There are 4 ways to get from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Hallein to Zell am See Rex

$16 - $25

Cheapest option

Drive via Saalfelden  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Berchtesgaden to Saalfelden 41.2 miles

$14 - $21

2 alternative options

Train via Freilassing  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Berchtesgaden Hbf to Freilassing Blb
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See Rex

$38 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See 49.2 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See is to drive which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See is to drive which costs 11€ - 18€ and takes 1 h 4 min.

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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 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Berchtesgaden and Zell am See is 37 km. The road distance is 78.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See without a car is to train which takes 3 h 38 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See, including transfers.

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Berchtesgaden to Zell am See train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berchtesgaden Hbf station.

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Berchtesgaden to Zell am See train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Zell am See station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berchtesgaden to Zell am See is 79 km. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Berchtesgaden to Zell am See.

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  • Distance: 23.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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 1 h 20 min.

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Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

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.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Hallein to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berchtesgaden Hbf to Freilassing
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
bahn.de

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