Simply hop aboard and relax: with ÖBB Sparschiene Europa, you can take a comfortable overnight train to Frankfurt, Cologne or Düsseldorf for as little as 39 euros. During the day, you can travel by rail to Cologne or Dortmund for as little as 69 euros.

Low-cost travel to North Rhine-Westphalia

With our ÖBB Nightjet, you can travel to Frankfurt or Cologne comfortably and free from stress for as little as 39 euros. The special BahnCity Hit offer - for example to Nuremberg - includes an overnight stay at a four-star hotel.

During the daytime, you can travel from Vienna to Western Germany for as little as 69 euros. The ÖBB Intercity-Express takes you from Vienna to Nuremberg and Frankfurt 6 times a day at two-hour intervals. From there, two direct connections to Cologne or Dortmund await you. Shorter routes are available at even lower Sparschiene rates: for example from Linz to Nuremberg for as little as 24 euros or from Vienna to Regensburg starting at 29 euros.

Lean back and relax during your trip

Our fully air-conditioned modern Intercity Express train sets await you with ergonomic seats and acoustic insulation. All seats are equipped with electrical outlets. You can also visit the panorama lounge which is separated from the train driver by only a glass wall. For your further comfort, we have an on-board bistro car, as well as a baby and toddler compartment.


All at a glance - from Vienna to Dortmund
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