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Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

€25
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • Sightsee the city of Vienna on your own schedule with this HOHO bus tour with 3 different routes.
  • Take advantage of the free WiFi on the bus and don't miss documenting the favorite parts of your journey.
  • Explore the fascinating Sigmund Freud Museum, Schönbrunn Palace, the Giant Ferris Wheel, and more.
  • Experience a Self-Guided Music Walk and learn about musical masters like Mozart and Beethoven.
  • Tune in to an engaging audio guide available in 16 languages as you tour the City of Music.
  • Make sure your children don't have a dull moment with the kids' channel in German and English at hand.
  • Click here for the hop-on-hop-off bus route map.
  • Click here for the hop-on-hop-off bus schedule.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • 24-hour ticket
  • 48-hour ticket
  • 72-hour ticket
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Big Bus: 1/2/3 Day Vienna Hop On Hop Off Tour

€0
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
24 hr. - 72 hr.
  • Immerse yourself in Vienna’s history and beauty with this flexible hop-on hop-off bus tour along 2 routes with 15+ stops.
  • Upload selfies on social media as you enjoy free WiFi onboard the open-top bus.
  • Learn more about the vibrant city with pre-recorded commentary available in 13 languages.
  • Hop off whenever you want to take a closer look at some of the city’s best landmarks such as the Vienna State Opera, Schönbrunn Palace, and St Charles’s Church.
  • Go for the 2-day or 3-day ticket option to join a guided walking tour that acquaints you with Vienna’s history, culture, and lives about the city greats including the Habsburgs, Mozart, and Beethoven.
  • With the 3-day ticket, you can enjoy a cruise on the Danube River to soak in the city from a whole new perspective.
  • Click here for detailed route map and boarding points.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • 1-Day Ticket
  • 2-Day Ticket
  • 3-Day Ticket
  • Tip: Take the 3-day tour which includes Danube river cruising that gives you the opportunity to witness modern Vienna and historic Vienna from a unique standpoint.
  • This audio guide is available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi, and Russian.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Vienna: City Card & 24 Hour Hop On Hop Off Tour

€43
Extended Validity
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
  • Simple and easy to use, the ivie app lets you activate your pre-validated Vienna City Card so you can go exploring at your own pace!
  • The app is available on both iOS and Android.
  • This is the most efficient and wallet-friendly way to tour the city of Vienna.
  • Save more than €45 per day (up to 50%) with major discounts and reduced rates.
  • Enjoy unlimited access to the city’s tram, bus, and metro lines for 24/48/72 Hrs.
  • Vienna’s 24-hour HOHO bus tour allows you to hop on and off between 25 stops laid across 2 distinct routes.
  • Visit Vienna’s top attractions like St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Palace by redeeming your discounted rates.
  • With discounts at 210 locations, including museums, landmarks, restaurants, and more, the more you spend, the more you save.
  • Click here for detailed bonus booklet.
  • Click here for the HOHO bus route map.
  • Your card can be activated within a period of 365 days from purchase. It is valid for 24/48/72 Hrs (depending on options selected) from your first use.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • 24Hr Card + 24Hr HOHO Bus Tour
  • 48Hr Card + 24Hr HOHO Bus Tour
  • 72Hr Card + 24Hr HOHO Bus Tour
  • These tickets can't be cancelled. However, you can use them any time until 30 July, 2024.
  • These Tickets are valid until 30 July, 2024.

Perfectly embodying the old and the new, Vienna is filled with elegant streets and historic buildings. This makes it a paradise for art and history buffs. The city is also called the “City of Music” because it was home to famous classical composers like Schubert, Mozart, Strauss, Brahms, Beethoven, and more. 

But navigating this large city can be a bit daunting for a new visitor. With Vienna’s Hop On Hop Off Buses, you can get to explore all the top spots in the city. And, with this convenient mode of transport, all you need is one ticket!

Read along to learn more about Vienna hop-on hop-off bus tours.

Why Choose Vienna Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours?

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

Vienna hop on hop off bus tours are one of the best to travel around the city:

  • Visit the Top Landmarks: The hop-on hop-off bus tours have various different routes that cover all the top landmarks of the city.
  • Easy and Convenient: Explore the best parts of the city without having to worry about commuting from one place to another. 
  • Save Money: Hop-on hop-off bus tours will help you save money, as you don’t have to spend separately on transportation fares when visiting the sights.
  • Complimentary Add-Ons: Also enjoy additional services such as Free WiFi, complimentary headphones, guided walking tours, and more.
  • Pre-Recorded Commentary: There are audio guides in 16+ languages, which will give you information on the attractions you will visit.

