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TOLL FEES 2016
All motorways and expressways in Austria are subject to a toll (in Vorarlberg the A14 and S16).
All vehicles up to 3.5t maximum loaded weight (passenger cars, motor cycles and light trailers) require a toll sticker. The validity period depends on the type of sticker, there is e.g. a
10-day toll sticker for passenger vehicles € 8,80, motorcycles € 5,10;
2-month toll sticker for passenger vehicles € 25.70, motor cycles € 12,90.
Toll stickers on sale at the motoring clubs, toll stations, petrol stations (in particular in vicinity to the border, motor ways and ramps).
A special toll is collected on some road sections e.g. for the S16, the Arlberg road tunnel between Langen am Arlberg and St. Anton am Arlberg/Tirol for vehicles up to a maximum loaded weight of 3.5t: single fare € 9,50,–. Vehicles of over 3.5t maximum loaded weight are tolled electronically by means of the GO box according to axle number and EURO emission class.
Special Toll Roads:
S16/Arlberg road tunnel: Information on www.asfinag.at
Silvretta-Hochalpenstrasse and Kopserstrasse (negotiable in summer only): Information on www.silvretta-bielerhoehe.at
Closure of the Arlberg Road Tunnel from 18 April to 26 Octobre 2017
The Arlberg Road Tunnel on the S 16 Arlberg expressway between Tyrol and Vorarlberg will be closed to all traffic in both directions from 18th of April to 26th of Octobre 2016. The reason: Extensive refurbishment measures and the installation of additional evacuation routes for more safety. However, ASFINAG has worked with the authorities, emergency services and the provinces of Vorarlberg and Tyrol in advance of the closure to put measures in place that allow traffic to flow via alternative routes during this period with the fewest possible problems.
These alternative routes lead via the Arlberg Pass road (B 197/L 197).
Detailled Information: ASFINAG / Arlberg Road Tunnel
ONE TICKET FOR BUS AND RAIL
Vorarlberg has a highly developed network of public transport by bus and rail. Buses and trains run at scheduled intervals, the regional timetables are closely dovetailed. Taking the train or bus is easy with attractive, standard rates. The transport network also covers Liechtenstein and various border towns. The trains run by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) and the Montafonerbahn are fully integrated in the public transport network of Vorarlberg. Single, daily, weekly, monthly and annual tickets are available. Children up to 6 years travel free if accompanied by an adult. Children up to 14 years are entitled to tickets at half price.
For the zone plan and tariffs consult www.vmobil.at.
The various regional inclusive cards include the use of public transport in that region.
SHIPPING ON LAKE CONSTANCE
Lake Constance shipping offers various appealing scheduled and special cruises to neighbouring Germany and Switzerland. The programme includes excursions and daily round trips in the three-country area. A fast-track service operates daily from May to September between Bregenz and Meersburg/Mainau/Konstanz.
Free ride for children up to 5 years. The Lake Constance Card for children (valid one day for the price of € 6,50) entitles children up to 15 years (all children of one family up to the age of 15 years) to a free ride if accompanied by at least one parent or grandparent.
The Bodensee Erlebniskarte entitles holders to free rides on schedules boat services, free admission to many re creational facilities and up to 30% discount on admissions to many prime destinations. Online-information on Lake Constance Cruises and schedule regularly cruises: www.vorarlberg-lines.at
State of the Data: January 2016;