People often finish a river cruise at Passau, and want to take the train from Passau to Vienna, Prague, Salzburg or some other city.  This page explains how to buy train tickets from Passau to other European cities at the cheapest prices, buying online direct from the operators, usually with print-at-home tickets.  Click here to buy tickets starting in another city.

I want to go from Passau to...

     

Vienna

 

Salzburg

 

Prague

 

Cesky Krumlov

 

Budapest

 

Bratislava

 

Paris

 

Brussels, Amsterdam

 

Germany

 

Switzerland

 

Italy

 

London

Post-river cruise tours by train:  If you're finishing a river cruise at Passau and want to add a tour from Passau to Prague & Berlin by train, rail specialists Railbookers offer post-cruise packages, see www.railbookers.com/vacation/prague-and-berlin-from-passau for US & Canadian travellers or www.railbookers.com.au/holiday/prague-and-berlin-from-passau for Australian, NZ & Asian travellers.  European travellers call www.railbookers.co.uk.  Railbookers also offer a post-cruise tour from Passau to Munich & Frankfurt.

Before you buy your tickets...

Take a moment to read these important tips for buying European train tickets.  It answers all the usual questions, "Do I need to book in advance or can I just buy at the station?", "Can I stop off?", "Are there Senior fares?" and that old favourite, "Should I buy an $800 railpass or just buy a €35 point-to-point ticket online?".  And most important, click here to understand how far ahead you can buy train tickets.

European train travel FAQ...

An introduction to European train travel

 

Senior fares (over 60)

 

Guide to Eurail passes (overseas visitors)

Important tips for buying European train tickets

Youth fares (under 26)

 

Guide to Interrail passes (for Europeans)

How to check European train times

Child fares & child age limits

 

Couchettes & sleepers on night trains

Do I need to book in advance?

Luggage on European trains

 

Train seat numbering plans

How far ahead can I book?

Luggage storage at stations

 

Wheelchairs & special needs

Can I stop off on the way?

Taking a bike by train

 

Real-time service updates

Should I travel 1st or 2nd class?

Taking a car by train

 

Hotels & accommodation

How long to allow for connections?

Taking dogs & pets by train

 

Changing stations in Paris by metro or taxi

How early to arrive at the station?

Maps of the European rail network

 

What to do when things go wrong...


Passau to Vienna or Bratislava...

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Passau to Salzburg...

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Passau to Prague...

Option 1, Passau to Prague through Austria, via Linz

Option 2, Passau to Prague through Germany, via Regensburg

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Passau to Cesky Krumlov...

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Passau to Budapest...

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Passau to Munich, Berlin or anywhere in Germany...

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Passau to Brussels & Amsterdam...

Option 1, by daytime trains in a single day: 

Option 2, using the Passau to Cologne/Dusseldorf/Brussels/Amsterdam sleeper train.  The time-effective option...

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Passau to Paris...

Option 1, Passau to Paris in a single day: 

Option 2, Passau to Paris using the Linz-Paris sleeper train on Mondays, Thursdays & Saturdays.

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Passau to London...

Option 1, by daytime trains in a single day: 

Option 2, Passau to London using the Passau to Brussels sleeper train on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays - the time-effective option...

Option 3, Passau to London using the Linz-Paris sleeper train on Mondays, Thursdays & Saturdays - another time-effective option...

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Passau to Switzerland..

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Passau to Italy..

Option 1, Passau to Venice using the Linz-Venice sleeper...

Other options...

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