Tickets for Vienna's Giant Ferris Wheel: Skip The Line

Ride through the skies for wonderful views of Vienna and the Prater

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Opening hours
Today:  09:00 - 23:45
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 23:45
Wednesday:  09:00 - 23:45
Thursday:  09:00 - 23:45
Friday:  09:00 - 23:45
Saturday:  09:00 - 23:45
Sunday:  09:00 - 23:45
One ride: 10-20 minutes, depending on the number of times it stops to let people in and out
  • Use your smartphone ticket for skip-the-line access to Vienna's Giant Ferris Wheel - it's a must do for first time visitors!
  • Soak up amazing bird's eye views of Austria's capital including ancient architecture and the dazzling Danube
  • Take some photos from your cabin 65 meters above the ground, and get some perspective on where to go once you're back on land!

And now for something wheely different in Vienna. Get high above the Austrian capital for a whole new perspective on the city's awesome architecture, and the Danube. This smartphone ticket gets you one ride on Vienna's skyline-stealing Giant Ferris Wheel.

You will probably see this towering beauty way before you reach it - it's so big that its silhouette is visible from miles away!

Gaze over the rooftops of Vienna from its iconic Giant Wheel, a landmark that was first constructed in 1897 in honor of Emperor Franz Joseph, and his ascension to the throne.

Its iconic red numbered gondolas have since been featured in Hollywood movies, from The Third Man with Orson Welles to The Living Daylights starring Timothy Dalton as James Bond!

Why not make your own movie as you ride this piece of history over Vienna?

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
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What's included
One ride on the Giant Ferris Wheel

Scan your smartphone ticket at the turnstiles.

Changing or cancelling your ticket
  • Cancellations are not possible for this ticket
  • Changes are possible for this ticket
Wiener Riesenrad
Riesenradplatz 1, 1020, Vienna
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Jul 14, 2019
Was our 1st time, and everything was easy and perfect
Jul 11, 2019
When we arrived at the entrance there was a long line to buy tickets, thankfully we brought our tickets online thru it helped us Skip The Line. A great service if you want to save your precious time.
Jul 6, 2019
Ticket process worked very well. Just scan the e-ticket and enter the que.
Jun 24, 2019
We bought tickets online and skipped the line to get on the ride. It was convenient.
May 24, 2019
The queue was long so we booked online whilst in it. This saved us quite a wait. It was great once we got on and the views were superb.
May 21, 2019
Going to Vienna? Then you NEED to go on the giant ferris wheel - no question !
May 20, 2019
It was Great Experience
May 10, 2019
Wonderful experience! Fantastic view of Vienna, great photo opportunity.
May 9, 2019
Great experience!
Jul 8, 2019
Die Fahrt war zu kurz. Wir haben gedacht jetzt geht es los, da war schon alles zu Ende.
Die Buchung war sehr gut.

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
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