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Distribusion Technologies Partners with WESTbahn, Expanding Market Offerings in DACH

6 June 2024

From left to right - Jorge Camal (ADO), Eduardo Cortes (DT), Alejandro Ugarte (DT), Yazmin Castillo (ADO), Barbara Sarti (Google)

The leading private rail operator in Austria is now live and available via Distribusion

BERLIN (06.06.2024)  - Distribusion Technologies, the global leader in ground transportation technology headquartered in Berlin, Germany is proud to announce our partnership with WESTbahn, Austria’s leading private rail operator and one of the oldest private providers of long-distance rail passenger services in Europe.

Our integration with WESTbahn is complete and the full inventory is now available via Distribusion's tools including our B2B API, Online Booking Engine, and Agency Counter.

Since starting operations in 2011, WESTbahn has grown to connect key cities in Germany and Austria including the popular routes of Vienna - Linz, Salzburg - Innsbruck, Salzburg - Munich and Vienna, Salzburg. Customers booking WESTbahn trains will travel on their signature blue-white-green double-decker fleet and enjoy leather seats and power outlets throughout the train, WIFI, four WESTcafés per train and three different comfort classes to choose from.   

WESTbahn is committed to climate protection, relying on environmentally friendly measures to promote sustainable mobility and the protection of our climate. Around half of the record eight million passengers transported in 2023 were KlimaTicket holders, demonstrating the reliability and flexibility WESTbahn offers its passengers. 

Distribusion’s industry leading tech tools, such as our fast, feature-rich API, will power WESTbahn’s connection to our partners and the global travel market. Retailers will have access to WESTbahn’s best fares, in full price parity with the WESTbahn website. We offer access to the complete WESTbahn network, including their newest connections to Bregenz and provide the full suite of ancillaries offered by the Austrian carrier, including pets, bikes, wheelchairs and more.

We are delighted to partner with Distribusion, a collaboration that allows us to enhance the travel experience by highlighting WESTbahn's core principles of "Excellence," "Ambition," and "Reliability." Through Distribusion's wide-reaching international network, a greater number of travelers can now enjoy the superior service quality that WESTbahn offers to its customers.” said Jakob Nutz, Business Development Manager B2B at WESTbahn.

“We are excited to partner with WESTbahn and provide their fantastic product to our partners.” said Romain Ventanas, Head of Rail Partnerships at Distribusion Technologies. “WESTbahn gives our partners an affordable, reliable and customer-focused rail carrier in the always popular tourist destination of Austria and expands our overall presence in the DACH region.”

About Distribusion Technologies

Distribusion Technologies sets the technological standard for ground transportation worldwide. Since developing the first global B2B booking API, Distribusion has positioned themselves as the industry leader, currently connecting/partnering with more than 1,000 ground transportation providers and/to more than 150 global online travel brands. Distribusion allows both carriers and retailers to access the market at scale, taking care of the online process from search to settlement. For more information, visit

About WESTbahn

Founded as part of the rail liberalization in the European Union as privately owned railway operator and first operating subsidiary of Rail Holding AG, WESTbahn has been operating since December between Vienna and Salzbourg (since 2011), Munich (since 2022), Innsbruck (since 2022) and Bregenz (since December 2023) making it one of the oldest private providers of long-distance rail passenger services in Europe. With its ambition WESTbahn aims to live up high quality standards to offer travelers excellent quality rail transport on their journey.

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