Edirne Villach Train (Optima Express)

Route, timetable, station and ticket details of train running between Edirne and Villach:

Edirne-Villach trains run only between April and November.

* Based on route data provided by EcoTransITWorld.

General Information

What kind of a train I’m going to travel with? Couchette wagons and auto carriers of Optima Tours

What options I have? 4-berth couchette cars – 6-berth couchettes – auto carriers – restaurant car

How long is the route? 1405 km

How long it takes? 31 hours

How can I buy the ticket? Optima Tours office, agencies, internet

When can I buy the ticket? Within same year


Train departs only on the dates announced.

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* As of 7/2017. Please click for company’s official timetable.

Main Stations

Villach – Edirne

* Please click station name for location, all trains calling and timetables, working hours and contact info of station.


Edirne-Villach couchette seat/berth : Starting from 149 €/person

Edirne-Villach car transport : Starting from 259€/person

* As of 7/2017. Pls check current fares from company’s official website.


Train departs from Austria, passes through Slovenia, Crotia, Serbia, Bulgaria and arrives Turkey (and returns back).

There are snacks and hot/cold drinks at restaurant car.

Turkey is GMT +3 and Austria is GMT +1 (No daylight time policy in Turkey).

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Cover photo by Optima Tours

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Train service between Edirne and Villach is an auto train running between April and November.

General information

Train is called Optima Express
Loco hauled overnight train
1405 km long
Lasts about 31 hrs
Crosses Slovenia, Crotia, Serbia, Bulgaria


Couchettes for 4 passengers – couchettes for 6 passengers – car transporter



Check company website for departure dates

* Turkey is GMT +3 and Austria is GMT +1.

Main Stations

Villach – Edirne

Fares (as of February 2017)

For passengers, starting from 149 €/passenger
For cars, starting from 259 €/car
Check company website for exact calculation

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