Zillertal Railway

The nostalgic narrow gauge railway takes you from Jenbach through the Zillertal valley to Mayrhofen.

Steam raises from the cylinders and you can hear a locomotive chuffing - it is the steam train of the Zillertal Railway running for 32 km into the Zillertal, one of the loveliest valleys of Tyrol, with about 35 kmph. "The way is the goal", that's the motto! This railway dates back to a time when train journeys were an exciting event. However, still today a journey with this train is a special event.

Already in 1868 first plans to replace the road in the valley were made, but these ideas have been put in action only at the end of the 19th century. In 1902 the railway commenced operations and today it is one of the most famous narrow gauge railways of its kind. Take your seats please!

When doing a journey with the steam train of the Zillertal Railway, adults recall their childhood, and children simply enjoy the unique experience. Today this narrow gauge railway with a track gauge of 760 mm is not only a tourist attraction, but also serves for short-distance travel as well as for the transportation of wood. By the way: in summer months you can be a hobby engine driver in certain periods! And if you want to celebrate your birthday on the train, we recommend you the Crystal Wagon with 62,000 cut Swarovski crystals on windows, ceiling panels, lamps and the bar.

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one-way between Jenbach-Mayrhofen or Mayrhofen-Jenbach:
€ 14.00 - 17.00 adults, young people (16-18 years)
€ 13.00 - 15.40 groups (per person, min. 10 adults)
€ 7.00 - 8.50 children and young people (6-15 years)

round trip between Jenbach-Mayrhofen or vice versa:
€ 23.00 - 25.00 adults, young people (16-18 years)
€ 19.00 - 21.00 groups (per person, min. 10 adults)
€ 16.50 - 17.50 children and young people (6-15 years)

the from-to fares depend from the number of stops

More information

start from Jenbach always at 10.42 am (arrival: 12.14 noon time)
return from Mayrhofen always at 2.33 pm (arrival: 4 pm)

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