The Austrian rail network is operated by Austrian National Railways (ÖBB). Connections to international destinations arrive at and depart from several different stations in the city.


Travel times from major European cities

Bratislava: 1 hour
Budapest: 1 hour 45 minutes
Munich: 4 hours
Prague: 4 hours 30 minutes
Zurich: 7 hours 45 minutes
Warsaw: 8 hours
Cologne: 9 hours
Venezia: 8 hours 30 minutes
Berlin: 12 hours
Rome: 13 hours 30 minutes

Visit www.oebb.at for prices and schedules and also watch out for the comfortable “Euronight Express trains” (EN).


Stations in Vienna

  • Vienna Hauptbahnhof (main station, formerly Südbahnhof)

Construction work on the new Hauptbahnhof will be completed on the site of the old Südbahnhof by 2014. Vienna’s new main station is one of the most advanced in Europe.
Public transport link: U1 station Hauptbahnhof/Südtiroler Platz

  • Wien Meidling

All local rail services that previously called at  Südbahnhof and long distance rail services (e.g. from the Czech Republic and Poland to Wiener Neustadt and Villach) now stop at Wien Meidling.
Public transport link: U6 station Bahnhof Meidling

  • Westbahnhof

The majority of trains from Western Europe and the west of Austria arrive at and depart from Westbahnhof.
Public transport link: U3 and U6 station Westbahnhof

Austrian National Railways (ÖBB) website