The town is 80km (50 miles) west of Vienna. If you're driving, take Route 3 west. From Krems, continue driving west along Route 3 for 8km (5 miles). Train travel to Dürnstein from Vienna requires a transfer in Krems . In Krems, trains depart approximately every 2 hours on river-running routes; it's a 6km (4-mile) trip to Dürnstein. For schedules, call tel. 05/1717 in Vienna, or check www.oebb.at. There's also bus service between Krems and Dürnstein (trip time: 20 min.).
A little tourist office, housed in a tiny shed in the east parking lot called Parkplatz Ost (tel. 02711/200), is open April to October 19 only. Hours are daily 11am to 1pm and 2 to 6:30pm.
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