Vienna Metro: map, photos, description
Driving Vienna Metro
Metro in Vienna, known as the U-Bahn, - one of the mostmodern metros in Europe. Metro was opened May 8, 1976, however, his system uses sections of the Vienna railway, laid at the turn of 19-20 centuries.
Hours Vienna Metro
Metro is open from 5 am to 12 am on weekdays, and on Friday and Saturday and the eve of public holidays around the clock with the metro runs increased to 15 minutes waiting period.
Tickets in Vienna subway
In Vienna's transport system has a general ticketall kinds of transport: metro, tram, train (S-Bahn) and bus. Individual tickets and reloadable cards can be purchased at the offices of Wiener Linien, tobacco shops and kiosks.
During the Austrian school holidays, as well asSundays and holidays, children under 15 years of age can ride on the identity card. Children up to 6 years for any form of public transport is free. Bicycles can be transported on the subway for half fare, excluding peak hours.
Vienna Underground Lines
Vienna underground consists of 5 lines and 100 stations. Its length - 69.8 km. Almost all threads laid underground metro except U6, which partly comes to the surface.
U1 Line - Red Line (19 stations, length -14.6 km). One of the longest in the network connects the east and south of the city, passing through the center. Stations: Leopoldau, Grossfeldsiedlung, Aderklaaer Strasse, Rennbahnweg, Kagraner Platz, Kagran, Alte Donau, Kaisermühlen, Donauinsel, Vorgartenstrasse, Praterstern, Nestroyplatz, Stubentor, Karlsplatz; Taubstummengasse; Südtiroler Platz, Keplerplatz, Reumannplatz.
U2 Line - Purple Line (16 stations, length7.8 km) - the shortest branch, runs east to the city center. Currently, work is underway to increase the line on the 5 km. At present there. Stop: Karlsplatz, Museumsquartier; Volkstheater, Rathaus, Schottentor, Taborstrasse, Praterstern, Messe-Prater, Krieau, Stadion, Donaumarina, Donaustadtbrücke, Stadlau, Hardeggasse, Donauspital, Asperstrasse.
Linea U3 - yellow line (21 stations, the length of -13.5km) stretches from the southeast to the west of the city. Stations: Ottakring, Kendlerstrasse, Hütteldorfer Strasse, Johnstrasse, Schweglerstrasse, Westbahnhof, Zieglergasse, Neubaugasse, Volkstheater, Herrengasse, Stubentor, Stephansplatz, Landstrasse, Rochusgasse, Kardinal-Nagl-Platz, Schlachthausgasse, Erdberg, Gasometer, Zippererstasse, Enkplatz, Simmering.
U4 Line - Green Line (20 stations, length -16.4 km), the most visited Vienna subway line covers all the major attractions, including the Schonbrunn Palace. Stations: Hütteldorf, Ober St. Veit, Unter St. Veit, Braunschweiggasse, Hietzing, Schönbrunn, Meidling Hauptstrasse, Längenfeldgasse, Margarettengürtel, Pilgramgasse, Kettenbrücken-gasse, Karlsplatz, Stadpark, Landstrasse, Schwedenplatz, Schottenring, Rossauer Lände, Friedensbrücke, Spittelau, Heiligenstadt.
U6 line - brown line (24 stations, length -17.5 km) - the longest Viennese subway line, which runs from north to south and west of the city. Despite the fact that the line uses portions of the Vienna railway, constructed over 100 years ago, the line is not very interesting for tourists, because it does not cross the center of the city. Stations: Floridsdorf, Neue Donau, Handelskai, Dresdner Strasse, Jägerstrasse, Spittelau, Nussdorfer strasse, Währinger strasse, Michelbeuern, Alser Strasse, Josefstädter strasse, Thaliastrasse, Burggasse, Westbahnhof, Gumpendorfer strasse, Längenfeldgasse, Niederhofstrasse, Philadelphiabrücke, Tscherttegasse, Am Schöpfwerk, Alterlaa, Erlaaer Strasse, Perfektastrasse, Siebenhirten.
Photos of Vienna Metro
Driving Vienna Metro