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There are 6 ways to get from Prague to Zell am See by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Linz Hbf 331 / ...
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell Am See Re / ...

34€ - 73€

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Bus, train  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Praha hl. n. to Salzburg P+R Süd Leo Express
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Sued to Zell Am See Re / ...

27€ - 36€

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Bus, train via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Salzburg, Salzburg South 861 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Sued to Zell Am See Re / ...

35€ - 45€

Drive  •  5h 24m

  1. Drive from Prague to Zell am See 457.6 km

45€ - 70€

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Salzburg (SZG) PRG - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell Am See

96€ - 829€

Fly to Munich, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Munich (MUC) PRG - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Woergl Hbf
  3. Take the train from Woergl Hbf to Zell Am See

158€ - 1106€

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The cheapest way to get from Prague to Zell am See is to bus and train which costs 700 Kč - 1 000 Kč and takes 8h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Prague to Zell am See is to drive which costs 1 200 Kč - 1 900 Kč and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Zell am See. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Zell Am See via Linz Hbf and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 48m.

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The distance between Prague and Zell am See is 330 km. The road distance is 457.6 km.

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The best way to get from Prague to Zell am See without a car is to train which takes 7h 48m and costs 900 Kč - 2 000 Kč.

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It takes approximately 7h 48m to get from Prague to Zell am See, including transfers.

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Prague to Zell am See train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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There is no direct flight from Prague Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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Prague 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 Prague to Zell am See is 458 km. It takes approximately 5h 24m to drive from Prague to Zell am See.

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  • Distance: 329.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 48m

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Zell am See, Austria?

You can take a train from Prague to Zell am See via Linz Hbf and Salzburg Hbf in around 7h 48m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 1300€
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 1600€
Flights from Prague to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 1300€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 1600€
Train operators
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 22€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
Business
17€ - 22€
1st Class
18€ - 22€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 23€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Sued to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Woergl Hbf to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Linz, Linz central station to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Flixtrain
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 14€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Linz, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 12€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
1st Class
7€ - 12€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from München Ost to Wörgl
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Woergl Hbf to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Woergl Hbf to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Woergl Hbf to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Prague, Praha hl. n. to Salzburg P+R Süd
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
LEO Express
Economy
11€ - 15€
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Prague Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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