Map-metro map of Vienna with the airport, railway station and the streets in Russian
Not to wait long land transport and fast to get from one end of the Austrian capital to another, is to use the modern metro. Metro map of Vienna fairly complicated, so you will need a map that can be downloaded on your mobile phone or tablet.
Map of Vienna with metro in Russian
In the underground of the Austrian capital's many branches, branching quite bizarre, so to exit at the right stop you need to study in detail the map of the metro.
Characteristics of metro
Metro in the capital of Austria in its modern form is open from may 1976. However, some of the segments has a unique ancient history: the Vienna U-Bahn includes part of the railway, which went overground trains in the late 19th century.
The metro has 5 lines: U1, U2, U3, U4 and U6 (U5 lines still remain on paper).
The total length of lines is about 80 km and number of stations is more than 100. To distinguish the lines on the diagrams that hung on the walls of the subway, colour: U1 is red, U2 is purple, U3 is orange, U4 – green, and U6 – brown.
The "highlight" of the Vienna u is that on lines U1-U4 installed supply system current is of the classical type with the third rail, and the U6 system, which uses tram pantographs and contact wire at the top.
In the world there is a ranking of the deepest metro stations. Which platforms are leading, read here.
Distinctive features of the metro in the capital of Austria are:
- The complete lack of finish and decoration: they successfully replace modern advertising;
- Very bright light, creating a clear contrast with the dark tunnel.
- The dustbins are literally every few steps;
- The application of special markings on the floors of the platforms for the blind;
- Mounted lifts, designed for direct connections between the lines and the exit surface of the earth;
- Special doors that close automatically, but to open them you must click on the handle or the button.
In Russia, metro is not only Moscow and St. Petersburg. Read our article, what are the other cities of the Russian Federation has metro.
How to use it?
To get to the Vienna metro, you should purchase a ticket at a special terminal that says "Fahrkarten". To do this:
- Touch the touch screen;
- To choose the language of communication: German, English or Italian;
- To determine the type of tickets ("Adult", "Child", "Animals") and their quantity;
- To pay for the tickets by cash or card;
- Pick up the printed tickets and the change.
Then punch the ticket in the composter at the entrance to the metro station, insert it with the arrow pointing forward: it will imprint its name and the current time. The fact that the travel is valid for one hour, during which you can travel by metro, bus or tram – and it's all on one ticket.
Even if you want to take one stop, the ticket price will be the same as if you were traveling from one end of Vienna to another.
The effect of the tickets does not apply to CAT Express trains and buses to Vienna airport. Remember that to interrupt the journey during this hour it is impossible, as to go back: you can only move forward – from North to South, West to East, and so on.
The time and cost of travel
The metro system in Vienna works from 5.00 to 0.00 and the night before weekend or holidays. The cost of the tickets varies in the following way:
- On one trip lasting no longer than 1 hour: € 2.20;
- One-hour metro ride and then ground transport (Einzelkarte): 2,40 Euro;
- Travel, maintains its function during the day to 7.6 euros for 2 days and 13.3 euros for 3 days – 16,5 Euro;
- Travel with an unlimited number of tripsfor a week will cost at 16.2 euros per month at 48.2 euros.
In the journey to Austria can't-miss historic castles. Read hereabout the main one.
The scheme of stations from the airport and railway station
To quickly navigate to the desired station, it is necessary to carefully understand the metro map of Vienna.
Description lines streets
Line of the Viennese underground have their own distinctive features:
- Line U1 connects the Reumannplatz and Leopoldau. Here the famous stop Kaisermuhlen-VIC, where visitors can see a memorial plaque in honor of the Soviet army who liberated Vienna in 1945;
- Line U2 connects Karlsplatz and Seestadt, being very short and slow. The basis for it was rebuilt tunnel for trams 1960-ies;
- Line U3 Ottakring connects with Simmering. This is one of the new lines with 2 earth stations;
- Line U4 connects Hutteldorf with Heiligenstadt. The basis for it was the upgraded, elevated rail in Vienna. Most stops are located on the surface of the earth;
- Line U6 connects the Floridsdorf with Siebenhirten and has the largest duration. It does not pass through the center of the capital, and is the overpass of the former Vienna railway. Cut from Philadelphiabrucke to Siebenhirten remains completely underground for other areas there is a ground stop.
U4 intersects with other lines, and all, except for U3, even twice.
How to get to important places?
Metro even inexperienced tourists can easily get to the necessary places:
- Airport: to get to the station Wien Mitte (lines U3/U4), where you take the train CAT train or S-Bahn;
- The main railway station Wien Meidling: get to the station Philadelphiabrucke U6;
- The city's main square with the Cathedral: station of Stephanplatz at the intersection of the lines U1/U3;
- Hofburg Palace: station Herrengasse on line U3;
- Vienna Opera: the closest station Karlsplatz (the intersection of the lines U1, U2 and U4);
- Vienna: station Rathaus on the U2 line;
- Folk theatre: it is necessary to leave the station, Volkstheater the U2 line.
In this article described the route the most important sights of Vienna objects, which can be explored in one day.
to content ↑
Before descending into the Vienna subway tourists will be useful the following recommendations:
- Although the entrance and exit to the subway has no turnstiles, not worth trying to go without a ticket. All stations are equipped with cameras, and soon there will be a reckoning and forced to pay a fine of 100 euros;
- Station names are marked with color, on the wall near the platform indicate the directionin which the train rides, and the selected gray – where he arrives;
- On each of the paths has the electronic scoreboard, which tells you how many will arrive the right train;
- On the pointer each station, allocate the exits from the metro, transfer to other lines, trams, buses, urban trains.
We recommend you watch the video of Vienna metro: