Date: July 7 - 12, 2014


Prof. (FH) Priv. Doz. Mag. Dr. Gerhard Tucek
Programme Director Music Therapy
IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems



Travel to the Congress Destination

Krems an der Donau can easily be reached by car via the motorway A1, train (a Trainstation is next to the Campus) or by plane.

Arriving by plane:

Recommended Airport: (VIE) Vienna International Airport (75 km)

The nearest airport to Krems is Vienna International Airport Schwechat. Other international airports in Austria are Linz, Salzburg, Graz and Innsbruck. Budget flights from various destinations are available to Bratislava airport. Train or bus transfers from Bratislava to Vienna take approximately 1 hour.



The Star Alliance member airlines are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for the World Congress of Music Therapy.

To obtain the Star Alliance Conventions Plus discounts please follow the below steps to access the Conventions Plus online booking tool:

·         Visit

·         Under “Delegates login” enter conventions code OS08S14.

·         The online booking tool opens in a separate window*

*Should the online booking tool not open, please ensure that your Pop-Up blocker is disabled.

Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the event can qualify for a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked.

The participating airlines for this event are:

Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Airways, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS International Air Lines, TAP Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United

Discounts are offered on most published business and economy class fares, excluding website/internet fares, senior and youth fares, group fares and Round the World fares.

Please note: For travel to/from Japan and New Zealand special fares or discounts may be offered by the participating airlines on their own network. To obtain these special fares or discounts and for booking office information please visit

·         Click on “Conventions Plus Booking Contacts” and enter the conventions code OS08S14.

·         Choose one of the participating airlines listed

·         Call the respective reservation contact listed and quote the conventions code OS08S14 when requesting the special ticket

When making your travel plans please present confirmation of your registration or proof of attendance for the Event/Convention.

Arriving by train:

From St.Pölten: Westbahn to St. Pölten, then change trains for Krems.

From Vienna: Franz-Josefs Station (trains leave hourly) to Krems Station. The travel time is about one hour. In Krems take the Citybus Nr. 1 and leave at the stop Alauntalstraße.

Walking distance from Krems main train station to Campus Krems is approx. 15-20 minutes.

Information about train and bus schedules:


Arriving by car:

1. Coming from Vienna (East):

Coming from Vienna either take the motorway A22 (North) and then S5 towards Krems or the motorway A1 (West) and then the S33 towards Krems. In Krems follow the signposts to the campus.

2. Coming from St. Pölten (West):

Coming from St. Pölten (S33), the capital of Lower Austria, you take exit “Krems Zentrum” and the follow the signposts to the campus.

Airport transfers

In case you do not want to or cannot use the public transportation system for your travel from Vienna airport to Krems (an der Donau) (e.g. due to late or very early arrival) we highly recommend to book an airport transfer with SMS - Flughafentransfers: Price: EUR 38,- (one way, per person)

Please note the following important information before booking:

  • Transfers need to be booked at least 3 days prior to arrival.
  • In order for you to be picked up by the driver in the arrival hall with a WCMT 2014 sign, please fill the remark "WCMT 2014" into the additional info text box in the booking interface.
  • Online transfer bookings require immediate payment via credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club JCB, Union Pay are accepted)
  • If your booking was successful you will receive an electronic voucher which you need to print out and hand to the driver upon arrival.

You can easily book your transfer online at: