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Austria by Rail

Traveling by train through Austria is now faster and easier that ever before. What better way to explore Austria than traveling through stunning mountain scenery, lush alpine meadows, historic towns and picturesque villages.

Take the train in Austria


ÖBB - Austrian Railways Discount Card

With the Vorteilscard, you can travel on ÖBB trains as well as many private railways at a discounted rate during an entire year. Be it for families, students or senior citizens: we have the perfect solution for everybody. After only a few train trips a year, the customer card has already paid for itself.

ÖBB Vorteilscard Classic
With the Vorteilscard Classic, you can travel by train at discounted rates for 99 euros per year. There are no special requirements for this card.

ÖBB Vorteilscard Family
Whether you want to head off on a little trip with your daughter or granddaughter or take your son's friend along: the Vorteilscard Family offers you a particularly inexpensive option to travel together with children. For only 19 euros a year, up to 4 children under the age of 15 can accompany you for free. Please note:
  • Each adult traveling along needs an own Vorteilscard Family.
  • Accompanying children must be specified when purchasing the ticket. They do not need to be related to you.
  • The Vorteilscard Family is only valid for trips taken together (at least 1 adult and 1 child).
Tip: Small children up to the age of 5 accompanied by an adolescent or an adult always travel for free on ÖBB trains.

VORTEILScard Jugend
If you are young, you are always on the move. With the Vorteilscard Jugend, you can travel by train at discounted rates for only 19 euros a year. This card is available to anybody below the age of 26 (until 1 day prior to the 26th birthday).

VORTEILScard Senior
With the Vorteilscard Senior, you can travel by train at discounted rates for as little as 29 euros a year. This card is available to anybody above the age of 62.

These discount cards are available at:
Austrian Federal Railways
VORTEILScard ServiceLine: 011 43 1 93000-36457
vorteilscard@is.oebb.at

Traveling on a budget?
The Austrian Federal Railways offers point-to-point tickets starting at Euro 9 for travels within Austria. Learn more about the "Sparschiene" tickets.

For a comprehensive train schedule please visit www.oebb.at.

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