The meter from Vienna it consists of five lines that work, above all, underground — except for the central section of line U6. It is called “U-Bahn“And is recognized by a blue sign with a white” U “. The network is interconnected with the S-Bahn, that is, trams, buses and railways. Everyone uses the same tickets.
The 5 lines of meter They are as follows:
- U1 (red line): 14 stops with 2 exchanges with the S-Bahn (bus and tram) and 3 with lines meter. It travels in 18 minutes.
- U2 (purple line): 11 stops with an exchange with the S-Bahn and 4 with lines of meter. It travels in 15 minutes.
- U3 (orange line): 21 stops with 4 exchanges with the S-Bahn and 4 with another lines of meter. It travels in 25 minutes.
- U4 (green line): 20 stops with 4 exchanges with the S-Bahn and 6 with other lines of meter. It travels in 29 minutes.
- U6 (brown line): 24 stops with 6 exchanges with the S-Bahn and 3 with other lines of meter. It travels in 36 minutes.
The U-Bahn operates every day from 05:00 to 00:20. Trains run every 5 minutes during the day and every 7 to 8 in the afternoon.
There are several options of banknotes. The price of the standard is 1.80 euros. Any connection can be made with it, but within an area (for example, the center of Vienna). To avoid confusion it is advisable to buy the banknotes Medium and long term. There are 24 hours (5.70 euros), 48 hours (10 euros), 72 hours (13.60 euros), weekly (14 euros), monthly (49.50 euros) and annual (458 euros and a picture of you) . All are valid for any type of public transport in Vienna.
The banknotes They can be bought at the vending machines and stop windows (they accept coins and 10 euro bills), and in tobacco shops. To validate the banknotes they must be inserted into the stamping machines at the entrance of the subway. One week or more tickets do not need to be stamped.