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All rates for sending and receiving letter mail in Austria at a glance.

Not all 4.6 million letters posted every day are alike. Austrian Post offers perfect solutions for all needs.

Please see the tables for detailed price information. Total rates depend on the weight and the fees charged for extra services. Please note that extra services are available in combination with our letter mail rates only.

To see all our rates, please see our rate calculator below:

Go to rate calculator

You can choose between two different letter mail products:
 - PRIO: for swift shipping and delivery within E+1 (delivery on the following business day, Saturdays excepted)
 - ECO: rate for less time-sensitive items (delivery after 2 to 3 business days, Saturdays excepted)
Private clients may post up to 300 letter mail items with handwritten addresses.
These rates are exempt from VAT as part of universal services.


Max. format Weight PRIO ECO
L 235 × 
W162 × 
H 5 mm
up to 20 g 0.80 0.70
L 235 × 
W162 × 
H 5 mm
> 20 to 75 g 1.35 1.25
Delivery to postbox
All rates are in EUR. Exempt from VAT as part of universal services.
Minimum dimensions L 140 x W 90 mm


Product Max. format Weight PRIO ECO

L 353 x
B 250 x
H 30 mm

up to 2 kg 2.70 2.50
L 1000 x B 600 x H 600 mm up to 2 kg   4.20 4.00


Delivery to postbox
Item tracking for PRIO packets available (free of charge)

All rates are in EUR. Minimum dimensions L 140 x W 90 mm, exempt from VAT as part of universal services.

Packets M mit L + W + H > 900 mm (or a maximum dimension > 500 mm) may only be posted with the item tracking option. For items posted in tubes sent as packets M, we can either provide proof of posting or the additional service "registered mail". The additional service "item tracking" is not available for items posted in tubes.

Use our sizing template in our download section to find the right postage for your letters. It's easy and straightforward to use.

Registered mail and other additional services are available for our shipping option PRIO only.

Additional service EUR*
Item tracking 1) 0.00
Registered mail 2.30
Deliver to addressee only 2) 2.20
Advice of receipt 2) 2.20
Do not deliver to persons authorised to receive mail 3) 1.10
Cash on delivery 2) 3.50

Insured letter 2):
Insurance up to EUR 1,500

Insurance from EUR 1,501 to EUR 3,600 36.00
Insurance EUR 3,601 and up 1%
Sender information via text message or e-mail 0.10

* Fees for additional letter mail services do not include postage. These services are subject to tax depending on the main service provided (dependent service)
1) Item tracking optionally available since 1 January 2017 for all Prio packets free of charge. When choosing our free item tracking, no additional services may be selected. Items in tubes are not eligible for our tracking service.

2) Only available in combination with our "registered mail" service.
3) Only available in combination with our "registered mail" and "deliver to addressee".

Additional services listed below are available for the delivery option "PRIO" only.

Other letter mail services  

  Rate per item in EUR  
   Net Including tax
Poste restante (charged upon collection)  1.00 -
Transfer to account (subject to VAT) - 5.40
Track and trace, per item 4.00 -

*Fees for additional services do not include postage. VAT will be charged independently from the main service provided.

Downloads, Letter-Mail Rates