Here you can find all the information you need to get to Nickelsdorf.
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).
The special Nova Rock trains are taking you directly from the train station Vienna Meidling to Nickelsdorf without stops. Even after the last concerts end it is possible to drive back to Vienna. From Nickelsdorf there are shuttle buses to the main festival area.
We recommend taking the special train to taking the normal scheduled trains, because the seats are limited.
Attention: The train is not driving via Vienna main station!
The austrian Top-Youth-ticket and the "Klimaticket" are only valid with additional payment!
The full schedule for the special train is available here:
Tickets can be booked from the 1st of June HERE!
NOVAROCK-Ticket from the ÖBB
With the ÖBB NOVAROCK ticket it is possible to drive from Vienna to Nickelsdorf and back for € 23,-.
In combination with the "Klimaticket" or the "Top-You-Ticket" the price for the NOVAROCK-Ticket" is € 11.-.
The NOVAROCK-Ticket allows you for one trip back and forth in between the period of validity (08. to 13.06.2022), with every regional train and in the NOVAROCK-special trains.
For further information, take a look at oebb.at or
Click HERE to also access the current OEBB train timetable.
TRAIN STATION SHUTTLE & TAXI
From Nickelsdorf train station to the festival site you can take our shuttle buses quickly and easily. For only € 8,- you can use these shuttles for as many trips as you like between the festival area, Nickelsdorf town centre and the train station.
The timetables are adapted to the train schedules, i.e. if there are no more trains going to Vienna, there will also be no shuttles to Nickelsdorf.
Taxis are also available on site. Please make sure to take a marked Nova Rock Taxi (the taxi drivers wear a green waistcoat and the taxis is numbered and have our logo). Only these have uniform prices (€ 15,-) and are allowed to drive onto the site.
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 are not only traveling fast, but also cheap. You can travel from Graz or Linz to Vienna from € 9,- and from Salzburg from € 19,-. Sparschiene tickets can be booked 6 months in advance up to 3 days before the journey. They are subject to a quota, so book now! All information and conditions can be found here 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. You can book the bus HERE!
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.
Trips to Nova Rock:
09.06. - 12:00
10.06. - 12:00
11.06. - 12:00
12.06. - 11:00
10.06 – 02:15
11.06. – 02:15
12.06. – 02:15
13.06. – 01:45
Please note: This schedule is approximate! The departure is always around 45 to 60 minutes after concerts end. The price per trip is 14 euros.
PARTY BUS FROM GERMANY
Get on board, open your beer and off you go! The party buses will take you from various German cities (Berlin, Dortmund, Dresden, Frankfurt/Main, Hamburg, Hanover, Karlsruhe, Kassel, Koblenz, Cologne, Leipzig, Mannheim, Munich, Münster, Nuremberg, Passau, Regensburg, Stuttgart) directly to the Nova Rock festival grounds and back again. Arrival is possible on two seperate days. The booking for Wednesday (08.06.) is possible HERE, für den Thursday (09.06.) HERE.
FROM EUROPEAN COUNTRIES (Flixbus):
Meinfernbus/Flixbus takes you from different European cities to Vienna. Further info (tickets, schedule etc.) can be found 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 want to be brought or picked up by your parents or friends, it is best to use the special parking area at the sports field in Nickelsdorf. From there, shuttle buses will take you straight to the festival. While it is already difficult to get onto the site on arrival, on departure it is not possible!
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.
RESCUE 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.
TRAFFIC JAMS & 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 traffic jams 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.