Austria by Rail

    Journeying to and through Austria by rail is easier than ever before. What better way to travel than through stunning alpine scenery, lush valleys, historic towns and picturesque villages on comfortable trains?

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      Train Journey With UNESCO Views

      The train journey from Vienna to Graz is an attraction in itself! Don't miss the stunning Semmering railway before pulling into Austria's second largest city.
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      From Vienna to Salzburg by Train

      Discover two of Austria's most interesting cities without a car. The train ride between Vienna and Salzburg is short and easy!
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      Travel Austria on the Night Train

      The state of the art Nightjet lets you travel while you sleep and arrive well-rested at your destination. Explore Austria comfortably and at a reasonable price.
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      Book First Class For Ultimate Comfort

      First Class on ÖBB trains gets you more space, reclining seats, and restaurant-style food service right at your seat.
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    ÖBB-Austrian Railways offer attractive ticket options for travelling through Austria by train.

    Travelling times between major Austrian cities:
    Vienna - Salzburg = less than 2,5 hours with ÖBB railjet
    Salzburg - Innsbruck = less than 2 hours with ÖBB railjet
    Innsbruck - Bregenz = starting from approx. 2,5 hours
    Vienna - Graz = 2 hours 38 min.
    Graz - Linz = starting from approx. 3 hours
    Graz - Innsbruck = starting from approx. 6 hours

    Discover Austria from just €9,90*!
    The ÖBB SparSchiene ticket is ideal for those who plan their trips in advance. Travel 2nd class from Vienna to Graz, for example, from just €9,90* per person and way. Please note that these tickets can only be booked online and that they are valid for a specific train, a specific day of travel and in one direction. The number of tickets is limited. Exchanges and refunds are not permitted.
    *Can be booked up to 180 days in advance. No additional VORTEILSCARD discount. Current terms and conditions of SparSchiene Austria apply. For further information and to book, visit:

    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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    Interrail Austria & Global Passes
    To cover all of Austria by train we recommend the Interrail Austria Pass, giving you unlimited ÖBB travel for 3, 4, 5, 6 or 8 non-consecutive days of your choice within a month.
    Of course, Austria is also included in the Global Pass, which gives you access to train travel in 33 countries.