Leoben

Leoben is a town in Styria in Austria.

Understand

Leoben is a town of about 25,000 inhabitants. It is the industrial and educational centre of Northern Styria. The University of Leoben with about 3,000 students is right in the centre, Leoben also hosts the headquarters of international companies and the brewery Gösser.

Get in

By plane

The closest international airport is in Graz (about 70km), from there per train, closest train station Flughafen Graz-Feldkirchen is just 500m away.

By train

Leoben is connected directly to several places in Austria and Central Europe, for example to Graz, Vienna, Villach, Klagenfurt, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Zurich, Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Stuttgart, Warsaw, Rome, Milan or Florence. Tickets can be bought in all stations and online [1], more information can be found in the Austria-article.

By car

The motorway A9 is partly a toll road, coming from north (Linz, Salzburg, Germany) the tunnel Bosruck costs €4.50; coming from south (Graz, Balkans) the tunnel Gleinalm costs €8.00 (as of August 2013). The toll can be paid directly at a gate or online in advance. [1]

Get around

The centre is easily covered by foot. There are buses that run in Leoben and connect it with the towns around.

See

Do

Buy

There are many shops at and around the main square, including the Leoben City Shopping-mall with about 80 shops.

Drink

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