You can be sure that the ArlbergLine is one of the most spectacular railway lines in Austria. Since 1884 this railway connects Tyrol with Vorarlberg. Before these days Vorarlberg could only be reached via Bavarian territory. Numerous bridges, viaducts and tunnels mark this wildromantic railway line. The spectacularly line stretches from the Tyrolian town of Landeck, via Langen am Arlberg (1217m / 3993 feet a.s.) to Bludenz in Vorarlberg. With a maximum gradient of 3,1% (3,1m/100m) the Arlberg line is one of the steepest railway lines on which there is a regular passenger- and goods traffic.
Specially imposing buildings are the „Trisanna-Bridge“ in Tyrol near castle Wiesberg, which eccentrics with a length of 211 m (692 feet) and a height of 87 m (286 feet) the Paznaunvalley and the „Arlbergtunnel“ with a length of 10250 m (6,4 miles).
- From Bludenz to Innsbruck via Landeck
- Trains are running daily all-year and offer 1st and 2nd-class coaches as well as dining cars.
- Seat reservation for groups is recommended.
- Eurailtickets accepted (no supplement required)
- Eurail Passes and Eurailtickets accepted (please make sure that your Pass or ticket covers the entire section)
- Departures every 2 hours
- Travel time:
Innsbruck – Bludenz approximately 2 hours