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Big Bus Vienna: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


    Cruise: June: Thurs–Sun  and July onwards: Daily

  • Duration

    1/2/3-day (take your pick)

    Evening tour: 1 hour 50 minutes

    Guided Inner City walking tour: 90 minutes

    River cruise: 75 minutes

  • Start time

    Hop-on, hop-off tour: 9:45am to  5:45pm, every 30 minutes Depending on the route)

    Guided Inner City walking tour: Daily, 11:30am in English 

    River cruise: Daily (11am, 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm, 5:30pm)

    1-Hour Evening Tour: Begins at 6:30pm from Stop #1 Opera – WALFISCHGASSE

    Timings and stops are subject to change. Please check the Useful Downloads for complete Timetable.

    Please check with a member of staff on the day of arrival to confirm up to date timings of the cruise.

  • Meeting Point

    Hop-on, hop-off tour: The bus will leave from stop 1 every hour till further notice.

    Evening tour: Starts at Red Stop 1 Opera

    Guided Inner City walking tour: Stop 1: Opera (Walfischgasse 2, Vienna 1010)

    River cruise: Board near Big Bus Stop #8 (Schwedenplatz / Danube Canal)

  • Ending Point

    You may get off at any of the designated stops.

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
  • Choose from a Classic, Premium or Deluxe ticket, offering a variety of exciting value additions
  • The strategic routes and stops cover all the major Vienna attractions
  • Audio commentary available in multiple languages ensures that you do not miss a thing!
  • Choose a lively Vienna evening tour to experience the city as the sun sets
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted
  • Upgrade your ticket to include a hop-on, hop-off river cruise and a guided Inner City walking tour


Situated at the cultural intersection of east and west, explore the rich heritage of Vienna on this Big Bus hop-on, hop-off tour. The open-top double-decker buses provide excellent views of the city throughout your tour. Jump on and off the bus as often as you like and explore the sights including Vienna City Hall, Belvedere Palace, Schönbrunn Palace, St Stephen’s Cathedral and The Hofberg Imperial Palace. Alternatively, you can even stay on the bus for a full loop to get a comprehensive feel of the city. The strategic routes and stops will get you up close to the major Vienna attractions.

Audio commentary is available onboard in multiple languages. You can choose from 3 hop-on, hop-off ticket options and a Vienna evening tour:

Classic Ticket

  • 1-Day hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Access to two routes - Red and Blue
  • Free VOX Digital Walking Tour

Premium Ticket

  • 2-Day hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Access to two routes – Red and Blue
  • Guided Walking Tour
  • Free VOX Digital Walking Tour

Deluxe Ticket

  • 3-Day hop-on, hop-off ticket
  • Access to two routes – Red and Blue
  • Free VOX Digital Walking Tour
  • Guided Walking Tour
  • DDSG River Cruise
  • Live Evening Guided Walking Tour 

1-Hour Vienna Live Guided Evening TourExperience the city at dusk as the sun sets and Vienna lights up. Enjoy riveting live commentary as you explore the city on an action-packed bus tour.

VOX Digital Walking Tours: Discover Vienna's rich history on an exclusive, digitally-guided Vox walking tour. This ticket includes a code for a free walking tour download from the Vox POPGuide App. Choose from 2 different tours -'Secrets Of Vienna' departs from our stop at City Hall/Rathaus, and 'Vienna In The 19th Century' departs from our Museums / Hofburg stop).

River Cruise (with Deluxe): Admire Vienna's cityscape from the Danube River on a cruise that lasts from 1.5 to 2 hours. Before you board the cruise you must redeem Big Bus Tours ticket voucher at the DDSG River Cruise Office to receive your river cruise ticket.

Major Attractions covered

  • Vienna State Opera
  • Hofburg Imperial Palace
  • Kärntner Straße
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • St. Stephen's Cathedral
  • Heldenplatz
  • MuseumsQuartier
  • Beethoven Pasqualati Haus
  • City Hall
  • Belvedere Palace
  • Kunsthistorisches Museum

About the Supplier: One of the largest operators of open-top sightseeing bus tours, Big Bus Tours have been fuelling the spirit of adventure in over 20 cities across four continents.

Please check the Useful Downloads section for the complete list of stops.


  • 1/2/3-day Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour
  • Audio commentary provided in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi and Russian
  • Free WiFi 
  • Guided Inner City Walking Tour included with the Premium and Deluxe Tickets
  • River Cruise included with the Deluxe Ticket
  • Live Guided Evening Tour included with the Deluxe Ticket


  • Entrance fees

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Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Validity: 12 months from the date chosen at the time of booking

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

Vienna is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

Timings and stops are subject to change.

River cruise: Before you board the cruise you must redeem your ticket voucher at the DDSG River Cruise Office to receive your river cruise ticket.

Self-Guided Audio Tour” powered by VOX. This is included in all core and combo tickets. Excluding the Night Tour & Walking Tour tickets

Covid-19 safety measures: 

We have introduced a number of new health & safety measures to reduce the risk associated with the spread of Covid-19 in line with government advice and requirements of the local health authorities. These include regular cleaning of buses and social distancing measures.

To uphold these new safety and hygiene standards in keeping our guests safe during the Covid-19 Pandemic, we may have to operate a reduced service and changes to ticket inclusions. This may also include frequency of departures, changes to routes and reduction/removal of stops.

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    United States 04/28/2019

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