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International tickets: Austria.

International tickets: Austria.

Whether you are travelling to Austria with a low-cost supersaver ticket or at the standard tariff, whether you require tickets for the night trains or car trains: we are sure to have the right one for you. On this page, you will find a summary of the various tariffs and types of ticket for the different trains.

Standard tariffs

If you are travelling to Austria during the day, you purchase tickets at the standard rate. You pay a distance-related price (plus a supplement for the railjet journey if you are travelling in Business Class.) We also recommend that you reserve your seat, and you may purchase the reservation separately. There are tickets for the standard tariff for 1st and 2nd class, and for single and return journeys. You also have a free choice of trains.

Purchase your ticket at the standard tariff for Austria online and print it out yourself!

Standard tariff.

Conditions.

  • Advance purchase from 90 days before departure.


Reductions on the standard price offer.

  • With the Half-Fare travelcard and the GA travelcard, you pay 25% less for the Austrian part of the fare, and the usual discount applies for the Swiss part of the route.
  • Children up to 16 years of age in families, travelling with a parent or grandparent or with the partner of such, travel free of charge (proof required). However, seat reservations must be paid for.
  • Children up to 15 years travelling on their own pay just half the fare.
  • Groups of 6 people or more receive a discount.
  • All reductions only apply for the purchase of a cross-border ticket and not for purely domestic travel within Austria.

Reservations and supplements.

  • You pay for seat reservations and supplements separately, depending on the train and as required. In the railjet, reservations are obligatory for Business Class and you will require a ticket for 1st class.
  • Any counter fees will be due for payment when purchasing tickets at the staffed ticket counter.

TEE Plan + Spar.

If you stay in Austria over the weekend and book the outward and return journeys at the same time thanks to the TEE Plan + Spar, you save another 25%. TEE Plan + Spar is available for 1st and 2nd class.

Conditions.

  • Advance purchase from 90 to 3 days before departure.
  • The offer only applies to outward and return journeys.
  • Weekend connections: at least one night from Saturday to Sunday at the destination.
  • Seat reservations are obligatory for all trains on which reservations apply.
  • Special exchange and refund conditions.

Reductions.

  • If you book in advance, you receive a discount of 25% with this offer, on the entire route from SBB and ÖBB.
  • For the Swiss part of the route, the usual reduction applies for the Half-Fare travelcard or GA travelcard.
  • Available for 1st and 2nd class.
  • Children up to 16 years of age in families, travelling with a parent or grandparent or with the partner of such, travel free of charge (proof required). However, seat reservations must be paid for.
  • Children up to 15 years travelling on their own pay just half the fare.
  • All reductions are cumulative.
  • TEE Plan + Spar does not apply to the EuroNight “Schweiz – Österreich” with an end destination in Austria.

Reservations and supplements.

  • You pay for seat reservations and supplements separately, depending on the train and as required. In the railjet, reservations are obligatory for Business Class and you will require a ticket for 1st class.
  • Any counter fees will be due for payment when purchasing tickets at the staffed ticket counter.

Supersaver tickets

With a European supersaver ticket, you can travel to Austria from most stations in Switzerland and in the reverse direction. Supersaver tickets are always issued for a single journey only (if you would like a return ticket, purchase a separate supersaver ticket for the return journey). We also recommend that you reserve your seat, and you can purchase the reservation separately. With a supersaver ticket, you may only board the selected train and if you do not travel on that train, it becomes invalid. You can purchase supersaver tickets for 1st and 2nd class but there are limited numbers.

Purchase your supersaver ticket online now and print it out straight away at home!

Conditions.

  • Reduced ticket for a single journey in 1st or 2nd class.
  • Only available online.
  • The offer is limited in number.
  • Advance purchase from 90 to 3 days before departure.
  • The ticket is only valid in the trains selected.
  • Children up to 16 years of age in families, travelling with a parent or grandparent or with the partner of such, travel free of charge (proof required). However, seat reservations must be paid for.
  • No further discounts (not even with the Half-Fare travelcard or GA travelcard).
  • No exchange, no refund

Reservations.

