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Cycling in Vienna

Discover Vienna from a different perspective!

With a bicycle you are fast on the roat but still slow enough to enjoy Vienna's sights. Vienna has around 1,200 km of cycle paths, cycling trails and cycle routes.

We have compiled a few tips for your cycling tour through Vienna.

Bicycle routes in Vienna:

  • Sightseeing-Route "Ringstraße"
    The Ringstraße is one of the main sights of the city with many historic buildings.
  • City-Route
    This bicycle path takes you across the old town of Vienna - from Schottentor to the state opera.
  • Danube Canal -Route
    The Danube Canal is an arm of the Danube, which branches off from the main stream at the Nußdorfer floodgate, flows past the City and flows back to the Danube near the Albaner harbor.
  • "Gürtel" - Route
    From the Danube Canal to the Vienna River you will drive along the Gürtel.
  • "Wiental" - Route
    This route connects the west of the city with the center. From the Ringstrasse over the Naschmakrt, past Schönbrunn Palace, this bicycle route leads you along the Vienna river to the Lainzer Tiergarten.
  • Danube - Route
    You can explore Vienna along the Danube via the Danube Island from the city boundaries in the north to the east.

Bicycle transport in public transport:

You can transport your bicycle free of charge from Monday to Friday between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm, as well as from 6:30 pm. On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays bicycles can be transported all day.

In tramway and bus only foldable bicycles can be transported.

In ÖBB local train services (S-Bahn, regional train), bicycles can be taken without reservation in the wagons which are marked with a bicycle symbol.

In case of long-distance traffic a chargeable reservation is required.

With the bike in Vienna

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