How do I get a car towed

Vehicle was towed away

Your vehicle will usually be towed if it has been parked in such a way that it interferes with traffic or if it does not have a license plate. You can pick up your vehicle within the deadline.

You can find out whether your vehicle has been towed by calling +43 1 760 43 or at the nearest police station.


  • Place:11., Jedletzbergerstra├če 1 (Simmeringer Haide motorway junction)
    Arrival by public transport: U3 Enkplatz - Bus 76B towards "Albern", stop "Paul-Wagner-Gasse", then about 15 minutes on foot.
  • Opening hours:
    • Vehicles with license plates, parking offenders: Monday to Sunday from midnight to midnight
    • Vehicles without license plates: Only by appointment by telephone - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (weekdays)
  • Phone: +43 1 760 43

Please bring the following documents with you to collect:

  • Photo ID
  • Registration certificate or type certificate
  • Proof of ownership for vehicles without license plates


The city of Vienna will keep your towed vehicle for a certain period of time:

  • With registration: 6 months
  • Without registration: 2 months

After this period, the vehicles become the property of the municipality of Vienna and are disposed of.


When picking up at the parking space, you must have the

pay. You can pay in cash, by debit card or credit card.

The costs are set at a flat rate by means of a regulation and can be Not be reduced or waived.

If the no-parking signs are put up after you have parked the vehicle, you will not have to pay any towing costs.

If you are of the opinion that your vehicle was towed away unjustifiably, you can appeal against the cost assessment: Cost assessment after a vehicle has been towed away


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