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Great customer service, thank you Roman Posch

We took this train service several times in Austria in October. The trains run on time, are clean... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer S
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which austrian rail system

OBB the major rail network in austria is sometimes old and unsuitable for disabled people plus some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maws98
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this train service several times in Austria in October. The trains run on time, are clean and comfortable, but the best part is that you can purchase tickets right from the conductor on board, on almost all the routes. But I’m really writing...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 1 week ago

OBB the major rail network in austria is sometimes old and unsuitable for disabled people plus some of the staff are nrude and unhelpful. Westbahn on the other hand is a superb system and is recommended for any route

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took this train for a return trip between Vienna and Salzburg. The carriages are like double-deck subway cars, but with clean washroom facilities and extra rooms for bikes. The date and time I travelled it was not even half full so it was very...More

Thank Snowbird888
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Traub travel in Wien is the most economical travel in Austria. Trains are clean and runs on time - most of the train stations need regular cleaning as the platforms are filled with cigarete buds - eventhough, all the train stations are supposed to be...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

If you’re British you’ll step into another world on this double decker train. It accelerates fast, is very smooth, roomy and you don’t get seats without a window outlook (Virgin Pendolino). Book seats in advance on Trainline EU and you’ll probably get them cheaper. They...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Booked a business class ticket from Budapest to Vienna for about $100 US for a 2.5hr ride. When I arrived to board the train the attendant quickly looked at my ticket and directed me to a first class car. This seemed odd as I paid...More

Thank Hiatus4LifeJ
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We booked a first class Westbahn train to go from Vienna to Salzburg on a Friday afternoon. The ride was pleasant with lots of available seats in the 1st class section. WIFI was available as well as charging stations. We were a little bit confused...More

Thank vespadue
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We travelled from Salzburg to Wien on a Sunday morning, and chose Westbahn despite several reviews which implied that Westbahn was inferior to OBB. it cost half of the posted OBB prices, was clean, comfortable, quiet and fast, and all in all was a perfectly...More

2  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I foolishly believed the advertising on this one - smiling families watching the countryside fly by, while enjoying food and drinks. Reality - overfull train, with no room for our bags. Family of four stuck in a vestibule for entire trip from Vienna to Salzburg....More

Thank WearyTraveler2005
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The Westbahn train from Vienna to Salzburg is a double decker, so one can sit on the upper deck and enjoy the scenic views of the Austrian countryside on the way. If booked well in advance, it costs almost half of what it would, if...More

3  Thank Machotraveller
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Damini J
8 June 2018|
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Response from Rachel_PRL | Reviewed this property |
The station is a very unique modern looking building not too far away from Salzberg city center. It was very brightly lit even at nights with hundreds of bicycles parked there which we had thought it look more like a... More
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Hi, I used the Go Euro app to check prices and book tickets for my European travel. Catching the train I found was very cost effective - we went from Budapest to Vienna. Hope this helps!
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Response from lorenzi2015 | Reviewed this property |
It's ok if you're at the platform a couple minutes before the the train is scheduled to leave. 1:45 to 1:50 pm would be good in your case. The thing is: as soon as the train enters the station, you should get in and find... More
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