Public Transport Vienna
Public transport in Vienna is one of the most efficient and best developed in the world and definitely the most efficient way to get around Vienna. It includes 5 underground lines, tram lines and bus routes. They are all extremely reliable and comfortable. It is especially good value for families during the Vienna school holidays as well as on Sundays and public holidays, all children up to 15 yrs (proof of age required!) ride for free. Children up to 6 years of age always travel for free on Vienna's public transport network.
The Vienna Card is the most beneficial ticket for you to buy.
What does it include? 72 hrs of free travel on all public transport routes in Vienna and more than 210 discounts in many Vienna's museums, heurige, cafés, etc. during that time. You will only have to pay €18.50 for this card - this is definitely a bargain.
Where can I buy Vienna Card? At the tourist information offices, in your hotel, at the advance sale points of the Vienna Lines in the main metro stations and online in advance.
Further tickets for Vienna's public transport lines:
The 24-hour network card: €5.70
The 48-hour network card: €10
The 72-hour network card: €13.60
The 8-day climate card: €28.80
The weekly ticket (only valid from Monday to Monday at 9.00 am): €14
The monthly ticket: €49.50
Single tickets: €1.80 (per journey in one direction - this includes changing to other lines)
You will also be able to get discounted tickets for children and seniors - do not hesitate to ask for more info at the ticket sales offices.
Where to buy? Public transport tickets are best bought at following outlets:
All advance sales points of the Vienna Lines
The ticket machines in the underground stations
The online shop of the Vienna Public Transport Lines
At most tobacconist shops
In case you forget to buy your tickets in advance you can also get single tickets with a price supplement of €2.20 inside trams - don't forget: they must be validated! And you will need to have exact change ready!
The underground trains (U-Bahn) run all night
Trams and buses normally stop running between midnight and 5.30am. A detailed timetable is available at each stop or on your mobile with the qando app.
Night buses run every night along the city's most important routes
The qando app brings the timetables and routes of the Vienna Lines to your mobile, with real-time information.
For more information and links:
Online timetable information of the Vienna Lines
Vienna Lines customer service, tel. +43-1-7909-100