Big Bus Vienna - Hop-on Hop-off
Vienna developed from early Celtic and Roman settlements into a Medieval and Baroque city. It is regarded as the City of Music due to its musical legacy and it’s also known as the City of Dreams because it was home to Sigmund Freud, the world's first psycho-analyst. On the sightseeing tour you will discover Vienna’s rich history through our informative personal commentary. Throughout the tour you will witness a wealth of stunning architecture that can be seen in the city’s beautiful palaces and gardens, grand monuments and pristine parks. The Austrian capital encompasses all the traditions of a European city, from Roman foundations through to Gothic and Baroque.
The hop-on, hop-off facility allows you to explore the city at your leisure and our double-decker buses will offer you a panoramic view of Vienna. Get closer and dig deeper into Vienna’s history with our free walking tours, where you will learn about the history of this amazing “open museum” city.
The bus will take you to the famous landmarks and best attractions that the city has to offer: Soak up the sights of the impressive buildings, including the Vienna State Opera, St Charles’ Church and St Stephen’s Cathedral. Hop-off the bus to take a closer look at these magnificent landmarks and to explore the city's beautiful open spaces, like People’s Park.
When you start your sightseeing Vienna bus tour, you will receive a complimentary Big Bus map that shows you the city’s attractions and landmarks that you can easily reach from our conveniently located bus stops.
Enjoy Vienna sightseeing from the great vantage point of our double decker buses. Throughout the tour you will be able to hop-on and hop-off at over 22 bus stops on either one of our routes.
The Red Route takes you around the centre of the city and up to Danube Island, where you can visit several Vienna attractions including, the Mozart Museum, Albertina Museum and Palace and St Charles’ Church. The Blue Route takes you to the magnificent Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the imperial family. You will also see the Belvedere Palace and Arsenal.
2. House of Music
4. Museums- Hofburg
6. Karmeliter Market
9. Blue Danube
10. Danube Tower
11. Old Danube
12. UNO City
13. Danube Island
15. Danube Canal
Full circle: 90-100 minutes
Schönbrunn Blue Route
- Museums- Hofburg
- House of Music
- Haus des Meeres
- Schönbrunn Palace
Full circle: 85 minutes
- Imperial Vienna Walk, daily at 10:30am
With the free walking tour it is possible to discover the cultural and architectural delights of the “inner Ring”, which is not accessible to our double-decker buses
You may start your tour at any of the ‘hop-on, hop-off’ points.
Vary depending on the time of year, so please check with a member of Big Bus staff.
Any of the "hop-on, hop-off" points.
Things to bring
- The personal recorded commentary is offered in your choice of 12 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Polish, Hungarian, Japanese, Hindi and Russian.
- Complimentary headphones are provided on the bus.
- Daily available Walking Tour
This tour is non-refundable.
The Red Route runs approximately every 30 minutes and the Blue Route runs every 60 minutes.
First departure: Red Route: 9:30am at Opera; Blue Route: 10:00am at Museums-Hofburg
Last departure: Red Route: 4:00pm at Opera; Blue Route: 4:00pm at Museums-Hofburg
Walking Tours: 1.5 hours
Imperial Vienna Walk: 10:30am
- Prices, times and itineraries are subject to change without prior notice
- To book this tour please click on the calendar on the right