City tours by bus
Whether you opt for a guided city tour or prefer a journey of discovery at your own tempo by Hop-On Hop-Off is left entirely up to you. With the Vienna City Card + Hop-On Hop-Off, you'll also enjoy the benefits of the Vienna City Cardcombined with sightseeing on a Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour.
On the Hop-On Hop-Off bus tours of Big Bus or Vienna Sightseeing Tours, you can get on and off at the stops along the various routes to your heart's content. You decide when it's time for a break in the coffee house, a museum visit, or a quick shopping stop.
Big Bus Vienna
On the red Hop-On Hop-Off double-decker buses of BIG BUS Tours, discover the city along two routes, which take in the main sights in the city center – from the State Opera on the Ringstrasse to the MuseumsQuartier and Danube Island or Schönbrunn Palace. Information on the sights is available to you in 13 languages via headsets during the ride. All buses feature free WiFi.
Hop-On Hop-Off tickets for city tours are available for one or more days, from Discover to Explore category, which, for example, also includes a guided city walk and a boat tour. The program also includes live guided evening tours with an English-speaking guide.
One wheelchair can be accommodated on each bus.
Tickets and information
- Online at www.bigbustours.com
- By phone on +43 1 905 910 00
Vienna Sightseeing Tours
The yellow Hop-On Hop-Off double-decker buses of Vienna Sightseeing Tours make their way through Vienna on three different routes. They run round the Ringstrasse with its magnificent buildings to Schönbrunn and Belvedere Palaces or on the Danube route to the Kunst Haus Wien, the Prater or to the Danube Tower. Tickets can be booked for 24, 48 or 72 hours. All tickets include the free download for a self-guided, music-walk light.
Explanations are available in 16 languages via audio guides. For little city explorers, there's a dedicated children's channel in German and English. Free WiFi is available on all buses.
All sightseeing buses for Hop-On Hop-Off rides are wheelchair accessible. A space incl. audio guide is available for wheelchair users (also electric wheelchairs).
Tickets and information
- Online at www.viennasightseeing.at
- By phone on +43 1 712 46 83
- By email to email@example.com
Vienna City Card + Hop-On Hop-Off
With the additional Hop-On Hop-Off offer to the Vienna City Card, you can combine the benefits of the Vienna City Card, the official guest card for Vienna, with comfortable sightseeing. The Vienna City Cardoffers not only free travel in Vienna for 24, 48 or 72 hours on public transport, but also around 200 attractive benefits when visiting museums or sightseeing, leisure offers for the whole family, dining out at restaurants, etc. The Vienna City Card + Hop-On Hop-Off includes a 24-hour Hop-On Hop-Off bus ticket for a city tour, optionally with Big Bus or Vienna Sightseeing Tours.
One child under the age of 15 travels for free with each Vienna City Card + Hop-On Hop-Off. Tickets are available from €46 (includes a ticket for public transport for 24 hours) / €54 (48 hours) / €58 (72 hours)
The Vienna City Card + Hop-On Hop-Off is available
- at Tourist Info Vienna (Albertinaplatz) and at Tourist Info (Vienna International Airport)
- at the sales outlets of Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), tickets.oebb.at, ÖBB app
- at the City Airport Train ticket counter
- in the online shop at www.viennacitycard.at
- or in the free app ivie – the digital city guide for Vienna
City tours on the vintage buses are currently only available by email request
(beginning of May to middle of October).
Learn more about the many sightseeing options in Vienna in the overview Tours & Walks.