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).


Special Train Schedule 2018

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 or




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 - festival area - train station)


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).


Nova Rock Ticket:
Within the validity period (13th - 18th of June 2018) the ticket entitles to a one-way return journey in all ÖBB R- and REX trains, S-Bahn and ÖBB NOVAROCK special trains from Vienna to Nickelsdorf and back.

The ticket costs: € 20.-
and with the * Top-Jugendticket: € 10, -.

The NOVAROCK ticket is available from 01.06.2018 via all distribution channels

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:

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.

ÖBB Vorteilscard
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 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 time tables can be found HERE.


With you can travel from different german cities directly to the Nova Rock festival area. You can get all the info + tickets HERE

Aus dem In- und Ausland (Meinfernbus):

Augsburg - Vienna
Berlin - Vienna
Bitburg - Vienna
Bratislava - Vienna
Brunswick - Vienna
Brno - Vienna
Budapest - Vienna
Cologne - Vienna
Deggendorf - Vienna
Dresden - Vienna
Düsseldorf - Vienna
Erlangen - Vienna
Essen - Vienna
Frankfurt - Vienna
Halle - Vienna
Hamburg - Vienna
Hannover - Vienna
Heidelberg - Vienna
Heilbronn - Vienna
Jihlava - Vienna
Kaiserslautern - Vienna
Klagenfurt - Vienna
Leipzig - Vienna
Liezen - Vienna
Limburg - Vienna
Ljubljana - Vienna
Magdeburg - Vienna
Mannheim - Vienna
Maribor - Vienna
Montabaur - Vienna
Munich - Vienna
Nurnberg - Vienna
Passau - Vienna
Praha - Vienna
Radstadt - Vienna
Regensburg - Vienna
Salzburg - Vienna
St. Michael - Vienna
Schladming - Vienna
Stuttgart - Vienna
Trier - Vienna
Trieste - Vienna
Ulm - Vienna
Venice - Vienna
Vienna Airport - Vienna
Würzburg - Vienna
Zagreb - Vienna
Znojmo - Vienna

And from Vienna Erdberg to Nickelsdorf (Nova Rock Festivalgelände): Rock Bus Shuttle

  • Highway exit: Nickelsdorf
  • Alternative exit (in case of congestion): Mönchhof

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


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.


For your own safety, please note that camping at the parking area is strictly prohibited by the authorities.


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.


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.


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.

Please be aware that the access road for caravans might be changed temporarily this year. Therefore please watch out for signs and announcements when you leave the highway!

PLEASE NOTE: this year each caravan gets its own sticker: C1, C2, C3, Silent & Clean or VIP Caravan. So if you own a Caravan 1 ticket, you will receive a C1 sticker and thereby can only park at the caravan 1 lot.

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