Central Europe Triangle Pass

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


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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 is the best rail pass to discover Vienna, Prague, Salzburg and Budapest.

It is important to know that the rail pass is valid for 3 one way journeys on the two routes below:

  • Vienna - Budapest - Prague
  • Vienna - Salzburg - Prague

You can start your journey from any of the cities on the routes, and you can also travel in any direction you want. This means that you can start your journey in Budapest and travel to Vienna before heading to Prague. You are, of course free, to choose another itinerary.

You can have 3 one way journeys during a 1 month period.The Central Europe Triangle Pass is therefore a great way to spend quality time in three beautiful central European countries, namely the Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary.

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

Taking local and regional trains allows you to explore at will. Simply board with your rail pass and choose any open seat. Reservations are required on most high speed, overnight, scenic, and international trains. We recommend always checking your desired journey 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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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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