Situated at the cultural intersection of east and west, explore the rich heritage of Vienna on this Big Bus hop-on, hop-off tour.
Sip your creamy coffee at the grand coffee houses or get acquainted with the Gothic masterpieces at Stephansdom at your own pace. Shop at Kärntner Straße, delve into music at Haus der Musik, appreciate the architectural wonders of Vienna State Opera, St Charles’s Church and Hofsburg Palace, or see local folks shopping on bikes for kosher goods at the traditional market of Karmelitermarkt. The comprehensive Big Bus Vienna Hop-On, Hop-Off tour is designed just for you.
Your Vienna Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket also includes a FREE walking tours to discover the cultural and architectural delights of the "inner Ring", which is not accessible by the Hop-On, Hop-Off double-decker buses.
On the open-topped double decker bus, audio-commentary is offered in 12 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian, Portuguese, Chinese, Polish, Hungarian, Japanese, Hindi and Russian). With 21 stops to choose from this great hop-on, hop-off tour will ensure that you don’t miss a thing!
This Big Bus Vienna Hop-On, Hop-Off tour allows you to plan your sightseeing as per your convenience. You may hop on and hop off at any of the designated stops, sightseeing, and shop or eat and then hop back again when the next bus comes along.
With buses plying from two routes and your ticket valid for 24 hours, the hop-on, hop-off tour ensures you don’t miss a thing.
The double decker bus will offer a panoramic view of the city and cover the major historical landmarks and the must-visit sites.
There are 15 Red Route locations and 6 Schönbrunn Blue Route locations where you can get off the bus. Each location has been carefully selected so that you are with in easy reach of one of Vienna's key attractions.
Red Route includes the following stops:
2. House of Music
6. Karmeliter Market
9. Danube Tower
10. Old Danube
11. Danube Island
12. Blue Danube
13. Praterstern 14. Danube Canal
Schönbrunn Blue Route includes the following stops:
2. House of Music
3. Aqua Terra Zoo
4. Schönbrunn Palace
While on the bus, you will discover Vienna’s rich history through our informative personal commentary available in 12 languages - English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Polish, Hungarian, Japanese, Hindi and Russian.
Your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket also includes two walking tours, which are as follows:
This walking tour shows you the life of the Habsburgs as you will visit places like Hofburg, the Spanish Riding School, the Heldenplatz and the Capuchin’s Crypt. The tour also covers the music in the city, from Mozart to Haydn and Beethoven, plus the many composers Vienna is famous for.
An Afternoon in Vienn(currently not operational)
Discover Vienna’s medieval streets, beautiful squares and historical sites on an astonishing afternoon walk through the city’s Old Town. Your guide will help you relive the golden age of music by taking you along the paths where great composers like Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven and many others, once walked. The tour ends at St. Stephen’s Cathedral - the symbol of Vienna and Austria’s most important gothic church.
Explore the Christmas Villages On the this tour, you have the possibility to visit four of the most beautiful Christmas markets. During the tour you will be able to hop-off to explore the markets, including, Altes AKH, Maria Theresien Platz, Belvedere and Stephanplatz. Enjoy nostalgic children's carousels, festive trains and treats like sweet chestnuts and gingerbread. Altes AKH University Campus Big Bus Stop 5 (red) Maria - Theresien Platz Maria Theresa Square Big Bus Stop 1 (blue) stop 4 (red) Schloss Belvedere Belvedere Palace Big Bus Stop 6 (blue) St. Stephen’s Cathedral City centre Big Bus stop 1 (red) and within your Big Bus walking tour Treat yourself to a 'true Viennese Christmas' - the perfect way to enjoy Advent season and an added bonus to your visit to Vienna!
This is a great way to see Vienna. The buses are frequent and very comfortable. Staff were very helpful....Samuel Chambers
Very good tour but I recommend the 48 hours tour...leyla naeini
Altes AKH: 14 Nov – 23 Dec Maria - Theresien Platz: 18 Nov – 26 Nov Schloss Belvedere: 20 Nov – 23 Dec St. Stephen’s Cathedral: 13 Nov – 26 Dec
Your ticket is valid for 24 hours
Red route: The first departure from Opera is at 9.30am and the last at 5pm. Buses are available in every 20-30 minutes.
Schönbrunn Blue route: The first departure from Museums-Hofburg is at 10am and the last at 5pm. Buses are available in every 30-45 minutes.
Imperial Vienna Walk: 10.30am
Mon – Fri: 2pm to 10pm
Sat – Sun: 11am to 10pm
Maria - Theresien Platz:
Sun – Thurs: 11am to 9:30pm
Fri– Sat: 11am to 10pm
Mon – Fri: 11am to 9pm
Sat– Sun: 10am to 9pm
St. Stephen’s Cathedral:
13 Nov – 26 Dec: 11am to 9pm
24 Dec: 11am to 4pm
25 & 26 Dec: 11am to 7pm
You may board the bus at any of the designated stops
You may get off at any of the designated stops as per your convenience
Dress in loose, comfortable clothes Wear a hat, sunglasses and carry sunscreen Don’t forget your camera Wear comfortable shoes
Your Hop-on, Hop-off ticket is valid for the dates you select at the time of booking.
Your ticket is valid for 24 hours from first use. A full loop (without getting off the bus) lasts 1 hour, 15 minutes.
Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-on, Hop-off ticket at any one of the stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start the tour from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 24 hours from that time
Children under the age of 5 may travel free of charge as long as they are accompanied by a dedicated adult (1 adult to 1 child).
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
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