The only direct train from the Austrian capital to Florence/Firenze is the Nightjet service, but it is usually scheduled to arrive in Tuscany before 06:30.
To travel by day involves taking the early morning train from Vienna/Wien to Venice, with a connection at Venezia Mestre station.
The train is usually scheduled to depart Wien Hbf at 19:18 and arrive in Firenze S.M. Novella station at 06:18 - note the early arrival!
Final Destination: Roma
The train also calls at: Wien-Meidling, St Polten and Bologna Centrale (arrives at 05:19)
1 x train per night
Book early and save: Yes
Online bookings open: 6 months ahead of the travel date
The train conveys:
- Compartment Seats (Sitzwagen)
- Couchettes (Liegewagen); 4 berths AND 6 berths
- Standard sleeping cars (Schlafwagen) with 3 bed, 2 bed and 1 cabins
- Deluxe sleeping cars with showers (Schlafwagen) with 3 bed, 2 bed and 1 cabins
The first price you will see on the OBB ticketing site will be for the compartment seats.
Click the train detail below for more info including the rail pass reservation fees:
Rail pass users must reserve before boarding these trains, but these reservations cannot be booked online.
You can now book rail pass reservations without paying booking fees on the OBB website (OBB operates these trains).
Though the process for doing so isn't particularly obvious, hence this step-by-step guide.
OR reservations can be arranged and paid for at the ÖBB Reisebüro desk in Wien Hbf - (ideally do this when you first arrive at Wien Hbf on the preceding train on your itinerary) or by calling OBB Customer Service (+43 5 1717).
Making the rail pass reservation online a minimum of a couple of weeks ahead of the travel date, is particularly recommended if you will be traveling between June and September.
If you wait until arriving in Wien/Vienna to reserve, your first choice of accommodation may have sold out.
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