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Train Tips

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Travelling by train has many advantages, including a comfortable journey during which you can enjoy a coffee, read the newspaper or simply sit back and relax. Whether you're planning to travel by day or by night, the train offers the perfect route.

ÖBB-Austrian Railways offer attractive ticket options for travelling through Austria by train.

Did you know that you can take your car or motorcycle onto the train with you, saving yourself a motorway journey?

ÖBB operates motorail trains on the following routes:

  • Vienna - Hamburg
  • Vienna - Düsseldorf
  • Vienna - Feldkirch
  • Graz - Feldkirch
  • Villach - Feldkirch
  • Innsbruck – Hamburg 
  • Innsbruck - Düsseldorf

Additional ÖBB summer services for cars and motorcycles:

  • from Vienna to Italy (Livorno, Verona)

Tauern motorail

ÖBB’s Tauern motorail transports your car or motorcycle through the Tauern tunnel (Böckstein - Mallnitz-Obervellach, 12 km).

More information including details on conditions of carriage and safety regulations offers the folder ”Tauern motorail“ . [pdf, 385.6kb]


Information about services, prices and on-line booking can be found at the ÖBB-Austrian Railway website , by telephone via the ÖBB call centre on +43 5 1717, at ticket desks in stations or travel agents and automobile clubs.