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Eurail Pass Benefits in Austria

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.

Transport

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Express buses through breathtaking scenery

 

Eurail pass holders enjoy free public transport on the following ÖBB routes:

 

  • Klagenfurt – Graz

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

 

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What you'll get:

Free transport ont he ÖBB bus network in Austria.

 

How to get the offer:

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 www.fsitaliane.it 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

If you're traveling with a 1st class Eurail Pass, you have access to the ÖBB lounges all over Austria. A great way to relax a bit before your train departs, or to freshen up after you arrived at your new destination. 

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How to get the offer:

Eurail Pass holders with a 1st class pass have free entry 1.5 hours before departure and after arrival of the relevant train.

 

You can use the lounges at the following stations:

  • Wien-Hbf (in Vienna)

  • Wien-Meidling (in Vienna)

  • Linz Hbf

  • Salzburg 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.

Accommodation

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Meininger Hostels & Hotels

 

A modern hotel in a good location, that's all you want when your Eurailing through Europe, right? Stay at a Meininger Hotel and you'll get just that! Get a 10% discount on your stay at Meininger Hotels or Hostels in Vienna or Salzburg.

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How to get the offer:

The discount is only available for bookings online, or per telephone +49 30 666 36 100. Email welcome@meininger-hotels.com if you have any questions

 

Good to know:

Wi-Fi is free in the hotels and hostels.

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Stay in Salzburg at Yoho Hostel

 

As a member of Europe's Famous Hostels, Yoho Hostel in Salzburg offers Eurail Pass holders a 10% discount on advance bookings. Enjoy a friendly hostel atmosphere while saving on your stay, perfectly located between Salzburg's old town and railway station!

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How to get the offer:

To claim your 10% discount:

  1. Make your booking in advance, through Europe’s Famous Hostels Website (famoushostels.com).

  2. Present your hostel booking confirmation email and Eurail Pass when checking in at the hostel.

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Stay in Vienna at Hostel Ruthensteiner

 

As a member of Europe's Famous Hostels, Hostel Ruthensteiner in Vienna offers Eurail Pass holders a 10% discount on advance bookings. Enjoy a friendly hostel atmosphere while staying a handy 3 minute walk from Vienna's Westbahnhof Station!

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How to get the offer:

To claim your 10% discount:

1. Make your booking in advance, through Europe’s Famous Hostels Website (famoushostels.com).

2. Present your hostel booking confirmation email and Eurail Pass when checking in at the hostel.

Attractions

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Cruise the dazzling Danube

Eurail Pass holders can enjoy the beauty of the Danube (leaving from Vienna or Wachau) with a nice discount! Get a 20% off on sightseeing cruises with Blue Danube Schiffahrt (DDSG).

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What you'll get:

A 20% discount on sightseeing cruises with Blue Danube Schiffahrt in Vienna and Wachau. 

 

How to get the offer:

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

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

 

Reservations for Brandner can be made by email and for futher information, visit www.brandner.at

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Explore Salzburg with the Salzburg Card

 

Eurail Pass holders get a 10% discount on the Salzburg Card, which gives you:

  • Free use of the city's public transport system
  • One-time free entry to all attractions and museums
  • Disocunt on all cultural events
  • Reductions on several trips, tours and outings
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What you'll get:

A 10% discount on the Salzburg Card.

 

How to get the offer:

Show your pass at the tourist office in Salzburg Main Station to get your Salzburg Card.

 

For more information, please visit www.salzburg.info, or call +43 662 889 870, or send an email to cards@salzburg.info.

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Take a cruise through the beautiful Wachau valley

 

Benefit from a 20% discount on Sightseeing Cruises along the river Danube with family-run BRANDNER Shipping. Travel on the stylish MS Austria, enjoying the views from her large panoramic windows.

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What you'll get:

A 20% discount on the sightseeing cruise over the river Danube with Brandner Shipping. The route is as follows:

  • Krems - Dürnstein - Weißenkirchen - Spitz - Emmersdorf - Melk

 

How to claim the offer:

Reservations can be made by emailing schiffahrt@brandner.at. Mention that you have a 

For further info visit www.brandner.atas well as the fresh and regional delicacies of the on board restaurant.

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Experience the Sound of Vienna

 

Holders of a Eurail Pass can enjoy the most famous pieces of Johann Strauss & W. A. Mozart performed by salon orchestra “Old Vienna with a discount.

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What you'll get:

A 20% discount on seating categories VIP A, B, and C on the daily Strauss and Mozart concerts. The concert starts at 20:15 and ends at 22:00 (with intermission). 

 

How to claim the offer

To get the discount, show your Eurail Pass directly at the box office. The box office is located at Johannesgasse 33, 1010 Vienna; open daily from 09:00 – 21:00 including weekends and bank holiday.

 

For more information visit www.soundofvienna.at or drop an email at sound@soundofvienna.at, or call to +43 1 512 57 90. This offer is non-transferable.

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The Top of Innsbruck: Nordkette Mountain

 

Eurail Pass holders get a 10% discount on a roundtrip to the Top of Innsbruck: the Nordkette mountain. From here you can enjoy an amazing view of he Alps and 'Naturpark Karwendel'.

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What you'll get:

A 10% discount on a roundtrip ticket to the top of Nordkette mountain. 

 

How to claim the offer:

To get the discount, show your Eurail Pass at the cash desk. 

 

For more information visit www.nordkette.com

Other

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Enjoy a VIP shopping experience at McArthurGlen

 

As a Eurail Pass holder, you can take advantage of some special offers at selected McArthurGlen Designer Outlets in Austria.

 

Participating Designer Outlets:

  • McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Parndorf

  • McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Salzburg

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What you'll get:

  • A 10% Discount Card that can be used for any purchase made in any of the participating shops in any of the participating Designer Outlets.

  • A free coffee voucher to use at any of the cafes in the participating Designer Outlets.

 

How to claim the offer:

Show your Eurail Pass at the outlet's Information Centre

 

Best way to the Designer Outlets:

  • To McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Parndorf: Four trains per hour will take you from the main train station in Vienna to "Parndorf Ort". The trip will take you about 30-40 minutes. You need to get off at the train station "Parndorf Ort". For more information, visit the McArthurGlen website.

 

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Salzburg: Head to the main "Salzburg-Hauptbahnhof" station. From the station, take the city bus line 2, 10 or 27 towards Salzburg Airport. This is a 15-minute journey from the city of Salzburg to the Designer Outlet in Wals-Himmelreich. For more information, visit the McAthurGlen website

 

Keep in mind:

The offers valid in participating stores only and cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. Coffee Voucher is valid in all cafés and restaurants. One voucher per valid Eurail Pass, cannot be exchanged for cash. For more information and to plan your visit please visit www.mcarthurglen.com.