The Arlberg Line is one of the most spectacular scenic train routes in Austria. Since 1884 this railway connects Tyrol with Vorarlberg. Numerous bridges, viaducts and tunnels mark this romantic railway line.
- Innsbruck – Bludenz
Conditions for Eurail pass holders
Eurail passes, valid for Austria, are valid on the Arlberg Line. No supplement or reservation is required. Trains run daily all-year with 1st and 2nd class coaches as well as dining cars.
The spectacular line stretches from the Tyrolian town of Landeck, via Langen am Arlberg (1217 m / 3993 feet above sea-level) to Bludenz in Vorarlberg. With a maximum gradient of 3,1% (3,1m/100m) the Arlberg Line is one of the steepest railway lines, on which there is regular passenger and goods traffic.
Especially impressive sights are the "Trisanna-Bridge” in Tyrol near castle Wiesberg, which accentuates with a length of 211 m (692 feet) and a height of 87 m (286 feet), the Paznaun valley and the "Arlbergtunnel” with a length of 10250 m (6,4 miles).