Hofburg Palace Tickets | Prices & Entrance Fees 2024

(98 customer reviews)


Last updated on June 14, 2024 7:07 pm
Add to wishlistAdded to wishlistRemoved from wishlist 0
Add to compare

The Hofburg Palace has undergone a few transformations over the past couple of centuries, but one thing remains the same: Its splendour and grandeur are still absolutely magnificent. The palace was built in 1463, and then extended in 1495 by the famed Maximilian I. However, it was given multiple makeovers through the ages and miraculously still stands today!

The palace has been preserved in its 17th and 18th century style, fit with ornaments, clothing pieces and artifacts that the Imperial family would have made use of when staying in the Palace. Take a tour of the Hofburg Palace, fit for a king!

After viewing the Imperial apartments at the Hofburg palace, sit down for lunch at the extravagant Cafe Sacher inside the Hofburg Imperial palace.

Hofburg Imperial Palace Prices 2024

You can expect to pay between $30 to $185 for a tour of the Hofburg Palace, Vienna. This depends on what you’d like included in your tour. Two different tours include different activities and the one offers a lot more freedom than the other.

Situated in the very heart of Vienna, the Hofburg is one of the most famed royal residences in the world. That said, it is highly unusual for Europe: it is a combination of different eras that can confuse and captivate in its history and hallways alike. Together, we will explore its main...
Self-Guided Walking Tour in The Hofburg Palace in Vienna
Discover Vienna's imperial charm and modern architecture on a Big Bus hop-on hop-off tour. Choose between a self-guided or guided walking tour and cruise along the Danube River.
Vienna: Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour with Cruise Option
You will participate in a tour with a certified guide, you will discover the fascinating history of this city and the most interesting places, you will get to know the peculiar character of this city and its inhabitants, the Vienna of good food, Waltzers and cafes. I will introduce you to...
The best of Vienna on foot
Enjoy an evening of culture and music in Austria on this 1.5-hour Hofburg Orchestra Mozart and Strauss concert in Vienna. Take your seat in the Vienna Imperial Palace and settle in for your evening’s classical music entertainment. Listen as the Vienna Hofburg Orchestra’s 40 professional musicians...
Vienna Hofburg Orchestra: Mozart and Strauss Concert
Get personalized attention on this small-group walking tour of Vienna. With an intimate group of just 15 people or fewer, see highlights such as St. Stephen's Cathedral and the Hofburg Palace. Learn about the history, culture, and famous residents of Vienna from your guide as you walk.
Vienna City Center Small-Group Walking Tour
Broad perspective & high vibration. Happy walk with funny guide. Yue
Licensed in New York & Vienna.
Perfect overview of the city.
Cook history & story, culture & architecture into a delicious soup.
Vienna Highlight Tour
The Hofburg Imperial Palace is one of Vienna’s blockbuster attractions, but taking on this vast complex can be overwhelming. With this private tour, see the highlights in just hours with the insights of a guide. Take in the Imperial Apartments, Sisi Museum, and Silver Collection while learning...
Vienna: Hofburg Palace, Sisi Museum & Silver Collection Private Tour
The Hofburg Imperial Palace is one of the most impressive sights in Vienna, but its long lines to enter and vast size can be daunting. Zip past the crowds and take in highlights from the Imperial Apartments to the Sisi Museum in just hours with this guided tour. Learn about the history of Vienna...
Daily Hofburg Palace & Sisi Museum Skip-the-line Guided Tour

Opening Times

The palace is open daily. Hofburg Palace hours:

September to June: 9am – 5.30pm

July to August: 9am – 6pm

Know before you book:

  • On site facilities like a restroom and a cafe are available
  • Tickets include entrance fees
  • Filming and photography is not allowed within the Imperial apartments
  • Large items such as suitcases or strollers are not allowed into the Hofburg Palace in Vienna
  • Food not included
  • The Hofburg Palace is wheelchair accessible


  • See a marvelous building created in the 15th century.
  • This palace has been named Vienna’s most magnificent baroque palace, and you’ll get to see it from almost every angle.
  • Get a unique perspective of the palace by learning its history on your tour.
  • See many ornaments and artifacts from the 18th and 19th century.
  • Learn about how the Imperial families lived in the 18th and 19th centuries.
  • Admire the extravagant Jewelry that the empresses used to wear.

