The Nightjet is ÖBB’s night train service that takes passengers in and around Austria and to other popular destinations in Europe. From the main hubs in the country like Vienna, Linz and Villach, you can travel overnight to amazing destinations such as Berlin, Hamburg, Zurich, Florence and Rome.
Want to know more about travelling on ÖBB Nightjet trains? Read our guide to where these night trains can take you and find popular routes, sleeper cabin information and how to book your ÖBB Nightjet tickets.
The ÖBB Nightjet network covers more than just Austria. In conjunction with several train operating companies in Europe, called the Nightjet partners, the service stretches much further afield than you might think. That means you can travel by sleeper train in Europe to destinations in countries like Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia and the Czech Republic. Check out our Nightjet map below for inspiration.
One of the main benefits of the Nightjet is there’s a seat (or bed) to match all budgets. Passengers can choose to travel in a seat or in a sleeping berth (shared or individual) while they travel. It’s especially economical for travellers looking to save on paying for a night at a hotel, and, for those who’d like to avoid using up holiday time by travelling during the day.
The most comfortable travel option on any ÖBB Nightjet train. You can choose from a single, double or triple Compartment and each compartment is available in either standard or deluxe class – Standard compartments feature a single sink whereas deluxe compartments have their own bathroom with toilet, sink and shower.
Sleeper cabin services include -
You can choose from either a four (two beds on top of one another) or six (three beds on top of each other) berth couchette. These cabins are Ideal for travelling as a family, in groups or for those who’d like to travel comfortably without breaking the bank.
Each couchette comes with -
The cheapest option for travelling on ÖBB Nightjet trains. These carriages are always standard class and feature six seats in each compartment.
Seating carriages include -
We want to help make booking your ÖBB Nightjet tickets as easy as possible – just follow this simple step by step guide and you’ll be boarding a night train in no time.
Please note that Trainline may not currently sell all ÖBB Nightjet routes.
With Nightjet you can board a train at bedtime and wake up refreshed at your chosen destination. Take a look at some of the amazing places you take travel to on the night train below.
Please note that Vienna, Cologne, Verona and Zurich are the main Nightjet destinations, Trainline may not currently sell others.
Travelling onboard the ÖBB Nightjet is a great experience – no matter where you’re going. Before you set off, here are the answers to some questions you may have.
Yes, you must have a valid reservation to travel on ÖBB Nightjet trains. If you don’t have a valid ticket, you will have to buy it onboard and pay an additional fee.
Yes, women’s couchette compartments are available to book for females travelling alone.
Unfortunately, WiFi is not yet available on ÖBB Nightjet trains.
Pets can be taken on ÖBB Nightjet trains as long as they are carried in transport boxes, which will be considered as a piece of luggage.
If you’re travelling with a dog, you will have to book a whole compartment. There’s also an extra fee which can be paid on the train or at the ÖBB ticket booth pre-boarding. The fee is waived if you’re using an assistance dog.
Absolutely – you can normally buy tickets for the ÖBB Nightjet up to 180 days before the date of departure.
Yes, you will need to reserve a space for your bicycle before you travel. Reservations cost €3.50.