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1. Re: Westbahn English site

Tickets for WESTBAHN trains can only be bought on the train, on their website and in quite a few "Trafik" stores (stores elling tobacco and newspapers). Prices are firm and hence do not fluctuate. So buy on the train! The fact that WESTBAHN currently does not feature an English version of their website is a nuisance and unprofessional in my opinion. But they had one before and they recently changed the design of the website what seems to be reason for that.

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3. Re: Westbahn English site

Ther used to be an English version available but it seems it has vanished when they re-designed their website. Probably coming up.

Buying tickets in advance isn't necessary for Westbahn, you just buy the tickets from the conductor on the train.

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4. Re: Westbahn English site

Then how can I check the train schedule?

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5. Re: Westbahn English site

Between what places do you intend to travel?

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6. Re: Westbahn English site

Thinking from Vienna > Salzburg

Actually, my initial plan is Budapest > Vienna > Bratislava > Vienna > Hallstatt > Salzburg (Berchtesgaden) > Vienna (Krems, Stift Melk). And I'm trying to work out the route that is smoother. Any comments?

Should I take obb from VIenna to Krems / Stift Meik and get the ticket upon departure?

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7. Re: Westbahn English site

Just for your info: WESTBAHN only runs between Vienna and Salzburg, they stop at places in between such as St. Pölten, Amstetten, Linz, Wels, Attnang-Puchheim

Access the main site of WESTBAHN and type in:

VON (means FROM): Wien Westbahnhof

NACH (means TO): Attnang-Puchheim (closest train station to Hallstatt on the Vienna-Salzburg line)

then choose a date and select VERBINDUNG SUCHEN

You can also use the website of ÖBB as WESTBAHN trains are also displayed there. For all other routes in Austria you can only use ÖBB.

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8. Re: Westbahn English site

That's very useful information. Thanks a lots!

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9. Re: Westbahn English site

We are planning to travel from Vienna to Salzburg on 13 Aug and from there go to Prague and back to Vienna. Would u recommend using Westbshn upto Salzburg and then a euro rail or we use euro rail all through. What are the rail charges from Vienna to Salzburg by Westbshn.

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10. Re: Westbahn English site

There is no such operator as 'euro rail'! From Salzburg you can get a train/bus combination from www.westbus.at/en - €29 (Westbahn train to Linz, then bus to Prague). From Prague to Vienna there are various options - from €19 by train www.cd.cz/eshop or €19 by the quickest option (bus) www.westbus.at/en or €18 on the most luxurious option www.studentagency.eu which takes longer but goes through nicer scenery and you get wi-fi, movies, etc studentagency.cz/jizdenky/videa/index.html

It is up to whatever your personal preferences are.