Updated, Aug 2020

City

Graz, Austria is the second biggest city of Austria. very well merged in Syteria region with mountains and natural landscape in the valley of river Mur. Graz has significant youth population and university students. It also known as culinary capital and was former capital of culture of europe.




Getting In & Around

Getting in
Graz Airport: 10 km south of city center.
Train: 2.50€ (S5|11 mins) from Flughafen Graz-Feldkirchen Bahnhof to Graz Hauptbahnhof. OBB. Bus: 2.50€ by Verbund linie and OBB Postbus. Taxi: 20-25 €
 

Graz Hauptbahnhof: Trains by buses, suburban train. connected to major cities as well as slovenia, Germany, hungary, Slovakia. Shopping and public facilities are available here.

Getting around

Public Transport:
Transport system are divided into zones over Styria region, but the city Graz, Austria is in zone 101, which is 1 zone. So fare for 1 zone are applicable. Note: kids of age 6 are free and less than 15 will travel 50%, teens 15-19 and senior citizen of more than 63 will get 38% off and group of 6 adults will get 20% discount. *72 hour ticket will get you 2 kids under 15 for free available online.

Tickets are available in the buses(single and day tickets only) and trams, ticket counters or vending machines in stations, tobacconists also from ÖBB website and ÖBB app online. If you want to use Taxi in the city. base fare is 3.90 € and 1.3 to 1.7 € per km and 0.47 € additional per min. calculate your fare here

Tickets: single ticket 2.50 €, 24 hrs ticket 5.50€, *72 hour ticket €12.90, 10-strip ticket € 20.60, 1 Week ticket € 15.20.

Historic Town. photo by Rainer M. on pixabay


See & Do

Graz Cathedral (Domkirche)
opening hours:
Dawn to Dusk, tickets: free, address: Burggasse 3, 8010 Graz, Visit Website, phone: +43 316/821683

Eggenberg Palace
palace | take tram line 1 or 7. opening hours: Parks and gardens – 8 am to 5 pm (nov-mar), to 7 pm (apr-oct). Tours – 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 2pm, 3 pm, 4 pm daily (tue-sun, apr-oct), Art gallery – exhibition 10 am to 5 pm (apr-oct), tickets: State rooms € 15 Adult, € 6 Children/Students under 26. Parks and gardens € 2 Adult , € 1 Children/Students under 26. Children under 6 years are free. address: Eggenberger Allee 90, 8020 Graz, Österreich, Visit Website. Phone: +43 316 8017 9560

Historic Old Town of Graz
opening hours:
Tourist center 10am to 6pm (apr to oct & dec), 10am to 5pm ( jan to mar & nov), address: Burggasse 3, 8010 Graz, Visit Website. Phone: +43 316 80750

Kunsthaus Graz
art gallery | take Tram lines 4, 5 Stop at Hauptplatz, Tram lines 1, 3, 6, 7 Stop at Südtiroler Platz to reach here. opening hours: 10am to 5pm (tue – sun), tickets: Adult € 9.50, Students € 3.50 (under 26 years), free for children under the age of 6, address: Lendkai 1, 8020 Graz, Österreich, Visit Website. Phone:  +43 316 8017 92 00

Landeszeughaus (Styrian Armoury)
museum | take Tram lines 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 at Hauptplatz-Congress stop. opening hours: Winters (nov to mar), 11 am to 3 pm (tue-sun, holidays), only guided tours at 12:30pm(english), Summers (apr to oct), 10 am to 5 pm (tue-sun, holidays), tickets: Adult € 9,50, Children/Students under 26 € 3,50, Children under 6 years are free, Guided tour € 2.50 per Adult. buy Joanneum 24hr/ 48hr ticket for all 19 museums in Graz and Styria. 24 hr ticket – € 15/€ 6 (adult/child-student), 48 hr ticket – € 21/€ 9 (adult/child-student). address: Herrengasse 16, 8010 Graz, Austria. Visit Website. Phone: +43 316 8017 9810

Murinsel
bridge | Murinsel is an artificial island-bridge on the river Mur in Graz. located next to Lendkai street, it is an amazing example of modern architecture. Designed by Vito Acconci, bridge has a Cafe, a shop, kids area and a small amphitheatre. opening hours: Bridge: 24 hours, Cafe: 10am–8pm (mon-sun), Shop: 10am–6pm (tue-fri), 11am–5pm (sat-sun), address: Murinsel Graz, Lendkai 19, 8020, Austria, Visit Website. Phone:  +43 316 822660

Neue Galerie Graz Joanneumsviertel
opening hours:
10 am to 5 pm (tue-sun, holidays), tickets: Adult € 9,50, Children/Students under 26 € 3,50, Children under 6 years are free, Guided tour € 2.50 per Adult. buy Joanneum 24hr/ 48hr ticket for all 19 museums in Graz and Styria 24 hr ticket – € 15/€ 6 (adult/child-student), 48 hr ticket – € 21/€ 9 (adult/child-student). address: Joanneumsviertel, 8010 Graz , Austria, Visit Website
Phone:  +43 0316-8017 91 00

Schlossberg
castle – hilltop | Funicular Tickets € 2.50 for adults one way, € 1,30 for children one way, € 1.60 for 60+ seniors one way, Operates from 9am to 12am (sun to thu) till 2am (fri to sat) Lift and ride Tickets € 1,70 adults lift/ride, € 1,20 children life/ride, 8am to 12.30am daily, address: Am Schlossberg, 8010 Graz, Visit Website Phone: +43 316 80750

Schlossberg. Photo by Josh Hild on unsplash




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