arriving at Vienna Airport:

Vienna Airport
distance Vienna - Wels approx. 200 km


From Vienna airport to the conference venue (Stadthalle) by train:


Direkt train connection:

  1. Train from Vienna airport to Wels Hauptbahnhof (Wels main station):
    There are direct connections from the Vienna airport to Wels main station.
    It takes about 2 hrs.

    • ÖBB One way ticket 2nd class ~ 47 Euro (buy the ticket before you enter the train)


  2. Wels Hauptbahnhof (Wels main station) to conference venue (Stadthalle):
    • you can either walk (about 30 minutes) or
    • take a taxi or
    • use the train shuttle (during the trade show days only)


Further information on train schedules and tickets: www.oebb.at/en or www.westbahn.at/en

Additionally, there are connections from Vienna airport to Wien Westbahnhof (Vienna West Station) with the shuttle bus (Vienna Airport Lines, direct connection) or with a combination of CAT train or S-Bahn and the U-Bahn (metro) (transfer required at Wien Mitte train station) - see the website of the Austrian Federal Railways (www.oebb.at/en). There are frequent train connections from Wien Westbahnhof (Vienna West Station) to Wels.

Arriving at the Salzburg Airport:

Salzburg Airport 
distance Salzburg - Wels approx. 100 km


From the airport to the train:

  1. Shuttle bus to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof (Salzburg main station):
    Shuttle bus: line 2 (about 25 minutes) and line 27 (about 40 minutes) from 5:30 - 22:30; costs ~ 2 Euro

  2. Taxi to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof (Salzburg main station):
    It takes about 10-15 minutes and costs ~ 20 Euro


From Salzburg Hauptbahnhof (main station) to Wels main station:

There are direct connections every hour.
It takes about 1 hr to get to Wels.

Please note that there are 2 different train companies operating trains on this route:

  • ÖBB (buy the ticket before you enter the train)
    one-way ticket 2nd class ~ 22 Euro

  • Westbahn (buy the ticket online or on the train).
    one-way ticket ~ 11 Euro

For more information on train connections, please visit Austrian Railways: www.oebb.at/en or www.westbahn.at/en


From Wels Hauptbahnhof (Wels main station) to conference venue (Stadthalle):

  • you can either walk (about 30 minutes) or
  • take a taxi or
  • use the train shuttle (during the trade show days only)

Arriving at the Munich Airport:

Munich Airport
distance Munich - Wels: approx. 210 km


From the airport to the station:

  1. "S-Bahn" to München Hauptbahnhof (Munich main station):
    S1 and S8: direct connections (about 45 minutes) at short intervals from 04:00 - 01:30 hrs
    one-way ticket ~ 11 €

  2. Airportbus to München Hauptbahnhof (Munich main station)
    direct connections (about 45 minutes) at 20 minutes intervals from 5:15 - 19:55 hrs
    one-way ticket ~ 11 €


From München Hauptbahnhof (Munich main station) to Wels main station:

There are trains about twice per hour.
You have to change train in Salzburg Hauptbahnhof.
In total, it takes about 3 hrs to get to Wels.

ÖBB one-way ticket 2nd class ~ 60 Euro (buy the ticket before you enter the train)


For more information on train connections, please visit Austrian Railways: www.oebb.at/en or www.westbahn.at/en


From Wels Hauptbahnhof (Wels main station) to conference venue (Stadthalle):

  • you can either walk (about 30 minutes) or
  • take a taxi or
  • use the train shuttle (during the trade show days only)

 


Ski resorts nearby

 

 

Dachstein West Ski Resort Gosau-Russbach-Annaberg, www.dachstein.at

Feuerkogel Ski Resort, www.feuerkogel.net

Freesports Arena Krippenstein, www.krippenstein.com

Hinterstoder Höss Ski Resort, www.hiwu.at

Hochficht Ski Resort, Bohemian Forest, www.hochficht.at

Kasberg Ski Resort Grünau, www.kasberg.at (in German only)

Wurzeralm Ski Resort, www.hiwu.at

 

Ski amadé - Austria's greatest ski paradise, www.skiamade.com

Saalbach Hinterglemm, www.saalbach.com

Gastein, www.skigastein.com

 Schladming - Dachstein, www.schladming-dachstein.com

Further information on Oberösterreich Tourismus

Further information on Salzburgerland

Further information on Steiermark - das grüne Herz Österreichs

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