Shopping in Vienna

Business Hours:

In the shopping streets and shopping centres of Vienna business are generally open Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Sundays and holidays one can shop at souvenir shops, confectionary shops and at train stations (Westbahnhof, Franz-Josefs -Bahnhof, Praterstern) as well as the Vienna Airport.


The annual sale seasons in Vienna start around the end of June and at the beginning of January.

Tax free shopping:

Guests, who are not EU residents, are entitled to refunds of Austrian VAT (value added tax) – which is included in the purchase prices. The relevant minimum invoice amount is € 75.01. To obtain a refund, ask the salesperson for the GLOBAL BLUE CHEQUE and the GLOBAL BLUE ENVELOPE with a list of refund desks.

Some popular shopping centres and streets in Vienna

1.      Mariahilfer Strasse, 6th district

2.      Kohlmarkt, 1th district

3.      Kärntner Strasse, 1th district

Shopping centres Vienna

1. Shopping district Döbling

    Grinzinger Straße 112, 19th district


2. Shoppingcity Nord

    Ignaz Köck Straße 1,  21th district


3. Shoppingcity Süd


The Shopping City Süd is accessible via a new – free of charge – shuttle service, which runs in intervals of 30 minutes directly from the U6 subway station “Sieberhirten” to the shopping centre.

Monday to Friday: 8:15 a.m. to 8:15 p.m., and Saturdays 8:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.

(in intervals of 30 minutes).

Starting point / Destination: U6 subway station Siebenhirten.

3 Stops: SCS Entrance 1, SCS Entrance 9 and SCS Park.

Vienna markets

Vienna’s markets are in season all year round


Naschmarkt: offers a mix of Viennese and international specialities.

Address: 4th district, Wienzeile.

Accessible by subway: U4, Kettenbrückengasse.


Karmelitermarkt: Orient in Vienna.

Address: 2th district, Krummbaumgasse

Accessible by subway: U2: Taborstraße oder Tram 2: Karmeliterplatz


Rochusmarkt: Food, fruit, vegetables, flowers, selection of cheese.

Address: 3th district, Landstraßer Hauptstraße

Accessible by subway: U3: Bus 74A, 79A: Rochusgasse


Brunnenmarkt: located in the multicultural district of Vienna.

Address: 16th district,  Brunnengasse            

Accessible by subway: U6: Thaliastraße, Tram 46: Brunnengasse, Tram2: Neulerchenfelder