"Buying a train ticket on board the train" Austria Transportation Tip by IanHB

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Beware! Train conductors can and do sell tickets on board - BUT - if you get on at a station which has a staffed ticket office, you may face a heavy surcharge (50 euros) for not buying the ticket at the station. At unstaffed stations, mainly on rural lines, there is no problem buying a ticket on board, and it is normal price. So buy at the station or on line if you can. The OBB have a very good on line ticket and timetable information system.

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  • Written Sep 11, 2011
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