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Ringstrasse, Roman and Vienna City Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Plan you own itinerary with this Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour
  • Hop on at your own convenience and hop off at your favourite spot
  • Five ticket options cover all the major attractions in Vienna
  • Get a 10% discount on Palace Schloss Hof and Museum Carnuntum tickets
  • Audio commentary in 16 languages ensures you do not miss a thing
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    25 March - 26 October: Daily


    Valid for 24/48/72 hours from first use as per option selected

    Start time

    Red Line: Monday – Sunday, 9:30am and 7pm, every 8-15 minutes
    Grey Line: Saturday & Sunday (21 March – 1 November), 10am -12pm, every 60 minutes
    Blue Line: Monday - Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:30pm, Every 15-30 minutes
    Yellow Line: Monday - Sunday, 09:45am - 5:30pm, Every 15-30 minutes
    Green Line: Sunday - Thursday, 2:45pm – 6:50pm, Every 15-30 minutes
    Orange Line: every Saturday until 17th September 2016; 10:00am – 2:00pm, every 15-30 minutes
    Walking Tour: 1 hour tour every Mon, Wed, Sat & Sun until end of October 2016

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    Meeting Point

    You may board the bus at any of the designated stops
    Walking tour starts from State Opera, Hop-on, Hop-off Stop No. 1 - Red & Yellow Line (metro line U1/U2/U4, station "Karlsplatz", exit "Oper").

    Ending Point

    You may end the bus tour at any of the designated stops.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    This Vienna Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour covers the important Vienna sights.

    Your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket comes with five ticket options – Red Line 24-hours (Ringstrasse) ticket, Grey Line 24-hours (Roman) ticket and a 24-hours, 48-hours and 72-hours (All Line) ticket with which you can travel in 5 routes.

    The Red Line route will take you to the impressive State Opera from where you can stroll through the pedestrian zone of the Kärntner Strasse to the famous St. Stephan's Cathedral. A special highlight in this route is the grand Hofburg Palace which takes you back to imperial times.

    Walk in the footsteps of the Romans in the Grey Line route and discover how the Romans lived in their daily lives in a reconstructed town quarter. Visit Austria's largest rural palace complex, Palace Schloss Hof. With your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket, you will also get a 10% discount on tickets of the Palace Schloss Hof and Museum Carnuntum. Apart from this, you can explore the most popular tourist attractions and historical sights on our free guided walking tour.

    Your 24-hours, 48-hours and 72-hours (All Line) hop-on, hop-off ticket covers the length and breadth of Vienna. With your ticket, you can hop-on and hop-off at buses which operate in 5 routes covering all the Vienna attractions. You may hop on and off at any of the designated stops on the five routes, see the sights, and shop or eat and then hop back again when the next bus comes along.

    While on the bus, you will discover Vienna’s rich history and culture through the informative personal commentary.


    The Vienna Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour allows you to plan your sightseeing as per your convenience. Apart from the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus ticket, you can also stroll with our certified tour guides at the State Opera through the inner city of Vienna on our free guided walking tour.

    You have the option of choosing a hop-on, hop-off tour operating on either of these two routes - Red Line with 13 stops and Grey Line with 4 stops, which cover the major Vienna attractions. Your ticket will be valid for 24 hours each.

    You also have three options of 24/ 48/ 72-hour Hop-On, Hop-Off tickets that, apart from the Red Line and Grey Line, also includes three more routes – Blue Line, Yellow Line and Green Line, covering all the Vienna attractions.

    The three route options that you can select from are as follows:

    RED LINE Ticket

    Enjoy the most important sights along the Ring road such as the State Opera, Heroes’ Square, National Theatre, Sigmund Freud Museum, Museum of Crime and Strauss Monument. The stops in this route are:

    Stop 1: Staatsoper
    Stop 2: Kunsthistorisches Museum/Heldenplatz
    Stop 3: Mariahilfer Straße/Babenberger Street
    Stop 4: Burgtheater/Rathaus
    Stop 5: Universität/Liebenberg Denkma
    Stop 6: Liechtensteinstraße
    Stop 7: Augarten/Porzellanmanufaktur
    Stop 8: Taborstraße/Kriminalmuseum
    Stop 9: Schwedenbrücke/DDSG Blue Danube
    Stop 10: Schwedenplatz/DDSG Blue Danube
    Stop 11: MAK/Wien-Mitte
    Stop 12: Hotel Hilton/Stadtpark
    Stop 13: Kursalon

