Final Destination: Frankfurt (Main)
All trains also call at: Munchen, Augsburg, Ulm and Stuttgart
4 x EC trains per day
Book early and save: Yes
Online bookings usually open: 6 months ahead of the travel date
It can be particularly worthwhile comparing prices on the national ticket agents for this journey - when the cheapest tickets have sold out on the DB (German railways website), they can still be available on the OBB (Austrian railways wesite) and vice versa.
How To Buy Tickets and Reservations on with DB – follow this GUIDE
How to buy tickets on OBB – follow this GUIDE
When making an online booking, check that you’re looking at booking info for the direct trains.
In this direction when travelling to Germany from Austria it is usually cheaper to target these direct trains, rather than the alternative journey options that involve a change of train.
On the DB booking site look for journeys that have:
Trains departing at different times can be cheaper than others leaving on the same day- so you may need to look through the day's departures to find the cheapest fare.
Use the earlier/later buttons to search for the cheapest ticket prices.
Reservations are highly recommended for this journey, If you book a First Class ticket on DB your seat(s) will be assigned, but OBB will charge a reservation fee for First class tickets because they are typically optional when travelling by this train.
You will therefore have to pay to add a reservation when booking second class tickets, no matter which ticket agent you use
|Ticket Provider||Approximate Cost|
|Happy rail||from €29|
The train will reverse direction on departure from Munchen Hbf AND Stuttgart Hbf.
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