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Vienna transit

I am an Egyptian citizen & I am going to Paris & I have got a Schengen visa to my visit to France & I have a transit at Austria in the flight going to Paris so I wondering If I can go out of the Airport at Vienna with this Schengen visa got for France noting that in this case Austria will be my 1st destination

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1. Re: Vienna transit

Hi there,

Yes for sure! Actually you pass Schengen immigration control in Vienna, and not in Paris anymore (Paris you still have Customs to pass). Whether it makes sense leaving the airport or not depends on the timing, of course.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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2. Re: Vienna transit

How long is your layover? Will your luggage be booked through?

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3. Re: Vienna transit

As already mentioned, you MUST enter Austria and the territory of European Union at Vienna Airport why it is possible to leave the airport.

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