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Access to the Museums and Imperial Appartements

The Hofburg lies at the centre of Vienna and can best be reached by underground or other public transport. The entrance to the museums is directly below the great copper dome called the Michaelerkuppel, reached via the Michaelertor, the gate on the north-eastern side of the palace on Michaelerplatz. The entrance for groups and all visitors in possession of a Sisi Ticket or a Vienna Pass Ticket is in the inner palace courtyard.  

Public transport lines which take you directly to the Hofburg

Underground: U3 (orange), alight at Herrengasse

Trams: 1, 2, D and 71, alight at Burgring

Bus: 1A and 2A, alight at Hofburg

Wiener Linien


Arriving by car

 

On leaving Vienna International Airport take the A4 motorway heading towards Vienna city centre, then follow signs for the Ring, which takes you directly to the Hofburg

Arriving from the south on the A2 motorway head for Vienna city centre until you get to the Opera, then turn onto the Ring which takes you directly to the Hofburg

Arriving from the west on the A1 motorway head for Vienna city centre until you get to the Opera, then turn onto the Ring which takes you directly to the Hofburg

 



Arriving by train

 

From the Westbahnhof (western railway terminal), journey time approximately 15 minutes. Take the eastbound U3 (orange) underground line and alight at Herrengasse

From Meidling, journey time approximately 25 minutes. Take the U6 (brown) underground line and alight Westbahnhof and change to the eastbound U3 (orange) underground line and alight at Herrengasse

 

Austrian Federal Railways

 


Arriving by air

 

Journey time approximately 60 minutes from Vienna International Airport by public transport:

By metropolitan railway ("Schnellbahn"):
Take the S7 line to Wien Mitte, then change to the westbound U3 (orange) underground line and alight at Herrengasse

By airport bus:
At the Wien Westbahnhof terminal change to the westbound U3 (orange) underground line and alight at Herrengasse

 

Verkehrsbetriebe (VOR)

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