  • Mandatory seat reservation

Night trains

At night you travel with the EuroNight “Wiener Walzer” to Linz and Vienna or in the EuroNight “Zürichsee” to Villach or to Graz. For the journey you will be issued a so-called global price ticket, and the seat reservation, supplement for the place in the sleeping car, couchette or seating car as well as the fare are included in this. This ticket is valid exclusively for the train and on the day for which it was issued. The period of validity cannot be extended. These global price tickets are issued at the market price, i.e. the prices are higher or lower depending on the season and day of departure.

Standard tariff.

Purchase your ticket at the standard tariff for Austria online and print it out yourself!

Conditions.

  • Advance purchase: Zurich–Vienna, Zurich–Graz and Zurich–Villach from 180 days before departure.

Reductions.

  • With the Half-Fare travelcard and the GA travelcard, you benefit from a reduced fare.
  • Children up to 16 years of age in families, travelling with a parent or grandparent or with the partner of such travel free of charge (proof required) and only pay the supplement for the place in the sleeping car, couchette or seating car.
  • Children up to 16 years travelling on their own pay a reduced fare.

Supplements.

  • If you travel with an InterRail or EuRail pass, you pay the supplement for the place in the sleeping car, couchette car or seating car.
  • Any counter fees will be due for payment when purchasing tickets at the staffed ticket counter.

Spar Night.

Spar Night is the advantageous low-price offer for night trains to Austria. Ticket numbers are limited, so the earlier you book the greater the opportunity to travel at a very favourable price.

Purchase your Spar-Night ticket for Austria online and print it out yourself!

Conditions.

  • Limited low-price offer.
  • Advance purchase, Zurich–Vienna and Zurich–Graz/Villach, from 180 to 3 days before departure.
  • No further reductions (not even for the Half-Fare travelcard, GA travelcard or children).
  • No exchange, no refund

Reductions.

  • Reduced ticket for a single journey in the compartment required.

Supplements.

  • Any counter fees will be due for payment when purchasing tickets at the staffed ticket counter.

Car trains

Tickets for car trains.

The fares are calculated separately for passengers and vehicles on the car train. The date of travel is crucial for calculating the price.

For vehicles, the prices are divided into two price categories (high season and standard tariff): car/trailer and motorbikes.

For adults, the flat-rate fare includes the price for the route and seat reservation. For children up to 15 years, you can book individual seats at a reduced price (50%). If they do not require their own seat, children under 6 years travel free of charge when accompanied by a paying adult. A maximum of 1 adult and 1 child under 6 years may share a couchette berth.

Booking.

Please book the space for your car and the associated reservation early at your station, or via Rail Service on 0900 300 300 (CHF 1.19/min. on the Swiss fixed-line network). You will also be issued with your timetables and information.

Prices and timetables.

You can find the prices for loading vehicles and for your journey in the car train to Austria in the summary.

Important information.

Flat rate per vehicle

CHF 60.–

Cancellation

Depending on the time of the alteration or cancellation of your booking, up to 50% of the transportation price (including sleeping car and couchette car) will be charged. We recommend that you take out cancellation insurance.

Transport insurance with Elvia

For CHF 10 000: CHF 16. For each additional CHF 1000 you pay CHF 1.60. Maximum insurance amount: CHF 30 000. The transport insurance applies per direction.

  

Loading height.

Maximum height of the vehicle including roof fittings.

Maximum height of the vehicle including roof fittings.
 Normal
(e.g. Cabrio)
Excess height 1
(e.g. van)
Excess height 2
(e.g. limousine with roof box)

Maximum height

158 cm

196 cm

205 cm

Maximum highest roof width

 

155 cm

135 cm

Maximum total width

205 cm

205 cm

205 cm

Minimum ground clearance

10 cm

10 cm

10 cm

Maximum length

530 cm

530 cm

530 cm

Track width

185 cm

185 cm

185 cm

    

Loading terminals.

Descriptions of the loading terminals.

General Terms & Conditions (GTC).

Price, product and timetable specifications subject to modifications.