Split on the Croatian coast, photo: Spencer Davis

New seasonal EuroNight train from Austria to Croatia starts in June

ÖBB and Slovak Railways (ZSSK) are launching a new seasonal EuroNight train connection from Vienna and Graz to Split in Croatia on June 18, 2021.  The new night train is scheduled to run twice a week on the Bratislava – Vienna – Graz – Split route from mid-June to mid-September.

This summer, passengers will be able to travel from Austria to the Croatian coast overnight with a new jointly operated night train service. They also have the possibility to bring their car or motorcycle from Vienna to Split and from Bratislava to Split and back.

EuroNight trains are a different brand then the NightJet trains that ÖBB offers. EuroNight are additional night trains throughout Europe in cooperation with partner railways, in this case Slovak Railways. The coaches and services on these EuroNight trains are operated by the partner railway. ÖBB further operates EuroNight connections together with Croatian Railways HZ, Czech Railways CD, Hungarian Railways MAV and Polish Railways PKP.

Timetable details

Tickets for the night train between Austria and Croatia are currently available from 29.90 euros in a seated car and from 69.90 euros per person and direction in a comfortable sleeping car. The timetable will be as followed:

  • EN1253: Bratislava 15.51 – Vienna 18.01 – Graz 21.01 – Split 9.50
    (nights Tuesday / Wednesday and Friday / Saturday, runs from 18.6. To 10.9.)
  • EN1252: Split 16.48 – Graz 5.29 – Vienna 8.58 – Bratislava 10.49
    (nights Wednesday / Thursday and Saturday / Sunday, runs from 19.6. To 11.9.)

Night train to Croatia

Czech private operator RegioJet will also operate its night trains from Czech Republic to Croatia this summer season. RegioJet started last year with a seasonal night train to the popular holiday destination. The first train should depart on May 28 and will operate on the new route Prague – Brno – Bratislava – Budapest – Zagreb – Rijeka / Split.

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Author: Esther Geerts

Editor of RailTech.com

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