The Best Hofburg Palace Ticket in Vienna 2024

Once this palace was the winter home of the Austrian royal family, now it’s a tribute to the Habsburgs that once roamed its hallowed halls. The palace has been named one of Vienna’s most magnificent baroque palaces, and it’s easy to see why!

Visitors to the Hofburg can explore some of the Hofburg palaces many Imperial apartments, the Sisi museum and the incredible silver collection that dates back to the 15th century -Such an old vintage collection! Visitors of the Hofburg also have access to the world-famous Spanish Riding school, for an extra fee, where they can watch an incredible performance.

The Sisi museum is a dedication to the empress Sisi who had an incredible dress collection that is now on display for all to see. It’s a collection any women dreamed of as a little girl!

You’ll then follow in the footsteps of Emperor Franz Joseph and empress Elisabeth while you explore the extravagant suites and state rooms of the Imperial apartments.

Whether you choose to tour the UNESCO heritage centre on a bicycle, by foot, by segway or take the hop-on hop-off bus option, be sure to stop by at the Hofburg Palace! With so much history to share, this palace could easily be one of the most historically interesting palaces in the world!

Your guide will teach you all about the history of the palace, its many refurbishings and how it came to belong to the Austrian Royal family for so many years.


The can either do a guided tour of the Hofburg Imperial Palace or a self-guided tour option. This This depends on whether you’d like to decide where you spend the majority of your time, or if you’d prefer to have someone show you around.

Best of Vienna Tour

This tour has a lot to see and is best suited for those who are interested in historic sites. You’ll visit many museums, palaces and other places of great historic value.

  • Entrance fee
  • Leisure time
  • Access to the Hofburg museum
  • Access to the dress and silver collection
  • Tour guide
  • Tour bus

  • Transport to and from your hotel
  • Food and beverages

If you’re a lover of all things historic, this is the perfect tour to help you learn all about the history of vienna and it’s wonderful ancient buildings.

Check Tickets

Hop-on hop-off bus tour

This tour is suited for those who like to keep their schedule a little more flexible! The hop-on hop-off bus tour leads you around Vienna and allows you to get off at any of the main tourist attractions in Vienna. This allows you to take a choose your own adventure style tour.

  • Bus ticket
  • Transport around Vienna

  • Food and beverages
  • Entrance fees
  • Transport to and from your hotel

Check Tickets
7.8Expert Score
A tour to the Hofburg Palace is one of the best tours you can do while you’re in Vienna. Be sure to book a tour before your trip to secure your adventure to the Hofburg Imperial Palace.
Value for Money
Level of Activity
  • See the incredible collection of dresses from empresses past
  • Marvel at the outrageous jewelry collection that once belonged to an Austrian empress
  • See the impressive silver collection
  • Entry fees to all the museums within the Imperial palace are included
  • Food and beverages aren’t included
  • Transport to and from your hotel isn’t included
  • There are no tours that take you to the Hofburg Imperial palace only

Specification: Hofburg Palace Tickets | Prices & Entrance Fees 2024




5 hours – full day




Entrance Fees, Food and drinks

Meals & Drinks

No meals provided


Not included

Suitable For

Architecture buffs, Families, History lovers

Photos: Hofburg Palace Tickets | Prices & Entrance Fees 2024

98 reviews for Hofburg Palace Tickets | Prices & Entrance Fees 2024

4.5 out of 5
Write a review
Show all Most Helpful Highest Rating Lowest Rating
  1. Avatar

    GetYourGuide traveler

    We had booked the 72 hour tour. Everything went fine. Only during the evening panorama trip was the explanation given by the tour guide in English. Only when we asked were we told that the German commentary was only available via headphones on channel 2. Otherwise everything was well organized.

    Helpful(0) Unhelpful(0)You have already voted this
  2. Avatar

    GetYourGuide traveler

    This is the best hop on/off experience I have had. The Red Route was exceptional for understanding the urban architecture and history of Vienna, the Blue Route was a great historical overview of Vienna's royals. The cruise was a wonderful add on. It was a great way to relax, have lunch for locals and visitors and learn more about Vienna.

    Helpful(0) Unhelpful(0)You have already voted this

    Add a review

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Hofburg Palace Tickets | Prices & Entrance Fees 2024
    Hofburg Palace Tickets | Prices & Entrance Fees 2024
    Tickets 'n Tour
    Compare items
    • Total (0)