Eurail benefits in Austria

Salzburg to Ljubjana photo from train

If your Eurail pass is valid in Austria, you can profit from reduced fares on buses, hotel discounts and other offers from our partners.

To take advantage of these offers, just show your Eurail pass or directly contact the company that offers the benefit.

Free travel offers are only valid during travel days, whereas other benefits apply during the entire validity of your pass.


Scenic view from the bus window in Austria
Scenic view from the bus window in Austria

Express buses through breathtaking scenery

Eurail pass holders only pay a reservation fee on ÖBB intercity buses that operate on the following routes:

  • Klagenfurt – Graz

  • Klagenfurt – Villach – Venice (Italy) (Venezia Mestre & Tronchetto)


International route passes must be valid in Italy and Austria.

Booking information

Reservations for the route Klagenfurt – Graz can be made on the ÖBB website for €3.

Reservations for the route Klagenfurt – Venice can be made on or through the ÖBB call center (phone number: +43 5 1717 (open 24/7) ).


Please keep in mind that you'll have to pick up your reservations made on the fsitaliane website at an Italian train station or have them shipped to an Italian address.

Reservations made through the ÖBB call center can be picked up at an Austrian train station.


For more information visit the ÖBB website.


Additional charges

  • Klagenfurt – Graz: €3.50

  • Klagenfurt – Villach – Venice (Italy) (Venezia Mestre & Tronchetto):
    - 1st class €13
    - 2nd class €9

Free entrance to ÖBB lounges

Eurail pass holders with a 1st class pass have free entry to the ÖBB lounges at:

  • Wien-Haubtbahnhof (Vienna)

  • Wien-Westbahnhof (Vienna)

  • Wien-Meidling (Vienna)

  • Linz Hbf

  • Salzurg Hbf

  • Innsbruck Hbf

  • Graz Hbf

  • Klagenfurt Hbf

Get free transportation on the S-Bahn

Eurail pass holders can travel for free on the S-Bahn in Vienna and Innsbruck. 



Meininger Hostels & Hotels

Get a 10% discount on your stay at Meininger Hotels or Hostels in Vienna or Salzburg.

Wi-Fi is free in the hotels and hostels.

Booking Information
The discount is only available for bookings via Meininger by email, or per telephone +49 30 666 36 100. Please use the Meininger website to check availability.

A&O hotels and hostels

Eurail pass holders get a 10% discount on the daily rate at the following A&O hotels and hostel in Vienna and Graz:

  • A&O Wien Stadthalle

  • A&O Wien Hauptbahnhof

  • A&O Salzburg Haubtbahnhof

  • A&O Graz Hauptbahnhof

The discount applies to advance booking only. Book your hotel or hostel on the A&O website or by phone (0049 30 80 947 5110).

To receive your discount, please make sure to use the code 'rail pass'. 


View on Danube
View on Danube

Cruise the dazzling Danube

Get a 20% discount on sightseeing cruises with Blue Danube Schiffahrt (DDSG) in Vienna and Wachau.

Booking information

Discounted travel reservations can only be made by e-mail.

For information about boardingpoints and cruises visit the Blue Danube website.


Additional charges
A €2 fuel surcharge will be added to your purchase.

View on Passau
View on Passau

Special price on Donauschiffahrt Wurm & Köeck boat trips

Get a 7.5% discount on cruises on the route Passau – Linz (reservation is mandatory).

Take the train from Linz to Passau, and enjoy a walking tour through Passau before boarding a ship that will sail you back to Linz. Spectacular views and interesting tales at every leg of the journey.


Booking information
Buy tickets at ÖBB train stations or when you reach the dock. You can also book in advance by sending an e-mail or by calling +49 851 929 292. For more information visit the Donauschiffahrt website.  


The offer does not apply to cruises which include buffet, menu, overnight stays and return trips by bus or train.

Lake Constance
Lake Constance

Experience breathtaking scenery on Lake Constance

Eurail pass holders receive a 50% discount on Lake Constance boat trips operated by SBS, BSB and ÖBB (from May to October).

Booking information

Currently, the Eurail discount is only available in person. Present your Eurail pass at the dock when you make your reservation.


Fore more information contact the BSB by e-mail, call + 49 7531 3640 389 or visit the BSB website (for now only available in German).

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