Central Europe Triangle Pass

  • Destinations : Vienna, Prague, Salzburg and Budapest.
  • Children under 4 travel for free.

WHO

WHAT


Overview

Experience 3 of the most popular cities in central Europe as you enjoy 3 one-way trips, with 2 itineraries to choose from.

The Central Europe Triangle Pass offers 3 one-way rail trips in 2nd class between the most popular cities in central Europe. Choose one-way rail travel to Vienna/Budapest/ Prague OR Vienna/Prague/Salzburg. Once you select your cities, you’re free to start in the city of your choice and travel in any direction. You have one month to complete your rail travel, setting your own pace, schedule and itinerary.

You’ll have maximum flexibility and options, while exploring three of your new, favorite places. With either route you choose, Vienna is on the list, no doubt in part due to its 100 museums. Many visitors choose to go from Vienna to Prague, ever more famous for its cosmopolitan attitude and high-flying nightlife. Vienna to Budapest offers different delights, like the chance to recuperate from ‘whatever’ in a city famous for its health and thermal spas. And Salzburg ? A perennial classic beauty, even without Mozart. The point is, you decide.

This pass is everything travel should be : dream-inducing, fulfilling, and all about you. It relieves you from waiting in long lines at local transit hubs, from trying to navigate the language, or fumbling for currency when you would least want to. The Central Europe Triangle Pass. Come on, isn’t it time you wandered instead of wondered ?


Winter view of Salzburg.

How does it work?

Rail Passes in 3 steps

1. Pick the right rail pass

Pick the right rail pass

Rail passes are available in 1, 2, 3 or 4 country combinations for extensive travel on the national rail networks. Going for an extended trip? Try the Eurail Global Pass offering rail travel in 28 different countries.
Once you've selected your pass, its price will depend on the class of service, First or Second, selected and the number of rail travel days.

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2. Reserve your seats

Reserve your seats

Traveling on local and regional trains provides you with an opportunity to freely explore. It’s easy to get on a train with your rail pass and find an open seat to enjoy the journey in. Seat reservations are required on many high speed, overnight, scenic, and international trains. It’s always a good idea to research the journey you are interested in and check for any specific seat reservation requirements.

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3. Activate and travel

Activate and travel

Your rail pass requires that you activate it by getting it stamped at the ticket window at the departure station on the day of your first train journey. Once activated, you are all set and ready to explore.

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Rail pass benefits

More than just trains

And the Central Europe Triangle Pass is packed with bonuses to make your trip even more enjoyable. You'll get discounts on buses and trains or hotels or cruises or ferries or museums or activities, and more.
With the Central Europe Triangle Pass, the benefits like the connections it provides - are everywhere. Whether you are an adventurous traveler or avid planner, the Central Europe Triangle Pass is your pass to freedom and an unforgettable journey of discovery.


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