Transport and infrastructure in Austria

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Austria with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 133,597 km. Theoretically, this is 15.27 meter for each of the 9 millions inhabitants of the country. Austria hereby ranks 34th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.60 meters of railway tracks per person Austria come 27th worldwide.

The given length of waterways and number of harbours are only refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. There is no direct access to the open sea in Austria.

Airports in Austria

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 133,600 km15,272.84 km1,592.73 m 6,817,900 km11,347.03 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 5,300 km602.24 km62.80 m 279,700 km465.54 km46.36 m
Waterways 400 km40.93 km4.27 m 53,100 km88.44 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 30.340.000 8,32813.860.001
Airports 525.940.620 3,7556.250.001