    GREY LINE Ticket

    Embark on a journey through time, from the Romans, to the Baroque period, up to the present. Your Hop-On, Hop-Off bus will take you to Vienna attractions like the Open-Air Museum Petronell-Carnuntum, Museum Carnuntinum, Imperial Palace Schloss Hof and Archaeological Park Carnuntum. With your Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket, you will also get a 10% discount on tickets of Palace Schloss Hoff and Museum Carnuntinum. The stops in this route are:

    Stop 1: Hotel Hilton/Stadtpark
    Stop 2: Carnuntum Archäologischer Park
    Stop 3: Bad Deutsch-Altenburg Museum Carnuntinum
    Stop 4: Schloss Hof

    ALL LINES Ticket

    Apart from Red Line and Grey Line, you can travel to three more routes that cover all the Vienna attractions. Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 72 hours and you can hop on and hop off from one route to another as many times as you wish.

    The routes and the stops are as follows:

    Blue Line
    Stop 1: MAK/Wien-Mitte
    Stop 2: KUNST HAUS Wien
    Stop 3: Prater/Riesenrad
    Stop 4: Reichsbrücke/DDSG Blue Danube
    Stop 5: Donauturm
    Stop 6: Alte Donau
    Stop 7: UNO City
    Stop 8: Donauinsel
    Stop 9: Praterstern

    Yellow Line
    Stop 1: Staatsoper
    Stop 2: Naschmarkt
    Stop 3: Schloss Schönbrunn
    Stop 4: Hauptbahnhof
    Stop 5: Heeresgeschichtliches Museum
    Stop 6: Schloss Belvedere

    Green Line
    Stop 1: Burgtheater/Rathaus
    Stop 2: Universität/Liebenberg Denkmal
    Stop 3: Liechtensteinstraße
    Stop 4: Palais Liechtenstein/Strudelhofstiege
    Stop 5: Grinzing/Sandgasse
    Stop 6: Grinzing/Cobenzlgasse
    Stop 7: Kahlenberg
    Stop 8: Essl Museum/Wienerstraße
    Stop 9: Stift Klosterneuburg
    Stop 10: Klosterneuburg/Rathausplatz
    Stop 11: Essl Museum/Leopoldstraße
    Stop 12: Grinzing/Sandgasse
    Stop 13: Grinzing/Himmelstraße
    Stop 14: Heiligenstädter Straße/Spittelau
    Stop 15: Rossauer Lände
    Stop 16: Votivkirche/Sigmund Freud Museum
    Stop 17: Votivkirche/Sigmund Freud Museum

    Orange Line
    Stop 1: Hotel Hilton/Stadtpark
    Stop 2: Eisenstadt
    Stop 3: Eisenstadt
    Stop 4: Weingut Esterhazy
    Stop 5: Märchenpark/St. Margarethen
    Stop 6: Rust Seehotel (an)
    Stop 7: Franz -Josefs-Platz (ab)
    Stop 8: Märchenpark/St. Margarethen
    Stop 9: Weingut Esterhàzy
    Stop 10: Eisenstadt
    Stop 11: Eisenstadt
    Stop 12: Hotel Hilton/Stadtpark

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 24 hours, 48 hours or 72 hours ticket as per option selected
    • Free WIFI on all buses
    • Free Walking tour from State Opera
    • Mostly open-topped or double-decker buses
    • Audio guide available in 16 languages (German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Japanese, Greek, Portuguese, Hungarian, Romanian, Arabic, Czech, Chinese, Turkish and Russian)
    • Kid’s channel in German & English


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Entrance fee to the attractions
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your Hop-on, Hop-off ticket is valid for the date purchased.

    Your ticket is valid for 24/48/72 hours from first use.

    The Grey Line Hop-On, Hop-Off buses also operate on these additional dates - 6 April, 1 May, 14 May, 15 May, 25 May, 4 June, 5 June and 26 October.

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all departure details.

    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.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions that you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Very good...

    • Very Good - no concerns

      With 5 different routes, was able to see all of Vienna in 1 day. very good transfer between tour routes. good recorded commentary....

      Lisa Winkler
    • Best tour experience of the three hired!

      Incredible and modern buses. Perfectly marked stops. Wifi fully functional. Perfect!...

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