Graz Airport Guide (GRZ)

Airport info
Code: GRZ
Address:
Feldkirchen bei Graz, Graz, 8073, Austria
Location:

The airport is located 9km (5.5 miles) south of Graz city centre.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +43
Telephone:
+43 316 290 2172
Timezone: GMT ++01:00

Graz Airport serves Austria's second biggest city, in the south east of the country. Our Graz Airport guide provides details on how to reach the airport, a run down of services available within the terminal, and recommendations of nearby accommodation.

Information

An information counter (tel: +43 316 290 2172) is situated in the main departures hall.

Driving directions

The airport is signposted from the city centre. From central Graz follow route B67C westwards, turning left on to the B67 for 5km (3 miles), before taking the L377, then the L379, which passes directly outside the terminal.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Surburban rail route S5 (tel: +43 316 290 2172; www.oebb.at) takes about 12 minutes to the airport from the city's central station, with its numerous national and international mainline connections (fare: €2.20).

Public transport road

Bus: Regular buses also operate between central Graz (outside the main railway station) and the airport. Journey time is 30 minutes, and the fare is €2.20. Bus stops are located immediately outside the terminal.

Taxi: Cabs are readily available outside Arrivals. Journey time into the city is upwards of 15 minutes depending on the time of day, and fares start from €20.

Terminal facilities

Money

A bank is open Mon-Fri, and an ATM service is available.

Communication

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the departures area, and public telephones are dotted throughout the terminal.

Food

There is a restaurant and two cafés in the landside area of the terminal.

Shopping

Duty free is available for non-EU passengers. A convenience store is also available in the public area.

Luggage

A lost and found service is operated by the information desk (tel: +43 316 290 2172). Luggage storage facilities are not currently available at the airport.

Other

Other facilities at Graz Airport include baby changing rooms, a children’s play area and a number of tour operator desks.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

The airport has four meeting rooms available for hire (tel: +43 316 290 2322), with a capacity of up to 100 people. Additionally, there is a meeting room available in the VIP area of the General Aviation section of the terminal, post-security.

Meeting and event facilities are also available at the nearby Ramada Graz hotel (tel: +43 316 80 770; www.ramada.com).

Disabled facilities

The airport is fully accessible, with lifts and disabled toilet facilities. Designated disabled parking is available immediately opposite the terminal entrance. Passengers are advised to contact their airline in advance should they require special assistance.

Car parking

Over 2,000 long- and short-term parking spaces are available at the airport, and spaces can be reserved online (www.skyparking.com). In the short-term car park, the first 30 minutes are free.

Car rental

International car hire companies Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt are represented at the airport, along with several local operators. Offices are located on the ground floor of the car park, linked to the terminal's Arrivals area.

Hotels

There are no hotels at the airport. However, there are a few options (mainly of the guesthouse variety) on the southern fringe of the city centre, about 10-15 minutes away.


Ramada Graz

+43 316 80 770

Formerly the Courtyard by Marriott, the Ramada Graz is located roughly a 10-minute drive from the airport. The modern 112-room establishment offers a restaurant, fitness centre with sauna, as well as business services and a number of meeting spaces.

Seering 10, Unterpremstaetten, 8141, Graz, Austria

Kiwano

+43 316 292 559

Part guesthouse, part Japanese restaurant; Kiwano, located very close to the airport terminal, offers five en-suite bedrooms, making it a convenient option for travellers catching early morning flights.

Triester Straße 100, Feldkirchen bei Graz, 8073, Graz, Austria

Greenrooms

+43 316 291 518

Also conveniently located within about 10 minutes of the airport by car, Greenrooms is a low-cost option for those on a budget. Single, double and three-bed rooms are available, and a breakfast buffet is provided in a cafeteria-style space.

Rudersdorferstraße 7, 8055, Graz, Austria
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