Klagenfurt is the capital of the state of Carinthia in Austria, also known as the Rose of Lake Worthersee, the warmest of the large Alpine lakes. The city of Klagenfurt is almost 300 years old and is an attractive lakeside resort with Europe's largest lido.
Some of the most famous landmarks in the city are Landhaus, Klagenfurt Cathedral, Civic Theatre and Opera, State museum, The Stadthaus, Annabichl Manor, Ehrental Manor, Krastowitz Manor and Klagenfurt Landesmuseum. The Old City, with its central Alter Platz and the Renaissance buildings with their courtyards, is another sight.
Most famous events
The Old Town Magic is a Klagenfurt tradition, a street party with acrobats, jugglers, comedians and a variety of music and delectable eateries on streets all across the town. Roman Week is held each June when Klagenfurt turns Roman. The Landesmuseum hosts Roman Week which is full of events, performances, workshops, food, drinks and tours all relating to antiquity.
Northwest of Klagenfurt is the Ossiacher Lake. Ossiach is a tiny resort on the south side of the lake. Ossiacher See Carinthian Summer Festival takes place here.
Railway, bus and taxi services
Because of the city's location connecting Italy and Zagreb, Vienna with Venice, it is a significant junction in Austria. Klagenfurt Hauptbahnhof or Klagenfurt central station is south of the city centre.
Trains run from Klagenfurt station to Vienna, Salzburg, Graz, western Austria, Italy, Slovenia and Germany. Postbus services depart outside the Hauptbahnhof. There are four railway lines from north, west, south and east and 28 bus lines. The most comfortable and enjoyable way to travel in and from Klagenfurt is by taxi.
Hot to get from Klagenfurt Airport to the city
Klagenfurt has its international airport named Klagenfurt Airport. It has flights to and from London, Berlin, Koln, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Dusseldorf and Vienna. Ryanair connects Klagenfurt with London Stansted, TUIfly (Hapag-Lloyd Express) to the northern German cities, and Austrian Arrows (Austrian Airlines) flies to Frankfurt am Main in Germany. There are also many nearby airports in neighbouring vicinities like Graz, Salzburg, Vienna, Maribor and Venice.
Trains and private shuttle buses are available for a transfer from Klagenfurt International to Klagenfurt. Private Klagenfurt airport shuttle transfer must be booked in advance and is available with City Airport Taxis for low and flat rates!
Book a private transfer to your location
If you are hesitant about using public transport, book a private Klagenfurt airport transfer with us. Enjoy the benefits of a private airport transfer in a comfortable vehicle. The driver will wait for you at the Arrival Hall and take you directly to your accommodation at the time that is most suitable for you. The private Klagenfurt airport taxi service is all-inclusive without any hidden charges.
The rate for the private airport taxi from Klagenfurt Airport to Portschach am Worthersee starts from EUR 68 for two passengers. We also offer airport transfers to Katschberg, Maria Worth, Velden am Worther See and Villach.
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