Eurail Austria-Switzerland Pass

Travel Bonuses for Eurail Austria-Switzerland Pass

Please be sure to note that any bonus that is free will use a travel day on your rail pass. Discounted bonuses will not require the use of a travel day, but do require a valid rail pass. And all bonuses are handled locally and are subject to change.

Travel Bonuses in Austria

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Cruises/Ferries (Lakes and Rivers)

  • 50% reduction on boats on Lake Constance (Bodensee) operated by BSB, SBS and ÖBB (from May to October)
  • 20% discount on sightseeing trips on the river Danube in Vienna and Wachau operated by DDSG Blue Danube
  • Various reductions on boat trips on the river Danube between Linz and Passau (Germany) or vice versa operated by Wurm & Köck

Buses

  • Free travel on buses from Graz - Klagenfurt operated by OBB Intercitybus. Seat reservations are required. Klagenfurt/Villach -Venezia Mestre & Venezia Tronchetto (included if your Pass is valid in both Austria and Italy; supplements are required)

Trains

  • Free airport transfer on the S-Bahn trains in Vienna. Offer is not valid on bus or CAT. This transfer requires use of one day of travel on the pass.
  • Travelers with a 1st class Eurail Pass enjoy free entry to the ÖBB lounges in Wien-Westbahnhof, Wien-Meidling, Linz Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, Innsbruck Hbf, Graz Hbf and Klagenfurt Hbf.

Hotels

  • 10% discount on Meininger hotels at the following locations: Vienna and Salzburg.
  • 10% discount on the daily rate at the A&O hotels and hostels in Vienna and Graz.

Travel Bonuses in Switzerland

Switzerland Boat

Cruises/Ferries (Lakes and Rivers)

  • Reduction on regular boat services on the lakes of Geneva, Luzern, Thun, Brienz, Zurich and Biel. These are seasonal services, so please consult timetables. www.bls.ch; www.cgn.ch; www.bielersee.ch; www.zsg.ch
  • Reduction on regular boat services on the river Aare between Biel and Solothurn. These are seasonal services, so please consult timetables.
  • Reduction on regular boat services on the river Rhine between Constance and Schaffhausen, operated by URh. These are seasonal services, so please consult timetables. www.urh.ch
  • 50% reduction on boats on Lake Constance (Bodensee) operated by BSB, SBS and ÖBB (from May to October).
  • Discounted fare on the Wilhelm Tell Express, the nostalgic boat crossing Luzern-Flüelen including lunch and welcome package, and connecting train ride to Locarno/Lugano:  (reservation compulsory)  

Cable Cars and Funiculars up to the montain peaks (discount of 25%-50%)

  • Reduction on the Titlis Rotair Cableway from Engleberg
  • Reduction on the Bürgenstock funicular
  • Reduction on the Stanserhorn funicular/cable railway
  • Reduction to the summit of Mount Pilatus (near Lucerne), by funicular from Alpnachstad, as well as by cable car from Kriens.
  • Discount on MGB cable cars between Gornergrat & Zermatt

Private Rail Roads (discount of 25%-50%)

  • Vitznau/Rigi Railways
  • The Jungfrau Region Railways
  • Glacier Express between Disentis & Zermatt
  • MGB trains between Andermatt and Göschenen
  • BLM Lauterbrunnen - Grütschalp - Mürren
  • BOB Berner Oberland - Bahnen
  • WAB Wengeralpbahn

Trains

  • Free travel on Centovalli railway to Domodossola (Italy)
  • Free access to the SBB lounge in Zurich HB for 1st class passholders. 

Buses

  • Free travel on Rhätische Bahn AG including travel from Tirano-Lugano.

Bonuses for all of Europe

European Trains