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Big Bus Vienna: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket with Walking Tour and More!

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Key Highlights

  • Discover Vienna on an action-packed hop-on, hop-off tour and enjoy sightseeing at your own pace
  • Hop on the bus at your own convenience and hop off at attractions of your choice
  • See Vienna State Opera, Haus der Musik, Hofburg Palace, Karmelitermarkt, Danau Kanal and many more attractions!
  • Enjoy a FREE walking tour led by an entertaining and knowledgeable guide
  • Audio commentary available in multiple languages ensures that you do not miss a thing!
  • Overview

    Situated at the cultural intersection of east and west, explore the rich heritage of Vienna on this Big Bus hop-on, hop-off tour.

    Get acquainted with the Gothic masterpieces at Stephansdom at your own pace, shop at Kärntner Straße, delve into music at Haus der Musik, appreciate the architectural wonders of Vienna State Opera, St Charles’s Church and Hofsburg Palace or see local folks shopping on bikes for kosher goods at the traditional market of Karmelitermarkt. The comprehensive Big Bus Vienna Hop-On, Hop-Off tour is designed just for you.

    On the open-topped double decker bus, audio-commentary is offered in 13 languages (English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Russian, Arabic, Korean, Japanese, Turkish, Hebrew, Chinese)

    The Premium and Deluxe Vienna Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket also includes a FREE walking tour to discover the cultural and architectural delights of the "inner Ring", which is not accessible by the Hop-On, Hop-Off double-decker buses.

    Upgrade your Classic ticket (1 day) to a Premium ticket or Deluxe ticket to include 2 days or 3 days of hop-on, hop-off sightseeing along with exclusive access to the Hundertwasser Tour (Green Route), a unique cabriolet minibus tour to Hundertwasserhaus, the famous expressionist apartment building designed by artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser.

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    1, 2 or 3-day(as per the option chosen)
    Walking tour: 60 minutes

    Start time

    Red route: The first departure from Opera is at 9:30am and the last at 6:00pm (summer) and 4:30pm (winter). Buses are available in every 20-30 minutes.
    Blue route: The first departure from Museums-Hofburg is at 9:30am and the last at 4:30pm (winter) and 6:00pm(summer). Buses are available in every 20-30 minutes.

    Since this is an outdoor activity, schedules might just change sometimes check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.
    Walking Tour : 11:30am daily in English, 1:30pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in German. Tour lasts 90 minutes.

    Meeting Point

    Vienna Hop-on, Hop-off Tour:You may board the bus at any of the designated stops on both the routes.
    Walking Tour:Stop 1: Opera

    Ending Point

    You may get off at any of the designated stops.

    Itinerary

    Hop on the bus at any of the designated bus stops to jumpstart your Vienna Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour. With more than 20 stops covered by 2 routes, there are options galore to discover Vienna on your own and as per your preference.

    The double decker bus will offer a panoramic view of the city and cover the major historical landmarks and the must-visit sites. Each location has been carefully selected so that you are within easy reach of Vienna's key attractions.

    Choose to discover Vienna on two separate sightseeing routes – the Red Route and the Blue Route, each one completing a full loop in one hour and 40 minutes and one hour and twenty five minutes respectively. You may even change to the Red Route from the Blue Route at stops 1 and 2. 

    While you may refer to the tour map for absolute details of both the routes, a few of the significant stops covered are as follows:

     Opera House of Music 

    Museums Hofburg 

    Karmeliter Market 

    Blue Danube (DDSG Cruise) 

    UNO City 

    Danube Island 

    Schönbrunn Palace 

    Arsenal 

    Belvedere

    There are 3 ticket options to choose from: 

    Classic ticket: This option includes a 1-day hop-on, hop-off bus tour covering major attractions across Vienna. 

    Premium ticket: This upgraded ticket includes a 2-day hop-on, hop-off bus tour with 1 FREE City Walk into the city centre and Hundertwasser Tour.

    Deluxe Ticket: This upgraded ticket includes a 3-day hop on hop off with 1 FREE City Walk into the city centre, Hundertwasser Tour. You will get these FREE services as per the ticket selected-

    Free Walking Tour (Premium and Deluxe):

    Reach Stop 1: Opera at 11:30am to start with a 90-minute City Walk and learn about the life and times of the great Habsburg Empire and the city’s most powerful  

    composers till date. Enjoy the company of an English and German speaking veteran guide who narrates entertaining stories about the area’s history and culture.  

    Hundertwasser Tour (Premium and Deluxe) :

    A unique cabriolet minibus tour to Hundertwasserhaus, the famous expressionist apartment building designed by artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. On the bus tour, digital commentary will share fascinating facts and stories about route Stadtpark, Wiener Konserthaus, Danube canal, Austrian music and Hundertwassser himself. Tours depart from Albertinaplatz (near Stop #1) every hour between 10:00am - 3:00pm and take 20 minutes each way.

    While on the bus, you will discover Vienna’s rich history through our informative personal commentary available in 13 languages - English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Russian, Arabic, Korean, Japanese, Turkish, Hebrew, Chinese.


  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • 1, 2 or 3-day hop-on, hop-off ticket (as per the option chosen)
    • Pre-recorded commentary in 13 languages
    • Guided walking tour (Premium and Deluxe)
    • Free WiFi
    • Hundertwasser Tour (Premium and Deluxe)

    Exclusions

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

    Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given to guests without a printed copy of their voucher. The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator's contact details. They're a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm your schedule details.

    Your Hop-on, Hop-off ticket is valid for the dates you select at the time of booking.

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-on, Hop-off ticket at any one of the stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start the tour from and present your voucher to the staff who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 24 hours from that time.

    Timings and itinerary are subject to change.

    Children under the age of 5 may travel free of charge as long as they are accompanied by a dedicated adult (1 adult to 1 child). 

  • Customer Reviews
    • waiting period was too long at some stops and also please arrange to provide atleast bottle of water for your passengers....

      Suraj Shetty, United Arab Emirates, 15/Dec/2017
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      Norman Paini, Australia, 21/Nov/2017
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      kiran sikakolli, Switzerland, 05/May/2017
    • As Above

      ZhaoHui Liu, United States, 28/Apr/2019
    • Great way of seeing the city and main sights

      Nicola Hanny, United Kingdom, 05/Feb/2019
    • convenient and with discount

      Michael Sedletsky, Israel, 18/Dec/2018