Vienna is the perfect starting point to discover Austria.
Also Bratislava and Budapest can easily be visited by rail. Below you find suggestions for destinations that are all within a day trip’s reach.
We wisk you away in comfort while you lean back, read a book or simply marvel at the landscapes passing by.
Our recommendations for your day trip
Travel inexpensively to Slovakia with the Bratislava-Ticket (known as Euregio Slovakia).
From the Buda Castle Quarter to the old market hall and the thermal baths: Budapest awaits you with a wide range of fascinating sights.
The house in which Mozart was born is today one of the most frequently visited museums in the world. No other place makes the person behind the artist Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his music as palpable as his birthplace.
At its 12 locations, the Universalmuseum Joanneum will whisk you away on exciting discovery trips, ranging from archaeology to history, and from natural history to a wide selection of fine art exhibits.
Wachau boat ride Melk
One of the most memorable experiences this region has to offer is a comfortable boat ride on the DDSG Blue Danube. Or take a ride on the MS Dürnstein or the MS Wachau along the unparalleled Wachau, passing medieval castles, picturesque villages and steep vineyards.
Salt Worlds in Hallein
A salt adventure - experience history first-hand - The Salt Worlds in Hallein near Salzburg have been tunnels of riches for the city as well as the state of Salzburg.
Esterházy Palace in Eisenstadt is one of the most beautiful baroque palaces in Austria. For more than four centuries, this was the ancestral family home of the Esterházy princes.