There are 4 ways to get from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See by car, bus or train
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Drive, line 260 bus • 1h 16m
Train • 1h 37m
$16 - $25
2 alternative options
Train via Freilassing • 3h 38m
$38 - $59
Drive • 1h 6m
$9 - $14
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See is to drive which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 1h 6m.
The quickest way to get from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See is to drive which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 1h 6m.
No, there is no direct train from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See. However, there are services departing from Berchtesgaden Hbf and arriving at Zell am See via Freilassing and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 38m.
The distance between Berchtesgaden and Zell am See is 37 km. The road distance is 78.7 km.
The best way to get from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See without a car is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs 30€ - 55€.
It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See, including transfers.
Berchtesgaden to Zell am See train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berchtesgaden Hbf station.
Berchtesgaden to Zell am See train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zell am See station.
Yes, the driving distance between Berchtesgaden to Zell am See is 79 km. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See.
There are 2224+ hotels available in Zell am See. Prices start at $82 USD per night.
What companies run services between Berchtesgaden, Germany and Zell am See, Austria?
Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See every 2 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $23 and the journey takes 1h 20m.
The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.
Train from Hallein to Zell am See
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 20m
- Every 2 hours
- Estimated price
- $14 - $23
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Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See
Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.
Train from Berchtesgaden Hbf to Freilassing
- Ave. Duration
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $15 - $22
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