We are there for you!

We are there for you!

All services to Germany, Tirol and Vorarlberg will run as scheduled

Despite the announced strike by the German Locomotive Drivers' Union (GDL) on Tuesday March 12th, our WESTbahn trains will run with no restrictions to Rosenheim and Munich, as well as to Tyrol and Vorarlberg.

WESTbahn – your reliable railway company

We have summarised all information for your upcoming journey with WESTbahn during the GDL strike in Germany.

Travel comfortably by train with WESTbahn

Free service between Munich and Salzburg

All travelers affected by the strike and in possesion of a valid DB/ÖBB long-distance ticket, can travel for free with any WESTbahn train in our Standard Class between Munich, Rosenheim, and Salzburg on the affected days. An upgrade to our Comfort 2+ Class or First Class can be purchased directly from our onboard crew for a surcharge.

Please note: the Deutschland-Ticket, the Bayern-Ticket, other regional transport tickets as well as Deutsche Bahn employee cards are NOT accepted on WESTbahn trains.


Our "We are there you" ticket by WESTbahn

To facilitate your onward journey, you can purchase the "We are there for you" ticket:

  • For the route from/to Munich/Rosenheim to/from Vienna, St. Pölten, and Amstetten: € 50,-
  • For the route from/to Munich/Rosenheim to/from Linz, Wels, Attnang-Puchheim, and Vöcklabruck: € 25,-

Our "We are there for you" ticket (Standard Class) can be purchased directly from our onboard crew upon presentation of a valid DB/ÖBB long-distance ticket.


Connections from Vienna to Munich

Our daily WESTbahn connections to Munich:

Departure ViennaDeparture LinzDeparture SalzburgArrival Munich
06:08 07:26 08:39 10:13
10:08 11:26 12:39 14:13
12:08 13:26 14:39 16:13
16:08 17:26 18:39 20:11
18:08 19:26 20:39 22:13


Connections von Munich to Vienna

Our daily WESTbahn connections to Vienna:

Departure MunichDeparture SalzburgDeparture LinzArrival Vienna
07:49 09:22 10:36 11:52
09:48 11:22 12:36 13:52
11:45 13:22 14:36 15:52
15:48 17:22 18:36 19:52
17:49 19:22 20:36 21:52

Reliability with WESTbahn

Despite the GDL strike affecting German rail services, WESTbahn remains committed to offer our passengers a reliable and punctual service – we want to ensure that no passenger is left stranded. 

Thanks to our dedicated staff, we are able to provide our regular rail service. Experience your WESTmoment in comfort aboard one of our trains – come ride with us!



If you have questions, contact us by e-mail at meinenachricht@westbahn.at or phone from Mon - Fri from 8:00 to 18:00 and Sat, Sun or public holidays from 9:00 to 15:00 on +43 1 899 00.