Public transport in Graz
You can purchase tickets from presale-ticket windows
(Vorverkaufsstellen) or ticket machines (Automaten) at most
bus stations, or from a tobacconist/newstand
(Tabak-Trafik) or from the Mobilitaetszentrale . If you cannot buy a ticket ahead of time,
you can get one from a machine inside a tram or bus. Probably, you will need exact change in this case! And if you plan to buy a
ticket on a tram, be sure to board the first car, where
the ticket machine is usually located directly behind the driver.
After buying the ticket you should usually validate it in an orange
machine (Entwerter), which is located inside trams and buses, Illegal/black riders
(Schwarzfahrer) without ticket have to pay a fine of 500 ATS
plus the cost of the ticket, when checked by the public transportation
Types of public-transportation tickets (http://www.gstw.at, Allgemeine Tarif-Info or Farscheine für Graz):
- Full-price tickets (Fahrscheine): for adults 20 S
- Half-price tickets (Fahrscheine zum Halbpreis): 10 S
for children, dogs and bicycles.
- 24-hour tickets
The weekly and monthly passes can be purchased in advance sale
at the Tabak-Trafik, or at the
Mobilitaetszentrale. There are special requirements for
the yearly passes, please ask at
advance sale .
- Strip tickets (Streifenkarten) containing ten tickets: 170 S
- Weekly, monthly, and yearly passes (Wochen-, Monats-, or
Please note that weekly and monthly tickets in Graz are valid one
week or month, repsectively, starting with the day of validation.
is available via night cabs GAST