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World Pensions Council
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From the Airport
City Airport Train (CAT):
From the Train Station
From the Westbahnhof train station, take the U3 underground (orange line) in the direction Simmering. Get off at Neubaugasse and take the Stiftgasse exit.
From the north:
Take the Gürtel exit, then drive across Währinger Gürtel to Neubaugürtel. Turn left onto Mariahilfer Straße. After the 8th street, turn left onto Stiftgasse and take the next left onto Lindengasse. Garage access to the hotel is at Lindengasse 9.
From the south:
Take the Wien Zentrum (Triester Straße) exit. Near Matzleinsdorfer Platz turn left onto Gürtel, then drive across Margaretengürtel to Mariahilfer Gürtel. Turn right into Mariahilfer Strasse. After the 8th street, turn left onto Stiftgasse and take the next left onto Lindengasse. Garage access to the hotel is at Lindengasse 9.
Follow directions to the city center, cross Hietzinger Kai, Schönbrunner Schloßstraße and Schönbrunner Strasse to the Gürtel junction, then turn right onto Mariahilfer Strasse. Turn left after the 8th onto Stiftgasse and then take next left onto Lindengasse. Garage access to the hotel is at Lindengasse 9.
Follow directions towards Vienna, then take Schüttelstrasse until you see an observatory (Urania) on the left-hand side. Turn left onto Aspernbrückengasse. Continue straight ahead. Then get on the Ringstrasse. Follow the Ringstrasse until after the Graz/Linz exit, then turn left at the cross onto Babenbergerstrasse. Turn left onto Mariahilfer Strasse. After the 8th street, turn left onto Stiftgasse and then take the next left onto Lindengasse. Garage access to the hotel is at Lindengasse 9.
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