For those of you going to the Sacher Café, the best way to reach it from our hotel is tram number 71 which picks up in front of our hotel, direction Börse. In just 3 stops you’ll reach Vienna State Opera and from there it is just a 2 minute walk.
Here is information on Vienna’s public transportation system: http://www.wienerlinien.at/eportal2/ep/tab.do?tabId=0
Tickets are available at ticket machines at most underground stations or at points of advance sale. Tobacconists also sell tickets. You may also purchase a ticket on board the bus or tram at an increased rate of EUR 2.20 per ticket. Apart from single tickets there are passes for longer periods of time. Passes are available for 24 hours and 72 hours, or as weekly, monthly or annual passes.
o A pass for 24 hours is 7.60 €, 48 hours is 13.30 €, 72 hours is 16.50 €
o A tourist Vienna card is 18.90 € for 48 hours and 21.90 € for 72 hours. This card includes more than 210 discounts at museums and sights, theatres and concerts, in shops, cafés, restaurants and the ‘Heurige’ wine tavern. For more information go to - http://www.wien.info/en/travel-info/vienna-card
Tickets may also be available for us at the hotel but we need to let them know ahead of time to be sure they have the quantity available for us. Please let us know if you'd like to get them at the hotel and we will contact them.
Tickets must be validated before boarding. To validate your ticket stamp the ticket at the blue machines located at the entrance of underground stations as well as on buses and trams. Tickets bought directly from the tram or bus driver are automatically validated and need not be stamped again.
You can also purchase some of these options online at the above website.
Did you know that Andrea Bocelli will be perfoming in Vienna on Saturday night November 8 at Wiener Stadthalle? Tickets can be purchased at http://www.stadthalle.com/events/Andrea-Bocelli/7512