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Vignette for Highways in Austria

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General information about Austria vignette for highways

The Austrian vignette for highways is a digital vignette required from all visitors driving through the Austrian motorways and expressways. It serves as evidence for paying the mandatory tax for using the toll roads. It has been available to foreign travelers since 2018.

You can easily obtain the vignette Austria while crossing the borders. The adhesive toll tickers are available at petrol stations and the ASFINAG shops. However, the most convenient way to purchase the Austria vignette for highways is the online application available on our website.

A valid vignette for Austria is obligatory for all vehicles under 3.5t that will use the highways in Austria. If you fail to obtain a suitable toll sticker, you may be given a pricey fine of up to 3,000 EUR.

Why you should get an Austrian vignette for highways

You must purchase a suitable Austria vignette for highways if you would like to use the high-speed roads of Austria. If you do not have a valid toll sticker, you can only use the routes that are not considered motorways or expressways. You can purchase a toll sticker or a digital vignette.

Keep in mind that you can be stopped by SKD officers for a routine control check while driving through Austria. What is more, there is an extensive camera system installed throughout the entire country. If no vignette for Austria is linked to your vehicle, you will receive a hefty fine.

Vehicles covered by the Austria vignette for highways

The Austrian motorway vignette is obligatory for all vehicles not exceeding 3.5t of gross weight. However, while completing the online purchase, you need to select a suitable category for your digital vignette. You can either buy a vignette Austria for vehicles or motorbikes.

What is more, the Austrian motorway vignette is available in three various types. Depending on the time you wish to spend in the country, purchase a digital vignette for 10 days, 60 days, or an entire year.

Austria vignettes for highways online purchase

The online purchase of the motorway vignette for Austria is effortless and uncomplicated. Compared to the traditional procedure of obtaining the Austrian toll sticker, the online process is much easier and faster. Make sure you have access to a stable Internet connection.

  • Write down the details of your vehicle (license plate numbers, country of registration)
  • Cover the fee using one of the payment methods (credit card, debit card, or bank transfer)
  • Check your e-mail address (you will find the purchase confirmation)

As soon as the purchase is complete, your vignette becomes valid immediately (unless you have selected another date in the calendar feature). Because the vignette will be linked electronically to your license plate numbers, there is no need to print it out. Nevertheless, it is a good idea to keep the confirmation copy in your e-mail inbox on your telephone.

Austrian vignettes for highways duration

As for now, there are three different types of the Austrian motorways vignette. Depending on the time period you would like to spend abroad, you should select the most convenient validity period. Remember that once you have purchased a specific type of vignette, you cannot change it.

  • Austria vignette for highways valid for 10 days
  • Austria vignette for highways valid for 60 days
  • Austria vignette for highways valid for 1 year

Once you have made the purchase, your vignette becomes valid immediately. If you wish for a specific activation date, you can use the calendar feature.

FAQ

Do I need a vignette to drive through Austria?

It is mandatory to obtain a vignette for Austria if you plan on using one of the Austrian motorways and expressways. You may buy the traditional vignette at the ASFINAG toll shop or make the purchase online and obtain the digital vignette at your e-mail address.

Can I buy a vignette for Austria online?

It is possible to buy a vignette for Austria online. All you need to do is complete the application form with your personal data and vehicle details. Then, cover the processing fee. Your valid vignette will be delivered directly to your e-mail address within minutes!

How much is an Austrian vignette?

The cost of a vignette for Austria will vary depending on the type of vehicle you possess and the number of days you plan to spend abroad using the Austrian highways. The prices vary between 15.50 - 129.00 EUR.

Where to buy physical vignettes in Austria?

You can purchase the traditional vignette for Austria at the special ASFINAG toll shops, but it is also available at petrol stations, automobile clubs, and tobacconist kiosks.

Is the Austria vignette valid immediately?
Where to buy Austrian vignette online and how?

You can purchase the online vignette for Austria using our services. The entire procedure is uncomplicated - you only need to provide us with the most important information. Complete the application form, submit it for processing, and make the fee payment. Your digital vignette will be sent to your e-mail address.

How long is the Austrian vignette valid?

You can select the validity period of your digital vignette for Austria during the application procedure. You may select a validity period of 15 days, 60 days, or an entire year.

Can I transfer the Austrian vignette to another vehicle?

Once you have completed the application form, you cannot change any data in your Austrian digital vignette, as the document is electronically linked to the registration number of your vehicle. If you plan to travel with a different vehicle, you should obtain a separate vignette.

What is the fine for not having the Austrian vignette?

If you fail to present the SKD members with a valid vignette during the control, you will be required to pay a fine. The Penalty will vary depending on your vehicle type, but it is usually between 65 EUR and 240 EUR.

What is the speed limit on the Austrian motorways and expressways (Autobahn)?

The speed limit in Austria for cars, vans, as well as motorcycles is 50 km/h within towns, 100 km/h outside towns, 100 km/h on expressways, and 130 km/h and motorways. Different speed limits will apply to buses and vehicles with trailers.