View from the train onto a green meadow near Bad Mitterndorf, Grimming

ÖBB Österreichcard

For anybody who travels frequently.

Be it from home to work or from Vienna to Lake Constance: with the ÖBB Österreichcard, you can travel anywhere throughout Austria for an entire year. Simple climb aboard the next train and head off - to wherever and as often as you want, without ever needing a separate ticket.

Main services

  • Use of all trains as well as all ÖBB Intercity busses within Austria.
  • Many private railways included: With the Österreichcard you can also travel on selected private railways in Austria.
  • Graz-Köflacher Eisenbahn
  • Montafonerbahn
  • Raab-Oedenburg-Ebenfurter Eisenbahn (austrian lines)
  • Salzburger Lokalbahn
  • Pinzgauer Lokalbahn
  • Steiermärkische Landesbahnen
  • Stern & Hafferl
  • Stubaitalbahn
  • Wiener Lokalbahnen
  • Zillertalbahn
  • Mariazellerbahn
  • Citybahn Waidhofen

Perquisites

  • Free seat reservation - Enjoy the comfort of your favourite seat.
  • Whenever empty seats are available in first class, get an upgrade at half price (at the ÖBB ticket machine or on board).
  • The free class-change to and the free seat reservation for business class for holders of an Österreichcard Classic 1st class and Österreichcard family 1st class.
  • You can also travel abroad for less: With Railplus, you receive a 15% discount on cross-border rail travel within Europe until 09.12.2023.

Additional services

  • Benefit from the comfort of the seven ÖBB lounges with your First Class Österreichcard. Moreover, get access to the partner lounges of the Railteam alliance with your First Class Österreichcard in combination with a valid international long-distance ticket.
  • Use your Österreichcard to benefit from booking discounts at the ÖBB travel agencies and special conditions at ÖBB Rail Tours.
  • Low cost travel to Vienna International Airport: A 2nd Class Österreichcard gives you 50% discount on tickets for the City Airport Train (CAT), and a 1st Class Österreichcard allows you to use the CAT at no additional cost. The Vienna Airport Lines will also get you to Vienna Airport at a low price.
  • Our partner nextbike operates bicycle hire points at 59 ÖBB train stations in Lower Austria and Burgenland. Get the first hour of every bike tour for free with your Österreichcard.
  • Pay for your card at once or in monthly instalments - it’s your choice.
  • Travel on Nightjet trains (NJ) in a seating carriage for free within Austria. A couchette or sleeper cabin can be reserved for an additional charge. When booking international journeys with Nightjet trains, take advantage of discounted fares with your Österreichcard.
  • Car-sharing at the train station*: With ÖBB Rail&Drive, we offer you low-cost connecting mobility at many Austrian railway stations. If you have a valid ÖBB Österreichcard and register with ÖBB Rail&Drive for the first time, you will receive the registration fee of € 19.90 for free. Further information and registration options can be found on the homepage of ÖBB Rail&Drive.

* These benefits are non-binding extra-contractual benefits to the Österreichcard and are valid until further notice.

Acceptance of the Österreichcard by private railways

The ÖBB Österreichcard can also be used on most private railways in Austria. The following map offers an overview of the routes of the private railways which accept your ÖBB Österreichcard.

Acceptance of the Österreichcard by private railways. Long distance- and private railway-routes are highlighted.