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Austria by Rail

Travelling to and through Austria is now faster and easier than ever before. What better way to explore Austria than travelling through stunning mountain scenery, lush alpine meadows, historic towns and picturesque villages.

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ÖBB-Austrian Railways and DB-Deutsche Bahn offer attractive ticket options for travelling through Austria by train.

Travelling times on intercity train between major Austrian cities:

Vienna - Salzburg = 3 hrs. 20 min.
Salzburg - Innsbruck = 2 hrs.
Innsbruck - Bregenz = 2 hrs. 42min.
Vienna - Graz = 2 hrs. 25 min.
Graz - Linz = 3 hrs. 28 min.
Graz - Innsbruck = 6 hrs.


This has been the best way to save money on rail journeys for many years. Travel quickly and comfortably with your selected type of ÖBB VORTEILScard, enjoying discounts of up to 50%! All of the types of ÖBB VORTEILScard are valid for one year starting from the issue date.

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Combine your rail travel with a ski pass in winter or entrance to local attractions and events in summer. From culture to family offers and experiences, choose the combination that suits your holiday plans!

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For rail tickets, please contact:
Deutsche Bahn UK Booking Centre
Tel: 08718 80 80 66 (8p per minute)

DB Rail Card
1 pass, unlimited options. From as little as 188 Euros. Travel on a fully flexible schedule for up to 10 days on the entire DB Bahn network.

InterRail Austria Pass
The ideal pass for long-distance and independent travel. Valid for 3, 4, 6 or 8 non-consecutive days of travel within a month. Prices vary in price from country to country with 5 days in Europe starting from 181 Euros.

CityNightLine – CNL
CityNightLine is the night travel train that offers all modern conveniences on 7 routes which connect Holland and Germany with Austria and Switzerland (no direct train service from the UK to Austria).

Example: London – Cologne – Vienna
London-St Pancreas
Cologne (Köln)

DB AutoZug (Motorail)
A comfortable alternative to crowded motorways and tedious hours in the car.