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Bicycles and Public Transportation

Bike and Ride

All important traffic junctions - especially at subway stations - provide the opportunity to park bicycles (about 17,000 bicycle stands) if one wants to change to public transportation. Parking is free of charge: it is recommended, however, to lock the bicycle to prevent theft.

Bicycle Transport in Vienna's Public Transportation

U-Bahn (Subway)

  • Mon-Fri: if a working day: 9 a.m. -3 p.m. and after 6:30 p.m.; Sat, Sun and holidays all day. Free!
  • Entry is permitted only through those doors that are specially marked with a bicycle symbol. In the subway, please always place your bicycle perpendicular to the direction in which the train travels.

Bicycles cannot be carried on buses and trams for safety reasons. Exception: folded bicycles.

Schnellbahn (City Train)

  • Bicycles are permitted at any time in every train. Reservations are not possible, and bicycles can only be taken on board if sufficient free spaces are available.
  • Prices: Within Vienna, you will need a discounted single ticket for your bicycle. For trips outside Vienna, special tickets are offered at the ÖBB rate (single, weekly or monthly tickets).
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