Welcome to WESTbahn

Welcome to WESTbahn

The leading train operator serving Austria and Germany

Welcome on board our WESTbahn trains – Discover Central Europe

For all those planning to discover this beautiful part of Europe, WESTbahn offers the fastest connections at the best ticketprices for discovering the cities of Vienna, St. Pölten, Amstetten, Linz, Wels, Vöcklabruck, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Kufstein, Wörgl, Rosenheim and Munich. Make sure to also check out our new destinations in the federal state of Vorarlberg in the Austrian alps. Our modern and fast InterCity fleet runs every 30 minutes from Vienna Weststation.

Our destinations

Let WESTbahn be your preferred choice of travel - from the city center of Vienna to the center of Salzburg in only 2½ hours, to downtown Munich in 4 hours and to Innsbruck in under 4½ hours – no airline will match that! Check our popular destinations here

Welcome to WESTbahn - see our destinations

Come travel with us!

The WESTbahn has a lot to offer. Convince yourself of all our benefits of travelling with us.

WESTbahn highspeed train service Austria

Europe's most modern train fleet

Travelling at speeds of up to 200 km/h (125 mph), our state-of-the-art double-decker fleet will take you fast and efficient to your destination.

Each WESTbahn train offers our passengers all the amenities for a pleasant and comfortable journey: spacious leather seats, each with a 230V power socket, free Wi-Fi throughout the train, air conditioning, luggage racks, gender-separated toilets, four WESTcafés per train (with coffee, cold drinks and snack vending machines) and three comfort classes. Make sure to enjoy the view from the upper deck of our trains!

Our low-floor trains with extra-wide entry doors allow for step-free boarding and easy luggage transportation.


Affordable ticket fares for train journeys in Austria and Southern Germany

Attractive ticket prices including free seat reservation

For early bookers we have a special WESTbahn offer – our WESTsuperpreis fare starts at only 4.99 € (limited availabilty).

Another advantage of booking with us: all online bookings automatically come with a free seat reservation – you'll have your own seat waiting for you at boarding. 

Travelling with children? No problem! When accompanied, children under 6 travel free of charge. For children up to 15 years, you only pay 2 € per child and route. With WESTbahn, your family trip turns into a real bargain.


WESTbahn onboard service: free WIFI, power sockets, onboard cafeteria

All-inclusive onboard service

Our attentive and friendly onboard crew will tend to all your needs so you can enjoy your journey on one of our trains. Don't hestitate to ask a crew member for assistance or information.

Tip: upon request, our crew member can also bring you a drink or a snack directly to your seat.


Explore a WESTbahn train with our virtual tour:


Check out this train journey report onboard of one of our WESTbahn trains:


Book your WESTsuperpreis ticket here


If you are traveling with a group of more than 6 people, check out our discounted group ticket options here:


WESTbahn Group Booking


If you have any questions, you can reach us Mo - Fr from 9:00 to 17:00 at +43 1 899 00 or in one of our WESTshops ticket offices.