Your Vienna Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Options Explained

Vienna hop-On Hop-Off

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

  • Get a 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour hop-on hop-off tickets and explore Vienna
  • With 35 stops, across 3 routes, you will be able to visit all the top attractions in Vienna.
  • Popular highlights include Schönbrunn Palace, St. Stephan's Cathedral and Kunst Haus Wien, and more.
  • Enjoy buses equipped with amenities like WiFi and comfortable seats.
  • Listen to an audio guide in 16 languages (plus a special kids' channel in German and English) and learn more about the history of Vienna.

Flexible Cancellation Policy: You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Discounted tickets: Infants aged 1 can go for free. Children aged 2-12 enjoy reduced price tickets

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

Big Bus: 1/2/3 Day Vienna Hop On Hop Off Tour

  • hop-on hop-off tickets to explore Vienna
  • With 2 routes with 25+ stops, you can experience the best of Vienna.
  • Popular highlights include Vienna State Opera, St Charles's Church and St Stephen’s Cathedral, and more.
  • With the 2-day or 3-day ticket, enjoy a guided walking tour or an idyllic cruise on the Danube river.
  • Listen to an audio guide in 13 languages and learn more about the city’s history and culture.

Flexible Cancellation Policy: You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Discounted tickets: Children aged 5-15, and families with 2 adults and 2 children enjoy reduced price tickets

Vienna Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Timetable

Vienna Hop-On Hop-off

Vienna City Tour

  • Timings: 9:30 AM to 5 PM
  • Frequency: Every 30-90 minutes.

Big Bus Vienna

  • Timings: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Frequency: Every 20-30 minutes.

Big Bus Danube River Cruise

  • Timings: 11 AM to 5:15 PM
  • Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours

Vienna Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Route

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

Vienna City Tour

There is 3 route with 35 stops. 

The Red Route begins at the State Opera and has 12 stops. These include Hero’s Square, Sigmund Freud Museum, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Ringstrasse, Hofburg Palace, and Strauss Monument. 

The route operates between 9:30 AM to 5 PM, and a full loop takes 1 hour. 

The Yellow Route also starts at the State Opera and has 4 stops. These include Schonbrunn Palace, Belvedere Palace, and Lower Belvedere. 

The route operates between 9:45 AM to 4:15 PM, and a full loop takes 1 hour. 

The Blue Route starts at the State Opera and has a total of 16 stops. Popular stops are City Hall, Kunst Haus Wien, the Giant Ferris Wheel, DDSG Cruises, Danube Tower, Museum of Crime, and City Park. 

The route operates between 9:30 AM to 4 PM, and a full loop takes 1.5 hours.  

Veinna Hop-On Hop-Off

Big Bus

There are two routes with a total of 27 stops

The Red Route begins at the State Opera and has 16 stops. These include Lower Belvedere, Hofburg, Museums Quartier, Votive Church, City Hall, DDSG River Cruises, Danube Tower, City Park, and more. 

The route operates between 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, and a full loop takes 1 hour 50 minutes. 

The Blue Route also starts at the State Opera and has a total of 11 stops. Popular stops are Museums Quartier, Hofburg, Main Train Station, Schönbrunn Palace & Zoo, Upper Belvedere, The Hundertwasser House, Mozarthaus, and more. 

The route operates between 9:45 AM to 5:45 PM, and a full loop takes 1 hour 50 minutes. 

The 1-2 hour Danube River Cruise is included with the 3-Day ticket, and departs from the Schwedenplatz / Danube Canal stop. It operates on Thurs-Sun and runs between 11 AM to 5:15 PM.

Vienna Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour Highlights

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

Schonbrunn Palace

Schonbrunn Palace was the summer palace of the Habsburg rulers and is known for its Baroque architecture, beautiful staterooms, and grand French-style gardens. Don’t miss the Grand Gallery and its magnificent gilt interior.

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

St. Stephen’s Cathedral

This cathedral dates back to 1160 and is the seat of the Archbishop of Vienna. It is famous for its exquisite multi-colored tile roof and for having 22 bells in its various towers. Standing at a height of 137 m, it dominates the skyline. 

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

Hofburg Palace

The palace was once the official winter residence of the Habsburg royal family. It was built in the 13th century and since 1946, is the official residence of the President of Austria. Don’t miss the Court Library (now the Austrian National Library)

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

Imperial Treasury

Located in the Swiss Wing, one of the oldest part of the Hofburg Palace, the Imperial Treasury is a sight to behold. See the Austrian Crown Jewels, including some of the world’s largest diamonds and emeralds.

