You don't need your car to explore Austria. Be kind to the environment and travel by train, bus or boat.
The Austrian Federal Railways
offer attractive and inexpensive travel deals to all major destinations across Austria. It is also a very relaxing way to explore the country - just kick back and enjoy the view or have a great meal in the dining car. More information and offers By Boat
A leisurely and beautiful way to travel is by boat along the Danube. DDSG Blue Danube
offers daily trip to/ from Budapest and Bratislava, special rides to Passau and day trips to Dürnstein and Hainburg including a visit to Schlosshof and Donauauen national park. You can also choose from a variety of themed boat cruises
offering everything from dance and music to kids’ parties and gourmet travels.
For offers, dates and prices visit: DDSG Blue Danube
The charming crew at Brandner Schiffahrt
takes you on scenic cruises along the Danube in Wachau, between Melk and Krems. They also offer a choice of special and themed cruises. For details information visit: Brandner Schiffahrt
The boats of Donauschiffahrt Wurm + Köck
serve the route between Passau, Linz
. The company has a great selection of day trips, themed cruises and weekend excursions. How about a Casino Weekend in Linz, Europe’s culture capital in 2009? For more information go to: Donauschiffahrt Wurm + Köck
A must for all nostalgia fans are the one or multi-day boat and train travels
. In addition to the regular trips you can also book your own coach for a very exclusive trip or unique event. Detailed information is available online at: Erlebnis Bahn und Schiff By Bus
Another great way to explore and enjoy Austria is by bus. ÖBB-Postbus GmbH
boasts a fleet of over 2100 busses and coaches which ply some 30,000 routes across the country. In addition to their scheduled service they also offers special excursions to the country’s most scenic regions and spots.
Information, offers and schedules: ÖBB-Postbus