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Vienna: Hop-on, Hop-off Sightseeing Bus & Free WiFi

Vienna: Hop-on, Hop-off Sightseeing Bus & Free WiFi

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Discover the imperial sites of Vienna with a 1, 2, or 3-day ticket for the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. Jump off at any of the stops along the route to explore monuments, such as the Museums-Hofburg, House of Music, or the Schönbrunn Palace.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 1 - 2 days
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Audio guide included
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Hebrew, Arabic, Korean, Korean
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Tour the historic city center on board a panoramic bus
  • Discover the Baroque buildings of imperial Vienna
  • Admire the ornate opera house of the Vienna State Opera
  • Stroll along the statues of famous musicians in the Stadtpark
  • Go to the House of Music to see some of the oldest musical instruments
  • Walk along the Donaukanal in the Innere Stadt
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Covid-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Red Route

1. Opera/Oper 

2. House of Music/Haus der Musik 

3. Museums Quartier/ Mariahilferstrasse 

4. Museums / Hofburg

5. Rathaus / City Hall 

6. Votivkirche 

7. Augarten 

8. Prater 

9. Pier 3 

10. Blue Danube/Pier 8- DDSG River Cruise 

11. Danube Tower/Donauturm 

12. Old Danube/Alte Donau 

13. UNO CITY / DC Tower 

14. Danube Island/Donauinsel 

15. Schwedenplatz/Danube Canal (River Cruise) 

16. Stadtpark

On this route, you will learn more about the history of the famous Ring Street and the Hofburg Palace getting to know the life of the Habsburgs in Vienna. You will also have the possibility to explore the Prater with its Giant Ferris Wheel as well as the Danube Island.

Schönbrunn Blue Route

1. Museums/Hofburg 

2. Aqua Terra Zoo / Haus des Meeres 

3. Mariahilferstrasse / Ibis Hotel 

4. Schönbrunn Palace / Schloss Schönbrunn 

5 Hauptbahnhof/ Main Train Station 

6. Upper Belvedere

7. Lower Belvedere 

8. House of Music / Haus der Musik 

9. Museums Quartier /Mariahilfer Strasse

This route guides you from the city center out to the Schönbrunn Palace and the Belvedere. You will learn more about Vienna’s imperial heritage and the life of Sisi.

Guided City Walk

Only included in Premium and Deluxe tickets Departure from Stop 1 " Opera" The tour runs daily at 11:30 AM in English and at 1:30 PM in German Discover the life of the Habsburgs by visiting Hofburg, the Spanish Riding School, Heldenplatz, and the Capuchin’s Crypt – the main place of entombment for members of the House of Habsburgs. The tour also covers the music in the city, from Mozart to Haydn and Beethoven, plus the many composers Vienna is famous for. The tour starts from stop 1: Opera and lasts approximately 90 minutes and ends at St. Stephens Cathedral, the most important Gothic church in Austria.

Explore the beautiful buildings and gardens of Vienna at your own pace from on board the city’s open-top double-decker hop-on-hop-off sightseeing bus, and learn how the Austrian capital developed from its early Celtic and Roman settlements to become the largest city in Austria.

Regarded as a 'City of Music' for its extraordinary musical legacy, Vienna is also known as the 'City of Dreams' due to its association with the psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, and you can follow his story in the Sigmund Freud Museum. Stops along the way include the Haus der Musik, which presents the history of music through interactive exhibitions.

Choose from multiple options including a deluxe tour that includes a 1-hour guided evening tour starting at 6:30 PM designed to give you a different view of the most iconic sights in Vienna.

The onboard recorded commentary is available in 13 languages, providing valuable information to help you plan your day. Soak up the sights of the impressive buildings, then jump off at any of the stops listed above.

Includes
  • Vienna 1-, 2-, or 3-day hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus ticket
  • Guided walking tour (Premium or Deluxe option only)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Red and Blue Route: First bus: 10:00 AM, last bus: 5:00 PM. The frequency on the Red Line is every 45 minutes and on the Blue Line every 45-60 minutes.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 1019 reviews

Review summary

  • Transportation
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.3/5

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Little time to enjoy the bus, the last one is very early and the night tour is very early, in August it was still daytime ... we did not have time to do the walking tour, as well as by boat ... little information for the tours optional. But it is worth the bus.

September 2, 2021

We enjoyed our Big Bus experience overall, but primarily due to the guided walking tour we added. Our guide Charles was absolutely amazing. His tour was so informative and fun and one of the highlights of our stay. The buses overall were not as helpful, as the routes covered a relatively small space, ran infrequently and at unpredictable times, meaning we missed several scheduled buses and had to walk to our destinations, and because the portion of the day they ran was fairly limited (arrived at the stop near our hotel at 11, stopped running by 17) it wasn’t as useful as we had hoped. Commentary was interesting when we were able to ride.

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August 25, 2021

I enjoyed the tour very much. If you want to see a lot of the city in a short period of time, this is definitely for you. You will for sure get the best views from the bus. I felt like they will bring you almost everywhere. Next to the audio guide you will be also listening to The Blue Danube and Radetzky March for at least 15 times, which is a very nice touch and can get a little bit annoying by the end. However don't expect to actually learn a lot about history or architecture, just enjoy the ride and get a proper excursion at places you are interested in.

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September 1, 2020

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