How to get around Vienna

01Feb
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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPublic transport and all the available tickets confuse you? To make your life easier and to ensure that you have a carefree stay, we inform you in this blog post about the public transportation system in Vienna.

Buses, Trams, Metro:
There are many, many buses and trams going around Vienna. The system is even confusing for Viennese people themselves. So the easiest way to get to all the sights and museums is by metro. The VOX Design Hotel is located 3 minutes from the underground stop Schottenring. There you can either board the metro line U2 (purple line) or the line U4 (green line) with which you can go directly to the Schloss Schönbrunn, for example.

For more information about the bus, tram and metro system go to: Wiener Linien

A great way to see all the famous sights around the Ring is to purchase a ticket for the Vienna Ring Tram (Price: 8.00€), which starts its round trip at Schwedenplatz. The great thing about this tram is that you not only see all the beautiful old buildings of the inner city, but also receive information about them in various languages. Click here for more information about the Vienna Ring Tram.

Tickets:
In the following we have an overview of the tickets most appropriate for your stay in Vienna:
• Single ticket: 2.20€ (valid for 1 trip)
• 24-h ticket: 7.60€
• 48-h ticket: 13.30€
• 72-h ticket: 16.50€
• Weekly ticket: 16.20€
• 4 journey ticket: 8.80€
• there are also tickets available for children and seniors

Vienna Card:
However, the most convenient way to get around Vienna is to buy a Vienna Card. You can choose between 48 and 72 hours. With that card you enjoy unlimited travel by public transport and, in addition, you benefit from discounts at museums, restaurants, sights, shops, and much more. Another advantage is that one child (< 15 years) can use the public transport free of charge when you purchase a Vienna Card. • 48-h Vienna Card: 18.90€ • 72-h Vienna Card: 21.90€ Insider information: Let us know if you need a Vienna Card – we will have it ready for you upon your arrival so you can start your carefree holiday in Vienna! If you are unsure if you should purchase it, don’t worry, you can buy the card anytime at reception.