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

Sigmund Freud Museum

One of Vienna’s most famous residents was Sigmund Freud. Stop at No 19 Berggasse to see the former apartment and workplace of the celebrated psychologist, and see the artifacts,  documents, and photographs housed here.

Vienna hop-On Hop-Off

Belvedere Palace

The Belvedere Palace is known for its architectural beauty and well-manicured gardens. The Upper Belvedereis now a museum housing works by great artists, while you can still visit the grand staterooms of the Lower Belvedere.

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

St. Charles Church

Also known as the Karlskirche, this is one of the most outstanding Baroque churches in Vienna. Completed in 1737, it is dedicated to Saint Charles Borromeo, and is known for its stunning alter with paintings portraying the ascension of the saint. 

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

Welt Museum

The Welt Museum is one of the world's leading ethnographical museums. Located in the heart of Vienna, it has 14 distinct exhibition galleries filled with cultural treasures from Asia, Africa, the Pacific region, and America. 

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

Kunsthistorisches Museum

The Kunsthistorisches Museum is one of the finest art museums in all of Europe. In this palatial museum, you can admire masterpieces by renowned artists from the ancient world up to the 18th century, like Titian, Rembrandt, and Bruegel.

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

Leopold Museum

The Leopold Museum houses over 6,000 works of Austrian art from the Modern Age, along with traditional handicrafts, and more. Don’t miss the works by expressionists like Egon Schiele, Richard Gerstl, and Oskar Kokoschka

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

Mozarthaus

Discover the Viennese apartment where The great composer Mozart lived between 1784 and 1787. The preserved rooms of the Mozarthaus show how he lived his life and display some of his most important works.

Vienna Hop-On Hop-Off

Vienna State Opera

Don’t miss this chance to listen to the works of Mozart, Strauss, and Wagner at the Vienna State Opera. Built in the late 19th century, it is also the home of the Vienna State Ballet, and the annual Vienna Opera Ball.

Vienna Hop On Hop Off Visitor Tips and Guidelines

  • Get HOHO Tickets Online: Book tickets in advance online, so you can get on the tour without any delays.
  • Know the Routes: Find out the routes that your hop-on hop-off bus will take, so you can decide which stops you would like to get off at beforehand.
  • Research the Attractions: Learn about the attractions along the route that you want to stop at and explore in Vienna.
  • Buy Attraction Tickets: Many attractions require separate entry tickets, so, be sure to purchase these in advance to avoid long queues. 
  • Set out early: It is best to start the day early and get enough time to explore the city. 
  • Comfortable Clothing: Wear comfortable clothing and sturdy walking shoes as you might be on your feet for hours. 
  • Protect Yourself: Wear sunglasses and remember to put on some sunscreen to protect your skin, especially if you plan to sit on the exposed upper decks. Also carry a jacket, raincoat, or umbrella in case of rain.
  • Carry Snacks: Keep some light snacks and a water bottle to tide you over when sightseeing.

Frequently Asked Questions About Vienna Hop On Hop Off

Q. Does Vienna have a hop-on hop-off bus tour?

A. Yes, Vienna has a hop-on hop-off bus tour.

Q. Where can I buy Vienna hop-on hop-off tickets?
Q. Are Vienna hop-on hop-off tickets available online?

A. Yes, Vienna hop-on hop-off tickets are available online.

Q. How much does hop-on hop-off bus cost in Vienna?

A. The hop-on hop-off bus tour tickets in Vienna start from  €22.50

Q. How do hop-on hop-off buses work in Vienna?

A. Hop-on hop-off buses in Vienna allow you to get on and leave the bus at any of the designated stops to see the major city landmarks whenever you want.

Q. How often are the hop-on hop-off buses in Vienna?

A. Vienna hop-on hop-off buses run between 9 AM to 5 PM and arrive at a frequency of 30-40 minutes.

Q. Are there audio guides on the Vienna hop-on hop-off bus tours?

A. Yes, there are audio guides available in up to 16 languages on the Vienna hop-on hop-off bus tours.

Q. What languages are the Vienna hop-on hop-off audio guides available in?

A. The audio guides are available in: English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi, and Russian.

Q. Are Vienna’s hop-on hop-off bus tours accessibility-friendly?

A. Yes, Vienna’s hop-on hop-off bus tours are accessible to wheelchair users.