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Your ticket for more theatre

The BundestheaterCard is the free customer card for visitors to the Austrian Federal Theatres and is valid for all Austrian Federal Theatres: Vienna State Opera, Vienna Volksoper, Burgtheater, Akademietheater, Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz and Vestibül.

You already have a BundestheaterCard
You will continue to benefit from the attractive advantages of the BundestheaterCard in the new 2023/24 season. 

 BundestheaterCard Newsletter
The stages will continue to inform you about the tailor-made offers or, from autumn 2023, you will have the opportunity to be informed collectively about special promotions and discounted tickets of all stages of the Austrian Federal Theatres through our NEW BundestheaterCard Newsletter. Order the BundestheaterCard newsletter now using the form below.

You want to apply for a new BundestheaterCard
Subscribers to the Austrian Federal Theatres receive the BundestheaterCard automatically. If you are not a subscriber but are interested in a BundestheaterCard, you can also apply for one as follows:

  • in person at the Federal Theatre box offices, Opernring 2, 1010 Vienna or at one of the box offices of the Austrian Federal Theatres or
  • by sending the completed and signed form below by post to ART for ART Theaterservice GmbH, Kartenvertrieb, Arsenal Objekt 19, 1030 Vienna or
  • scanned and sent by e-mail to

The BundestheaterCard is available in two versions:

  • BundestheaterCard without SEPA direct debit mandate (without payment function)
  • BundestheaterCard with SEPA direct debit mandate (with payment function). This card allows you to make convenient cashless payments at all box offices of the Austrian Federal Theatres, also when booking by telephone (+43 1 513 1 513) or online at,

Standing roomPLUS for the Vienna State Opera
From the 2023/24 season onwards, in addition to the BundestheaterCard, there will be Standing Room PLUS for the Vienna State Opera for a one-off fee of € 20. Standing Room PLUS includes 4 individually bookable free standing room seats as well as the possibility to purchase one standing room seat per performance at a reduced price. Standing Room PLUS can be applied for using the form below.

BundestheaterCard application form and general terms and conditions as of the 2023/24 season