Here you can find all the information you need to get to Nickelsdorf. There are likely to be a few changes here for 2021. The information on this page is from the last Nova Rock Festival, which you can use as a guide for the NR21.
Railjet trains from Vienna Meidling to Nickelsdorf are operating at hourly Intervals. From Salzburg, for instance, you can get to Vienna in 2 hours and 15 minutes, from Linz in 1 hour and 9 minutes and from Graz in 2 hours and 30 minutes. The Railjet also departs every two hours from neighbouring countries (Munich, Zurich, Prague, Budapest).
Once you have arrived in Vienna Meidling, you can hop on the Nova Rock train without having to haul your luggage around. The special Nova Rock trains from Vienna Meidling to Nickelsdorf run directly and without intermediate stops at hourly intervals. Shuttle busses will then take you directly from Nickelsdorf train station to the festival area. After the last concerts you can take the special Nova Rock train back to Vienna Meidling
For further information, take a look at oebb.at or
BUS SHUTTLE & TAXI
At Nickelsdorf train station, shuttle busses will directly take you to the festival area. For only 7 € you will be able to use the shuttle bus over the weekend for unlimited rides between the festival area, train station and Nickelsdorf town center.
SCHEDULE SHUTTLE BUS
Train station Nickelsdorf <-> Festival Area (Interval: 20 Min)
more information will follow soon
Alternatively, you can also take a taxi to the festival area. Please make sure that you take a Nova Rock Taxi. Only those are allowed to get access to the festival area and can guarantee you standardized prices (€ 15).
With this ticket, you can travel at affordable prices; the ticket takes you from Salzburg or Graz to St. Pölten starting from € 19,-.
Sparschiene tickets can be booked 6 months in advance and up to 3 days prior to your journey. The number of this type of ticket is limited, so book as early as you can.
For further information, please visit: oebb.at/sparschiene
Einfach-Raus-Ticket starting from € 33,- (valid for 2 persons)
This ticket is an excellent alternative for people travelling in groups (2-5 people). This ticket is a network ticket valid in all Austria on certain trains such as S-Bahn, regional trains and REX trains. If your group consists of more than 2 people, a surcharge of € 4 each is charged for the 3rd, 4th and 5th person. For further information, please click here.
The ÖBB Vorteilscard allows you to purchase up to 50% discounted train tickets for a period of one year. The Vorteilscard is valid for 12 months and offers even more benefits.
Simply order your Vorteilscard comfortably at oebb.at/vorteilscard and download the new ÖBB App to your smartphone. This way, you will always have your Vorteilscard with you. Alternatively, you can simply order the Vorteilscard at your closest ÖBB Ticket Counter or the ÖBB Travel Agency. For further information click here.
A little tip for all those arriving from abroad: Using the Interrail Pass, you can get directly to the festival safely and comfortably. Direct and fast connections departing from all over Europe make it Easy for you to enjoy all the action at the festival.
Smart travelling with the new ÖBB App
Using the new ÖBB App, purchasing tickets is now even faster and easier. Smart: The system learns from your habits and adjusts to your routines. By matching the selected offers, you will receive your most important information in a clearly structured and individual way. ÖBB tickets as well as tickets of the transport association partners can be booked in a single purchasing process, using just a few clicks. Have you mistyped and ordered to fast or made a mistake? Every purchase can be cancelled up to 3 minutes after the booking was made. This also works for bookings which normally cannot be cancelled, such as Sparschiene tickets.
As in previous years, there is a direct bus shuttle from Vienna to the festival site.
Point of departure is Vienna (bus terminal Erdberg - U3 station Erdberg). The bus takes you straight to the bus stop at the Nova Rock festival site. No traffic jams - no changing busses – no worries about finding a parking space.
The bus provides a spacious trunk with enough space for your all your tents, sleeping bags and other belongings. The bus heads back to Vienna at night after the last performance. Therefore, it is an ideal option for one-day visitors as well. For further details about Eventbus services click HERE!
The Nova Rock Shuttle departures daily from different locations around Neusiedl/See, Eisenstadt, Mattersburg and Oberwart-Pinkafeld and will take you to the festival site and back directly. Further information and timetables can be found HERE
With partybusse.de you can travel from different German cities (Berlin, Dortmund, Dresden, Frankfurt/Main, Hamburg, Hannover, Karslruhe, Kassel, Koblenz, Köln, Leipzig, Mannheim, München, Münster, Nürnberg, Passau, Regensburg, Stuttgart...) directly to the Nova Rock festival area. All info + tickets can be found HERE
FROM EUROPEAN COUNTRIES (Meinfernbus):
Meinfernbus/Flixbus takes you from different European cities to Vienna. Further info (tickets, schedule etc.) can be found HERE.
From Vienna Erdberg to Nickelsdorf (Nova Rock festival area) you can take the event bus. You can book your ticket right HERE
- Highway exit: Nickelsdorf
- Alternative exit (in case of congestion): Mönchhof
- Google Maps: please search for Nova Rock or Pannonia Fields II
The festival area is located in Nickelsdorf in Burgenland and can be accessed through the eastbound highway A4. The highway exit Nickelsdorf is near the border to Hungary and is the direct access to the festival site.
During peak times we recommend you to take the highway exit Mönchhof. Pay attention to road signs. In case of congestion, please keep the left lane clear for the traffic to Hungary.
Our official Facebook carpool group can be found HERE
DROP OFF AND PICK UP
If you are being dropped off or picked up by your relatives or friends, please use the dedicated area at the sports field Nickelsdorf. Shuttle busses will then take you to the festival area.
Note: Accessing the festival area by car might be difficult and is NOT possible at all on departure day.
CAMPING IS PROHIBITED AT THE PARKING AREA
For your own safety, please note that camping at the parking area is strictly prohibited by the authorities.
PARKING LOT - OPENING HOURS
For parking lot opening hours take a look at “General – opening hours”. It is not possible to access the area before the official opening time.
ESCAPE AND SUPPLY ROUTES
In order to guarantee you a smooth and safe festival experience, we depend on the escape and supply routes. If you violate these rules or obstruct other vehicle, your car will be towed away.
CONGESTION & WAITING TIME
Please bear in mind that the high number of festival visitors arriving on Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday and departing on Monday might result in congestion and long waiting times on these days.
We apologize for any inconvenience!
Obey traffic rules and use common sense. The organizer/promoter is not liable for personal injury, damage or theft at the parking site.