Trains To Vienna
Most Popular Europe Rail and Austrian Train Routes To Vienna
There are trains to Vienna from all major Central European cities. Find details of the main Austrian and European train connections to Vienna, main local railway stations, access to the Austrian railways train booking system and best nearby hotels.
Faster train connections and Vienna's new central railway station have put Vienna more firmly on the map for European rail journeys than ever. The Austrian railway network operator OEBB have a reputation of being among the best in Europe. In addition, the Europe rail network is dense and interconnects all major cities. The most popular routes to Vienna are all connected via highspeed trains. If you want to find out the distances from major Central European cities to Vienna, click here.
Main National And Europe Rail Journeys To Vienna
The most popular European rail routes for trains to Vienna are:
From Salzburg to Vienna
Type: Railjet, OEBB IC
From Budapest to Vienna
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From Prague to Vienna
From Munich to Vienna
From Paris to Vienna
Type: TGV/ice; TGV/EN; CNL/Railjet
Train Connections And Tickets
Within Central Europe, there are lots of fast and comfortable connections to Vienna. If you are located in Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg or the Netherlands, choose a highspeed railway journey with Intercity Express (ICE), or with Railjet if you are based in Budapest or Munich.
You can also take one of the over night trains to Vienna from several destinations in Germany, Italy, Poland and Switzerland.
The Austrian Railways (OEBB)are offering a discount card (VORTEILScard) for different target groups such as families, adults, people aged under 26 or over 60. If you order the card online, you will get a 50 percent reduction on your rail journey. Further information on the VORTEILScard and how to buy
Note: The largest Vienna train stations are being transformed and modernised to further facilitate train connections between North/South and West/East, and comfortable train travel in Vienna.
Due to the increasing number of trains to Vienna, both of the main Vienna train stations are being transformed. While the Southern rail route (Südbahn) now ends in Wien Meidling instead of the Main Railway station (Hauptbahnhof), the Eastern rail route (Ostbahn) going into the Main Railway station is maintaining its service a few hundred metres from the original terminal. The new Main Railway station is due to open in 2015.
Further Travel Tips
Do you plan a short stopover in Vienna? Check out six itineraries for spending 24 hours in Vienna.
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