Railjet - Austria and beyond

Railjet - Austria and beyond

65 Reviews

Railjet, modern Austrian high speed trains linking major cities of Austria, Germany and Hungary.

  • Budapest - Vienna: 02:36
  • Book up to 60 days in advance
  • High Speed trains


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Railjet - Austria and beyond

The modern, perhaps even futuristic Railjet trains are the new high-speed service from the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). They operate at speeds of up to 230 km/h (143mph). The Railjet trains have carriages which as comfortable as luxurious. With modern equipment and generous compartment space, the Railjet guarantees a unique travel experience. The Railjet train snakes through the splendid Bavarian countryside as you approach the Alps. It winds by rivers and past farmland and wind turbines, offering truly breathtaking scenery throughout Austria.

Customer feedback clean
« very clean and comfortable but wifi wasn't good »

Practical information

Paper ticket

Receive your ticket directly to your address. Just take them with you and you are ready to travel. Shipping fees apply.

Booking :
  • Railjet - Austria and beyond tickets are open for booking 60 days ahead.
  • Get the lowest prices by booking early and don’t wait until the last minute as cheaper seats sell the fastest.
  • Opt for off-peak trains when you have to travel short notice. They are more affordable than morning and evening trains along with those running on holiday eves, Friday and Sunday afternoon.

A class apart

Classes of service

Classes and facilities offered by Railjet
First classSecond class
Carrier’s designationName of class of service as you might see on your ticket.FirstEconomy
Passenger Information System Real time information about arrival times and connections.
Restaurant car Drinks, snacks and delicious meals, to make the most of your trip.
Kid’s facilities Children cinema are certain to keep younger ones happy.
Snacks and beverages Whenever you feel peckish, you can buy something on board to eat or drink.
Reclining seats Cosy with more legroom, reclining seats are ideal to enjoy the trip.
Comfortable seats Spacious seats with a headrest and generous legroom.
Refresher towel Great way to cleanse, recharge and revitalize.
Power sockets Ideal to plug your laptop, phone or any electronic device from your seat.
WiFi Internet Enjoy the freedom to read your emails, surf and listen to online music thanks to the wireless internet on board.
Newspapers and magazines Grab your free international/local newspaper or magazine and enjoy the ride.

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From our travel community

Youth pass and pass Dear Sir / Madam, We will travel in Austria and Munich in August 2017. We want to travel from Vienna to Munich and back to Vienna then take train to Vienna International Airport. Could we buy pass? And my daugther is 16 years old. Could she (...)

Shing K. | 17 July 2017 answered | 0 Comments
Need best tkt/pass to travel from vienna - prague - budapest - vienna Hi, We have planned a trip for the subject 3 countries. We are 3 travellers(2 adults & 1 youth 16 yrs old). What will be the best way to travel by train using a pass or train tkt? Pls advise. We are based in US. How will we get the tkts/pass if (...)

Jyotiska G. | 29 June 2017 answered | 0 Comments
Guarranted reserved seats Hello, we are 2 persons and we will visit Budapest,Bratislava,Vienna and Prague. The booking of each train ticket via these countries includes guarranted reserved seats? Do we have to be earlier at the stations? Can we print our tickets now (...)

Ilias T. | 18 June 2017 answered | 0 Comments
5 days of travel in june- july under 15 days- point to point travel- pass or individual tickets? My travel is in the following order ( family of 2 adults+ 1 child 14 year old) Prague- Budapest,Budapest- Ljublijana, Lujublijana- Salzburg, Salzburg- Innsbruck, Innsbruck- Vienna First Prague and ending in Vienna is fixed. the other places can (...)

Junaid A. | 3 May 2017 answered | 2 Comments
Euro rail pass Will be travelling april end with my friend .. and we plan to visit prague vienna and budapest can anyone suggest best way to travel around and cost of it.

Madhu M. | 20 March 2017 answered | 0 Comments

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Reviews & ratings

Overall rating (65)
  • Convenience
    clean  |
    "very clean and comfortable but wifi wasn't good "

  • Value for money
    Christmas Vacation from USA |
    "The train ride was very good except for the luggage aspect. If you have multiple bags (which people from the US on a long trip may have) then it's difficult to find space to store your luggage and no one is assigned to help out. There were many people who didn't have seats. Thankfully, my wife and I booked assigned seats. "

  • Value for money
    Straightforward trip |
    "The tickets came on time although you may wish to consider online tickets :) The train was fairly easy to find. It was a busy service but fairly comfortable. The wifi was terrible and it stopped at one station for so long, I think I could have walked the entire length of the train a few times! "

  • Value for money
    Fantastic |
    "The only way to travel in Europe, no security checks, no arriving two hours before departing, comfortable seats, fantastic service. Fares were very reasonable for first class travel. We wish it was that easy to travel in Canada. "

  • Value for money
    Best way to travel in Europe |
    "Train carraige clean and comfortable, Quality of food and service very good. Most important it runs on time to schedule. "

  • Value for money
    Budapest- Vienna trip review |
    "all in all a very enjoyable experience. "

  • Value for money
    Business trip |
    "A very quiet and comfortable ride, beautiful scenery along the way. The seating are well organised. Seats are clean and seat no is easy to find. Very pleasant ambient. "

  • Value for money
    Europe trip |
    "The biggest difficulty was with luggage. My wife said she traveled first class on another carrier and though this was comfortable, it didn't seem so first class. Seemed more like comfortable business class. "

  • Value for money
    Amazing service |
    "I travelled from Zurich to salzburg. It was amazing conveniance as well as comfort. Scenery was great as well. However I used first class train that should have been more spacious and reclining seats should have been with leg cusioning as well "

  • Value for money
    Convenient,clean and reliable |
    "This trip of about 2 hours "

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