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To travel from Austria to Switzerland by train, use one of the frequent train connections. The direct Railjet trains offer as well discount tickets. It is possible to travel by night train from Vienna and Graz in direction of Zurich. Please use the given booking links to find schedules and ticket prices.
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To travel from Austria to the Czech Republic, you have several connections daily. Buy special price tickets via the websites of ÖBB and CD. As earlier you book, as cheaper the prices are.
To travel from Austria to Germany by train, use one of the frequent connections by day train. There are excellent night train connections available as well from Innsbruck/Vienna to Hamburg and Düsseldorf/Cologne. The Europe Special ("Europa Spezial") price of Deutsche Bahn is available from EUR 39. As earlier you book, as cheaper the prices are. Please use the given booking links to find schedules and ticket prices.
To travel from Austria to Croatia by train, first buy a saver price ticket "Sparschiene". This is available to several destinations in Croatia, for example Zagreb. From there buy another ticket of Croatian railways to your final destination.
To travel by train from Austria to Hungary you have the main route from Vienna to Budapest served by frequent Railjet trains. Please use the following booking links to find schedules and ticket prices. Discount fares are available. Book early to get cheap ticket prices.
To travel by train from Italy to Austria, the most comfortable way is by direct night train. But there as well direct day trains available.
First buy a train ticket for the night train from Austria to Italy: from Salzburg and Vienna in direction of Milan, Rome and Venice.
Then a second train ticket from there to your destination place in Italy.
To travel by train from Austria to Liechtenstein, you have to use a local train from Feldkirch (Austria). The railway line is operated by Austrian railways ÖBB. The station name for Vaduz (Liechtenstein) is Schaan-Vaduz.
To travel by train from Austria to the Netherlands, you have to cross Germany. In Germany you have to change trains. For comfortable travel have a look at the night trains from Austria to Düsseldorf (Germany).
Saver price train tickets available via the given booking links.
To travel by train from Austria to Poland, connections are available by day and direct night trains.
The best option to buy train tickets from Austria to Romania is online via the website of Austrian railways ÖBB. Of course you can buy all tickets at ticket desks at stations in Austria as well.
There is one direct night train from Vienna (Austria) in direction of Bucharest (Romania).
If you want to travel from Austria to Russia by train, buy your train ticket via one of the given booking links or locally at a train station in Austria.
There is a direct overnight train available from Austria to Moscow (Russia).
Online tickets are available from Austrian Railways (ÖBB). Tickets can be bought directly at a railway station as well.
There are two main border crossings with several direct trains: From Vienna via Graz to Maribor and Ljubljana and from Innsbruck and Salzburg or Vienna to Villach, from where you can go via Bled to Ljubljana.
To travel by train from Austria to Slovakia the main route leads via Vienna to Bratislava. Use the booking links to find tickets online or buy it at a station.
Frequent connections in Austria to Vienna, from Vienna to Bratislava and as well from Bratislava to everywhere in Slovakia.