Good news for all festival goers. ÖBB is going on tour once again this year with festivals throughout Austria.

The ÖBB RAILAXED Base & Area provide festival goers with the perfect place to chill. Just take a selfie with the new ÖBB Selfie app and post it on Instagram with the hashtag #oebbfestival - and you and a friend will enjoy exclusive access.

ÖBB festival train schedule throughout the summer

Festival Date ÖBB summer performance
Surf Weltcup 28 April - 7 May ÖBB RAILAXED Base
Genuss Festival 12 May - 14 May ÖBB RAILAXED Area
Nova Rock 14 June - 17 June ÖBB RAILAXED Area
Donauinselfest 23 June - 25 June ÖBB/VIVA Austria Electronic Music Island
Electric Love Festival 6 July - 8 July ÖBB RAILAXED Base + RAILAXED Village
World Bodypainting Festival 28 July - 30 July ÖBB RAILAXED Area
Frequency 15 August - 17 August ÖBB RAILAXED Base

What´s on offer and where?

  • ÖBB RAILAXED Area
    The ÖBB RAILAXED Area provides a chill-out area with deck chairs and great music. No stress allowed. Relax and grab yourself some great ÖBB RAILAXED goodies.
  • ÖBB RAILAXED Base
    The ÖBB RAILAXED Base is all about great service and the best music. A whole range of DJs play live. In addition to what’s on offer in the ÖBB RAILAXED Area, the ÖBB RAILAXED Base has a chill-out terrace, lockers, free bodypainting by APPLEPIE AGENCY, an Xbox gaming zone and a separate toilet area (depending on the event). Visitors can also book ÖBB services simply and easily - you can extend an expired ÖBB VORTEILSCARD to save even more on the price of your homeward journey, or ensure you reserve your favourite seat.
  • ÖBB/VIVA Austria Electronic Music Island
    The ÖBB/KRONEHIT Party Island will be living up to its name again this year. Here, it's all about chilling and “railaxing” - there’s no place for stressed-out people when the party really takes off in the evening. Stop by - you won't regret it!

Hint

How can I get in?
Just show a selfie you have posted and bring a friend to chill with. Or download the new ÖBB Selfie app on the spot to get in.

How to get to your favourite festival

Surf Weltcup, Neusiedl am See: 28. April - 7. May 2017

The Railjet runs to Vienna Central Station at hourly intervals. From Salzburg, for instance, you can get to Vienna in 2 hours and 22 minutes, from Linz in 1 hour and 16 minutes, and from Graz in 2 hours and 37 minutes. You can then catch local trains, which run hourly, on to Neusiedl am See (journey time: 40 minutes). Shuttle buses will be at Neusiedl am See station to take you directly to the event site.
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Attention: Reserve a seat and make sure you get a place on the train. Book right now!

Genuss Festival, Vienna: 12. - 14. May 2017

The Railjet runs to Vienna Central Station at hourly intervals. From Salzburg, for instance, you can get to Vienna in 2 hours and 22 minutes, from Linz in 1 hour and 16 minutes, and from Graz in 2 hours and 37 minutes. This means that you not only reach your destination quickly, but are also stress-free and have not had to deal with any traffic jams. Just hop aboard, sit back, read, sleep or simply enjoy the scenery.
Once you get to Central Station, the underground will take you to Vienna’s Stadtpark - where the action is - in just 10 minutes.
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Attention: Reserve a seat and make sure you get a place on the train. Book right now!

Nova Rock, Nickelsdorf: 14. - 17. June 2017

The Railjet runs hourly to Vienna Meidling - from Salzburg, for instance, it takes 2 hours and 15 minutes, from Linz 1 hour and 9 minutes, and from Graz 2 hours and 30 minutes. Railjet services also depart for Vienna every two hours from neighbouring countries (Munich, Zurich, Prague, Budapest).

Special services: Once you have arrived at Vienna Meidling, hop right onto the Nova Rock train without having to haul your luggage around. New: This year, special Nova Rock trains run at hourly intervals directly from Vienna Meidling to Nickelsdorf without intermediate stops. Shuttle buses take fans directly from Nickelsdorf Station to the festival site. We recommend taking advantage of the special festival trains – festival fans will be amongst friends here! A limited number of seats is available in the regular scheduled trains from Vienna Central Station. Attention: on Tuesday 13th June (early camping) no special trains will be available. There will also be no shuttle buses between the station and the festival site.
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Donauinselfest, Vienna: 23. - 25. June 2017

The Railjet to Vienna Central Station runs hourly. You can get to Vienna from Salzburg, for instance, in 2 hours and 22 minutes, from Linz in 1 hour and 16 minutes, and from Graz in 2 hours and 37 minutes. This means that you not only reach your destination quickly, but are also stress-free and have not had to deal with any traffic jams. Just hop on board, sit back, read, sleep or simply enjoy the scenery.

Once you have arrived at the Main Station, take the S-Bahn local railway, reach Donauinsel in as little as 15 min and get in on the action. Traffic-free, stress-free and easy!
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Attention: Reserve a seat to make sure you get a place on the train. Book right now!

Electric Love Festival, Salzburg: 6. - 8. July 2017

The Railjet runs hourly to Salzburg from Vienna, St. Pölten or Linz. A train also runs from Innsbruck to Salzburg at hourly intervals. EuroCity or InterCity trains depart Graz or Klagenfurt every two hours. There are also many rail connections to Salzburg from Germany (e.g. Munich, Stuttgart, Frankfurt).

Shuttle buses take fans directly from Salzburg Main Station to the festival grounds.
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Attention: Reserve a seat and make sure you get a place on the train. The best way to do so is directly from home or on location at the RAILAXED Base!

World Bodypainting Festival, Klagenfurt: 24. - 30. July 2017

The festival takes place in the centre of Klagenfurt and is therefore within easy walking distance of Klagenfurt Main Station. Journey time: e.g. 2-hourly service from Vienna to Klagenfurt, taking as little as 3 hours and 55 minutes. From Salzburg there is also a direct service to Klagenfurt every 2 hours, which takes as little as 3 hours and 4 minutes.

Regional services include the S-Bahn NIGHTline which will take you to and from Kärnten on Saturdays and Sundays until 3 am.
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Frequency, St. Pölten: 15. - 17. August 2017

Railjet trains run up to 3 times an hour and take you to St. Pölten from Salzburg in 1 hour and 52 minutes and from Linz in 46 minutes. From our neighbouring countries (Munich and Budapest), the Railjet takes travellers to St. Pölten every two hours. Travelling from Vienna Main Station to St. Pölten via railway only takes 30 minutes.

Shuttle buses take fans directly from St. Pölten Main Station to the festival site.
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Attention: Reserve a seat and make sure you get a place on the train. The best way to do so is directly from home or on location at the RAILAXED Base!

This was the ÖBB Festival Summer 2016