How to find us
RISC Main Site: Castle of Hagenberg in the Softwarepark Hagenberg
RISC is located in Hagenberg im Mühlkreis, a village about 20 km from Linz, the capital of Upper Austria. Upper Austria is a province in the northern part of Austria, a country in the heart of Central Europe.
RISC at the JKU Campus
In particular for meeting with students, RISC is also present at the JKU campus in Linz. The RISC rooms are located in Science Park 2, third floor, next to all other mathematics institutes of JKU Linz.
To RISC by Plane
Linz airport is called "Blue Danube Airport Linz" (LNZ) with regular connections from Vienna, Frankfurt, and London. A bus shuttle between the airport and Linz railway station ("Linz Hauptbahnhof") runs every 30-60 minutes travelling approximately 20 minutes. There is also a local train between the airport and Linz railway station ("Linz Hauptbahnhof"). From Linz railway station there are trains and buses to Hagenberg, see below. Other airports not too far are Vienna (VIE), Salzburg (SZG), or Munich (MUC). All of these cities have fast train connections to Linz.
- Blue Danube Airport Linz
- Shuttle bus schedule Airport-Linz (Railway Station)
- Local train schedule Airport-Linz (Railway Station)
- Connections from and to Linz Airport
To RISC by Train and Bus
Linz has fast train connections to Vienna, Salzburg, Munich, or Innsbruck. From Linz railway station there is a (slow) train to Pregarten, the neighbor town 2km of Hagenberg. From Pregarten to Hagenberg there is a bus, or it is a 20-minute walk, or somebody from RISC may pick you up by car. Alternatively, there are direct bus connections from Linz railway station or JKU university to Hagenberg. Note that the route planner Scotty below is able to combine train and bus.
To RISC by Car
Linz is almost half-way between Vienna (~190km) and Salzburg (~130km) on the highway A1. Highway A7 connects Linz to Freistadt and further to Prague. Approximately 20km north of Linz highway A7 turns into expressway S10, the first exit "Unterweitersdorf" brings you to Hagenberg. Follow the directions to "Softwarepark Hagenberg" or "Hagenberg".
Coming from the east, e.g. Vienna, you may exit A1 already in "St. Valentin", then cross the Danube in "Mauthausen" and follow the provincial roal B123 direction "Wartberg" or "Pregarten".
Find RISC in Hagenberg
RISC is part of the Softwarepark Hagenberg. RISC is located in the Castle of Hagenberg ("Schloss") and in the nearby RISC extension building shown in the lower left part of the map below. The closest bus stop is "Hagenberg Ortsmitte" next to "Neue Mitte" in the lower right part of the map.