Short-term Parking in Vienna

In Vienna, as in many other cities in Europe short-term parking may apply to individual streets or to entire areas.

Area-wide short-term parking zones

Parking space management has turned entire districts or large connected parts thereof into short-term parking zones. Area-wide short-term parking now covers districts 1 to 9, 15, 20 and parts of the 12th, 14th, 16th and 17th district. In the 15th district the area the area around Stadthalle is subject to special parking regulations.

  • In districts 1 to 9 and 20 short-term parking applies on weekdays from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 10 pm.
  • In districts 12, 14, 15, 16 and 17 short-term parking restrictions apply Monday to Friday on workdays from 9 am to 7 pm.
  • In the zone around Stadthalle (part of the 15th district) short-term parking times are from 9 am to 10 pm on workdays and from 6 pm to 10 pm on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) and public holidays.

Some of the shopping streets in these districts, have a maximum parking duration of 1.5 hours for which there is no exception.

Parking fees

Traffic signs for short-term parking

Traffic signs "Kurzparkzone Anfang" (beginning) and "Kurzparkzone Ende" (end) are found upon entering or leaving the short-term parking zone only. Note that there are no additional traffic signs within the area to indicate are in an area-wide short-term parking zone!

Short-term parking zones are chargeable and are marked by the following traffic signs:


Beginning: blue circle with red rim
End: black circle with grey rim
White additional signs indicate:

  • Maximum admissible parking duration (for example: two hours)
  • Times of short-term parking validity (for example: Monday to Friday, weekdays, 9 am to 10 pm)

There may be additional blue markings to indicate short-term parking zones, these are for your orientation only.

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