From Vienna to Venice – Is the Night Train an Alternative to Flying?

What’s it like to sleep on a night train? How much does it cost? What is the service like? And where can you shower? DW’s Lukas Stege tries it out on route from Vienna to Venice.
The 11-hour train ride seems to be at a disadvantage in comparison to the 1 hour and 15-minute plane ride. Nevertheless, more and more night train routes are being operated all over Europe.
Would you take a night train?

Report: Lukas Stege, Andreas Kirchhoff
Camera: Holm Weber, Lukas Stege
Editing: Nora Rehn
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