Bruck an der Mur

Hauptplatz with Kornmesserhaus and eisernem Brunnen

Bruck an der Mur is a small city located in the north of Styria in Austria. In medieval times Bruck an der Mur was one of the most important trading centres in Styria, nowadays Bruck an der Mur is one of the major train hubs (two international train routes cross here) in Austria, so it's very likely that you come across this city while travelling through the country.

Get in

By train

Getting in by train is fairly easy. Vienna and Graz have hourly connections to Bruck an der Mur. Furthermore there are connections to Salzburg, Klagenfurt, Villach, Linz and Innsbruck every two hours.

By plane

The nearest airports are located in Graz or Klagenfurt. However Salzburg, Linz, Vienna and Maribor airports are also a good option.

Get around

On foot

If you get in by train, follow Bahnhofsstrasse, cross the bridge at the end of the road and follow Herzog-Ernst-Gasse which takes you directly to centre of the city. (Hauptplatz) It's about 15 minutes by feet. Many of the city's sights are close to Hauptplatz and therefor it's a good place to start exploration.

By bus

Local bus lines No 1,2,3 and 30 take you around the city. All lines stop at the main station and the city centre. Tickets can be bought directly on the bus.

By car

As in any bigger city, most of the parking space in the inner city is subject to fees and parking space may generally be rare during weekdays. There's a convenient parking garage at Hauptplatz, prices are around €2 per hour. Tickets for the short-term parking zones can be obtained from ticket machines on the streets.

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