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Postal Service & Telecommunications

Since 1490 was the first standardized postal service in Europe, between Innsbruck and Mechelen, Belgium.The Austrian postal corporation is legally autonomous since 1999 and is registered at the Commercial Court in Vienna.

Get information on postal rates and telephone coverage.

Postal Rates


From Austria to countries abroad there are 2 mailing possibilities:
"Priority" (fastest possible mailing)
"Economy” (cheaper, but takes longer)
and 2 distance zones - "Europe" and "World".
Standard letters up to 20g are mailed priority worldwide without any additional surcharges.

up to 20 g: € 0.80 for Europe, € 1.70 for World
up to 75 g: € 2.10 for Europe, € 2.75 for World

Economy (up to 75 g):
€ 1.75 for Europe, € 2.55 for World


For domestic mail there is no differentiation between "Priority" and "Economy".

Rates for standard letters up to 20 g and postcards
€ 0.68

Stamps are available at all post offices.

Mail boxes are painted yellow; red stripes indicate that they are also emptied on Sundays and public holidays.



Telekom Austria offers a broad range of tariffs.

For call boxes and card-operated pay phones of Telekom Austria there is only one local zone (entire federal state) and no time scale.
Calling cards are available at all post offices and in tobacconists' shops (Tabak Trafiken).

There are also a number of other providers in Austria, for fixed as well as mobile telephone networks, with varying tariffs.

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