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Vienna: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour & Cruise Option

Activity provider: Big Bus Vienna GmbH

Vienna: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour & Cruise Option

Activity provider: Big Bus Vienna GmbH

From US$ 30.48 per person

Discover Vienna's imperial charm and modern architecture on a hop-on hop-off tour. Take a self-guided or guided walking tour and cruise along the Danube River, depending on the option selected.

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Duration 1 - 3 days
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Audio guide included
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Hebrew, Arabic, Korean
Wheelchair accessible


  • Discover the sights of Old Vienna and Modern Vienna on the red route
  • Take the blue route to visit Belvedere Palace and Schönnbrun Palace
  • Learn about the fascinating history of Vienna with a self-guided walking tour
  • See city highlights like Ring Street, Hofburg Palace, and the Vienna State Opera
  • Admire breathtaking views of the Danube on a river cruise with a Deluxe Ticket
Full description

See Vienna's historic and modern highlights on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour with audio commentary. Choose between a 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour pass to suit your schedule. All tickets include a self-guided walking tour with an optional guided walking tour or Danube River Cruise available.

Red Route

See some of "Old Vienna's" landmarks including the Opera House, Museum Quarter, Hofburg Palace, Parliament, Town Hall, and the Danube Canal. Proceed outside the city center past Prater Amusement Park to "Modern Vienna", with breathtaking views of the Vienna mountains, UNO City, and Danube Island.

Blue Route 

Starting in the city center, discover Vienna's famous palaces on the blue route. Pass the Hofburg Palace, then out of the city to the Schönbrunn Palace and the Belvedere Palace. See the suburban areas of Vienna, the expressionist landmark Hundertwasserhaus, and the “New Modern” Hauptbahnhof.

Classic Ticket: 24 Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour and Self-Guided Walking Tour

With the Classic Ticket, benefit from 24-hour access to the sightseeing bus tour to see the best of Vienna in one day. Use the self-guided audio walking tour to learn more about the city at your own pace.

Premium Ticket: 48 Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus TourSelf-Guided Walking Tour, and Live Guided Walking Tour

With the purchase of a 48-Hour Premium Ticket, join an Inner City Vienna Walking Tour with a licensed guide who will lead you through the pedestrian area of Vienna’s Old Town. Learn more about the fascinating imperial history with comprehensive insight into some of its most notable buildings.

Deluxe Ticket: 72 Hour Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour, Self-Guided Walking Tour, Live Guided Walking Tour, Danube River Cruise, and Panoramic Night Bus Tour

Select the 72-Hour Deluxe Ticket option to enjoy a scenic Danube River Cruise. In the evening, gain a different perspective on the city with access to a Panoramic Night Bus Tour with a live guide. Admire the shimmering lights of the city to finish off one of your days exploring the Austrian capital.

  • 24, 48, or 72 hours of hop-on hop-off access (based on option selected)
  • Audio commentary onboard
  • Self-guided audio walking tour
  • Guided walking tour (with premium or deluxe ticket)
  • Danube river cruise (with deluxe ticket)
  • Guided panoramic night bus tour (with deluxe ticket)
  • Live bus tracking
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Blue Route: First bus: 9:30 AM, last bus: 5:30 PM
  • Red Route: First bus: 9:45 AM, last bus: 5:45 PM
  • The Panoramic Night Bus Tour with the Deluxe Ticket option provides a live English speaking guide and audio commentary available in 13 languages
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 1327 reviews

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Price wise, excellent, save a few penny having this deluxe package. Night tour was very informative and Charles our tour guide was funny. All stops are easy to find and accessible. River cruise was very relaxing, so different from other river cruiseof other European cities I'd been to. Unfortunately i did not try city walking tour, as I have no spare time. Highly recommended.

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September 21, 2022

The tours were inherently good, although the bus tour was nearly 2 hours and it was 30+ degrees - not great! The walking tour was OK but the guide's English was quite difficult to understand. The boat trip was nice as it was relaxing and after the two previous tours (but and walking) it was nice to just be still. THE most stressful part was trying to work out; what, where, when, who to meet etc. etc. I literally had sleepless nights! The last thing I wanted was to be stuck abroad, speaking only passable German and not knowing where I supposed to be in a capital city and not knowing who to ask - stressful!

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September 8, 2022

I really enjoyed the audio commentary but I felt it could give you more information between the stops. The Big Bus app is fantastic as it tracks the buses in real time so you know when the next one is coming and where. It also has lots of other tourist information. The views of the city from the top were very nice. Loved all of it.

August 26, 2022

Product ID: 42556