How to see the most of Vienna in the shortest time possible
There's no better way of getting around Vienna's city center than by HOP ON HOP OFF bus. With just one ticket you can, as the name suggests, hop on or off at any of over 50 stops along the bus' route. Located at the sites of many popular attractions HOP ON HOP OFF buses offer a time (and money)-efficient transportation.
Create your own adventure
With up to 6 routes consisting of over 50 stops, you can create your own Viennese adventure. State-of-the-art double-decker buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, comfortable seats and an audio guide in 16 languages to help you make most of your vacation in Vienna.
Explore the famous Ringstrasse driving along the HOP ON HOP OFF Red Line
Following the Red Line, you'll see most of Vienna's biggest sights. From the comfort of your seat, you'll be able to see the impressive State Opera where you can hop off the bus and stroll through the pedestrian zone to the beautiful St. Stephen's Cathedral.
Moving on, the bus takes you past the special highlight that is the notorious Hofburg Palace. Visit the home of former emperors or see the Sisi museum. Amongst other precious items, the Imperial Treasury keeps the crown of the Holy Roman Empire.
Located directly at the Ringstrasse is the famous museum duo - Museums of Art and Natural History Vienna. Hop off to visit either or both of them or continue the bus ride to see the Austrian Parliament, the City Hall, and the National Theater.
Via Yellow Line towards Vienna's most famous attraction
Yellow HOP ON HOP OFF Line takes you all the way to the most popular tourist attraction in Austria, the Schönbrunn Palace. Hop off to explore the imperial private rooms, walk through the breathtaking palace garden or visit the world's oldest zoo.
Make a quick stop at the fruit and vegetable market Naschmarkt. Enjoy countless aromas and flavors as you stroll through the market or relax at one of the nearby restaurants and bars.
Another must-go along the Yellow Line is the Belvedere Palace. The former summer residence of Prince Eugen of Savoy is home to the world-famous painting by Gustav Klimt - "The Kiss".
Blue Line takes you along the blue Danube
HOP ON HOP OFF Blue Line takes you past several attractions along the Danube, amongst which is the famous Kunst Haus Wien, the home of Hundertwasser Museum. Gaze at its surrealistic exterior or enter to check out a permanent exhibition of its maker, the artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser.
Another attraction that should be on every Vienna bucket list is the Prater. Walk across the big amusement park with 250 attractions. Among countless activities there is one of the city's landmarks, the Giant Ferris Wheel, offering an unforgettable view over the rooftops of Vienna.
Moving on, hop off at the site of the 252 meters high Danube Tower. Its slowly rotating observation deck with a restaurant offers an unforgettable experience of wining and dining while seeing the whole city underneath your feet.
If you're traveling with your partner, enjoy a romantic boat ride or have a picnic at the nearby Old Danube.
Discover the green side of Vienna following the Green Line
Take a break from the city rumble and enjoy Vienna's countryside. Taste a glass of locally grown wine at one of the countless wine taverns called "Heuriger" in a picturesque wine village of Grinzing.
Take the Green Line to the nearby Kahlenberg hill full of beautiful trails perfect for hiking. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind panoramic view of the city as you relax surrounded by nature and fresh air.
Follow the Grey Line and travel back to the Roman times
The Grey Line takes you on a journey through time - from the Romans to the Baroque era and present time.
Hop off at the site of Roman City Quarter Petronell-Carnuntum. A reconstructed town quarter lets you see a townhouse, a town villa, a thermal bath and a partial reconstruction with the only preserved floor mosaic of Carnuntum.
The next stop along the way is Schloss Niederweiden. An architectural jewel invites its visitors to see various highlights - from the delicate Chinese murals to the authentically equipped and furnished Baroque game kitchen.
Last but not least, you arrive at the site of the Schloss Hof Estate, Austria's largest rural palace complex with its artistically laid out terraced gardens and the idyllic manor farm.
There are numerous events taking place at Carnuntum and Schloss Hof Estate all year round.
Public transport has never been more pleasant and informative. No matter which line you choose to follow you are guaranteed to have an unforgettable experience. See all attractions you want in addition to those you pass on the way.