Information about your visit to the Musikverein
How to get here? On this page, you will find everything you need to know to spend a wonderful evening at the Musikverein Wien.
© Wolf-Dieter Grabner
You can reach the Musikverein with the following public transportation:
U1, U4 to station ‘Karlsplatz’
- Line 1, 2, 62, D to station ‘Oper, Karlsplatz’
- Line 71 to station ‘Schwarzenbergplatz’
- Line 59A, to station ‘Oper, Karlsplatz’
- Line 4A to station ‘Karlsplatz’
Vienna Local Train
Vienna Local Train to station ‘Wien Oper’
Please note that tickets for using the public transport network must be obtained from ticket machines or cashdesks of Wiener Linien. Our tickets do not entitle the holder to use public transportation free of charge.
Parking on public roads
Please note that the entire First District and adjacent districts are short-stay parking zones, subject to the following regulations:
- Monday to Friday 9:00 – 22:00
- max. parking time: 2 hours
Parts of Bösendorferstraße are residenial parking spaces, which may only be used by cars with a parking permit for the first district and vehicles marked with a disabled person’s permit according to § 29b StVO. In both cases, there are no additional costs.
Parking garages in the surrounding area
- Garage Opernringhof, BOE Gebäudemanagement, Elisabethstraße 2-6
- Kärntnerstraße underground car park, Kärntner Straße 51/ next to the State Opera House
- Kärntnerring Garage, ÖPARK Garage Operations, Mahlerstrasse 8
- Palais Corso Garage, BIP Garage Company , Mahlerstraße 12
- Karlsplatzgarage, ÖPARK Garagenbetriebe, Mattiellistraße 2-4
The barrier-free entrance for wheelchair users is to the right of the main entrance. The Musikverein has three wheelchair-accessible restrooms: in the 2nd foyer (2nd floor basement), by the main entrance on the right, and by the balcony boxes on the left. Wheelchair users have access to a parking lot in Bösendorferstraße, next to the Künstlerhaus, as well as the adjacent parking lots in Bösendorferstraße.
The nearest cab ranks are located in Canovagasse and on Kärntner Ring.
Programmes can be purchased before the performances, directly in the house, from the billeteurs. If you missed the opportunity to purchase a programme on the evening of the concert, you can ask if there are any remaining copies.
The Musikverein building will open 1 hour before the start of an event. As a rule, admission to the hall is granted 30 minutes before the start of the performance. Please note that latecomers can only be admitted during the concert intermission or any applause break once a performance has begun. Admission is not possible during a pause in the performance. This also applies to seats in the parterre, balcony boxes, and standing-room visitors.
The use of cell phones and other devices is prohibited throughout the Musikverein building.
Image and/or sound recordings
Picture and sound recordings are prohibited without special permission before, during and after the performance for copyright reasons. However, in the case of TV or film recordings, the visitor agrees that the recordings made by him during or in connection with the event (picture, film, video) may be used without remuneration within the scope of the usual exploitation.
We look forward to welcoming you to our concerts and events in clothing appropriate to the occasion.
For security reasons, coats, bags, backpacks, umbrellas and folding chairs may not be taken into the hall – not even to the standing room. The Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna reserves the right to charge a fee for storing your clothing and luggage.
The gastronomic offer in the Musikverein, before, during and after the performance, is provided exclusively by Gerstner Catering. The buffet in the Erste Bank foyer is open one hour before the start of the performance. In the Gottfried-von-Einem-Saal on the first floor, a rich buffet is available during breaks. In addition to the bars to the left and right of the standing parterre, there are also bars on the gallery level if required. To avoid waiting times during the concert break, you can pre-order your selection from Gerstner.
Lost and found
If you have lost something during your visit to the Musikverein, please get in touch with our lost and found office between 9 am and 6 pm at +43 1 505 86 81 525 or message our office team.
Tickets can be found in our ticket shop.