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Railjet high-speed train

Railjet is one of the most modern and luxurious trains in Europe. It operates mainly in Austria, with international connections to Germany, Switzerland, Hungary and the Czech Republic. A journey on the Railjet train from Budapest to Vienna takes just 2.5 hours. Railjet trains travel at 230 kilometres per hour and offer maximum comfort. Enjoy ergonomic seats, free WiFi, a great selection of food, and a cinema corner to keep children entertained along the way.


Railjet routes

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Railjet trains run throughout Austria and international routes link major Austrian cities with Budapest (Hungary), Prague (Czech Republic), Munich (Germany) and Zurich (Switzerland). Travel by train from Budapest to Vienna in no more than 2.5 hours. Going further afield? Let Railjet transport you from Munich via Austria to the heart of the Hungarian capital, Budapest in only 7 hours.


Railjet trains operate on the following domestic and international routes:

  • Vienna - Budapest
  • Vienna - Prague
  • Vienna - Salzburg
  • Vienna - Innsbruck
  • Vienna - Graz
  • Vienna - Villach
  • Vienna - Venice
  • Salzburg - Budapest
  • Salzburg - Zurich
  • Salzburg - Munich
  • Innsbruck - Budapest
  • Graz - Prague
  • Munich - Budapest




Reservations on the Railjet high-speed trains are mostly optional. However, when travelling in or to Hungary, reservations are compulsory.

How to make reservations for Railjet trains

You can reserve your seat on the Railjet in the following ways:


Reservation fees:

  • 2nd class (Economy): €6
  • 1st class: €6
  • Upgrade to Business class: €15


Reservation fees for trains between Austria and Italy

Fees for Global Pass holders:

  • 2nd class: €10
  • 1st class: €15


Fees for Italy or Austria One Country Pass holders

  • 2nd class: €30
  • 1st class: €50


Facilities and services

  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Children's play area
  • Cinema
  • Disabled facilities
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Power sockets
  • Restaurant/bistro
  • Video screens
  • WiFi internet

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Facilities may differ per train and route. All Railjet services offer powers sockets at all seats for mobiles and laptops and free WiFi. There are no bike carriages on Railjet trains. Railjet offers special equipment and facilities to passengers with limited mobility.