Vienna City Pass vs City Card – Which one to Choose?

Vienna city pass ticket

Many of you already know that you can buy a Vienna city pass that can be used for public transportation and certain tourist attractions at the same time.

It comes in various denominations and offers more than 210 discounts.

Vienna City Pass – What you Get?

Vienna city pass information

Vienna Pass pass is coming in different variations that can be used for two, three or six days. You get free travel on the city’s public transport system for 2 days or 3 days.  A user can enjoy free entrance in up to 50 attractions and selected venues. A guide book and an app will be provided with tips and special offers to tourists. 

Visitors who have this Vienna Pass will find it more convenient to get around the city through the hop-on hop-off buses. Compared to the existing trams and U-Bahn in the Austrian capital, these buses will bring you directly to the well-known tourist attractions.

It should be noted that the existing Vienna Card only provides discounts to certain venues. The Vienna Pass, on the other hand, will let users enjoy free entrance to major tourist spots. Both cards are money savers to make sure to keep a note of this. 

Vienna Travel Card Review & Price

Vienna travel card information

Visitors who are staying in Vienna for a short period of time would do well to consider getting a Vienna Card. For only EUR 17, the travel pass provides visitors to Vienna with 72 hours of free travel on all Vienna public transportation (check details here).

On the bus, tram and underground subway. Also, there are discounts and/or surprise treats in about 210 establishments – from museums, theatres, cafes and restaurants, retail shops, wine taverns and many more.

Vienna City Pass vs City Card

Moreover, those who travel with children get more value. The card provides for free access to public transportation for one child (below the age of 15).

Also discounted are the fares between the airport and the city centre (EUR 9 on the City Airport Train and EUR 6 on the Vienna Airport Lines). The Vienna Travel Card comes with a 120-page book of coupons that visitors can take advantage of while going around the city.

These museums are included in the program:

  • Madame Tussauds
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Jewish Museum
  • Imperial Furniture Collection
  • Butterfly House
  • Spanish Riding School
  • Museum of Natural History

As well, visitors can get special discounts on tickets for performances of the Vienna Boy’s Choir. Also, that applies to the Vienna Mozart Concerts and other music bars and theatres. Shopping discounts as much as 10% can also be availed of in a number of shops around the city.

The Vienna Travel Card is available in a lot of locations around the city. In hotels, at tourist information offices, at information kiosks at main stations of the Vienna Transportation System.

Or you can also order the card online.

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