Bergbahnhof Hochschneeberg: Der höchstgelegene Bahnhof Österreich
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2734 Puchberg am Schneeberg
Bahnhofplatz 1

+43 2742 360 990-1000
+43 2636 32 62


Pushchair Accessible Dogs Allowed Wheelchair Accessible Bistro / Restaurant E-Bike charging station E-car charging station Free entry with the NOE-card Groups Accepted with NÖ Card Children's program Public connection

Ride Simply and Relaxed to the Highest Mountain in Lower Austria!

Proudly standing nearly 80km south of Vienna, the impressive massif of Schneeberg can even be seen from the capital on clear days. Since 1897, the Schneeberg Railway has been comfortably transporting guests to the highest mountain in Lower Austria. During the journey with the Salamander trains (~40 min.) or the nostalgic steam train (~90 min.), guests enjoy breathtaking nature, which changes with every meter of altitude. This top excursion destination operates from May to mid-December: Look forward to a unique mountain and railway experience characterized by nature, enjoyment, and history on the highest mountain in Lower Austria. The bus connection from Neunkirchen and the hourly train connection from Wiener Neustadt enable convenient and environmentally friendly travel.

Tip: Save up to €23 with the Schneeberg-Rax Combi Ticket

With the Schneeberg-Rax Combi Ticket, you can experience the two highest mountains in the Vienna Alps with just one ticket and save significantly: Up to €23 per person. Your Schneeberg-Rax Combi Tickets are also valid for 2 years. Details at

New: Alpine Sunrise on the Highest Mountain in Lower Austria

Ride up to the Schneeberg before dawn and enjoy the breathtaking sunrise – nature and silence at 1,800m with a unique view of the Vienna Basin. A delicious mountain breakfast is included. Details at

Expansive Hiking Area with Unique Views

With more than 80km of hiking trails and alpine routes, Puchberg is one of the most beautiful hiking areas in Lower Austria. The magnificent panoramic view extends to Lake Neusiedl, offering an escape from everyday life. Details at

Free Audio Guide with Exciting Information about the Schneeberg Railway

With our free audio guide, which focuses on the Schneeberg Railway and the highest mountain in Lower Austria, your excursion becomes a particularly exciting and informative experience. Details at

The Empress Elisabeth Memorial Church, the Art Nouveau Jewel on Schneeberg

At the highest mountain in Lower Austria, at an altitude of 1796 meters, the Elisabeth Church is located near the mountain station of the Schneeberg Railway and the Hochschneeberg mountain inn. From the viewing platform, you have a view of the valley and the beautiful surrounding mountains.

The Famous Schneeberg Buchteln at Baumgartner Station

We highly recommend trying the famous Schneeberg Buchteln with various fillings (apricot and plum jam) at Baumgartner Station at an altitude of 1,400 meters. More information at

The Nostalgic Steam Train: Traveling as in Imperial Times

Even more railway experience awaits you on the nostalgic steam train: In a 90-minute journey, the now 125-year-old steam locomotive climbs the highest mountain in Lower Austria. You can find the timetable and further details about the steam train at

  •  Catering: Hengsthütte, Baumgartner stop, Damböckhaus and Fischerhütte, Berghaus Hochschneeberg.
  • Circular hiking trail around the Waxriegel
  • Souvenir shop at Puchberg station and in the mountain station
  • Wheelchair and pushchair accessible more information on accessibility
  • Mountain railway station enables visitors to board and disembark comfortably regardless of weather conditions
  • Individually designed programmes for tour groups and school classes

The current opening and operating times of the Schneebergbahn can be viewed online at Our information centre will be happy to advise you by phone or email if you have any further questions.

You can view the current Schneebergbahn fares online at Our information centre will be happy to advise you by phone or email if you have any further questions about the respective ticket types or conditions.


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