Safe travel for our passengers: the ÖBB Eurocity (EC) is used for international long-distance routes. Meanwhile, the Intercity (IC) operates between larger cities and tourist hotspots within Austria.

ÖBB Eurocity: Facilities and operation

The Eurocity connects Austria with its neighbouring countries. Passengers will find air-conditioned open cars as well as compartment cars. An on-board restaurant offers food and beverages. For women travelling alone, the Eurocity offers a separate ladies' compartment. In addition to this, there is a breast-feeding compartment, as well as a special compartment for toddlers.

Facts on the ÖBB Eurocity

  • Maximum speed: 200 km/h
  • Number of seats: depends on the number of cars
  • Comfort categories: 1st class, 2nd class
  • On-board restaurant: Yes
  • Bicycle spaces: depends on the number of cars
  • Barrier-free: Yes

ÖBB Intercity: Facilities and operation

Intercity trains are the national interval trains running between large cities and tourist destinations. Daytime long-distance trains also include first class cars. Passengers will find air-conditioned open cars as well as compartment cars. For women travelling alone, the Intercity offers a separate ladies' compartment. In addition to this, there is a breast-feeding compartment, as well as a special compartment for toddlers.

Facts on the ÖBB Intercity

  • Maximum speed: 200 km/h
  • Number of seats: depends on the number of cars
  • Comfort categories: 1st class, 2nd class
  • On-board restaurant: No
  • Bicycle spaces: depends on the number of cars
  • Barrier-free: Yes

Tip

Our first-class service
When travelling in 1st class on an ÖBB Eurocity, we offer you a free newspaper, as well as cabin service. In 1st class on an ÖBB Intercity, you receive a free newspaper.