Location Map of the Main Library and Department Libraries
Directions and Public Transport
The Main Library is situated close to Karlsplatz square, about 5 minutes walking distance from the Opera House, at the corner of Wiedner Hauptstrasse and Treitlstrasse. It is easily recognisable by its large owl sculpture.
The Main Library building can be reached by the underground lines U1, U2 and U4, "Karlsplatz" station. The nearest tramway stop is the "Resselgasse" tram stop (tramway lines 62, 65 and "Lokalbahn Baden").
1040 Wien, Resselgasse 4 +43-1-58801-44001
1060 Wien, Getreidemarkt 9/BA, 1st Floor +43-1-58801-44200
1040 Wien, Karlsplatz 13, Stairwell III, 4th Floor +43-1-58801-26060
Car parking is available at the underground car park below the "Freihaus" building next door (Operngasse 13) (price first hour € 3.80, maximum per day € 38.-) or Karlsplatz underground car park (price per hour € 2.-; maximum per day € 10.- ).
Price information last updated: 04.05.2017
Main Library Building - The Owl