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There are 8 ways to get from Switzerland to Hallstatt by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Salzburg

$173 - $220

Cheapest option

Fly from Geneva, train  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC) GVA - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$96 - $248

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Train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim Wb / ...
  3. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt R / ...

$102 - $185

Bus, train  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB 2-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim Wb / ...
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt R / ...

$159 - $247

Night train, train  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Attnang-Puchheim Nj
  2. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt R / ...

$120 - $214

Drive  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Hallstatt 327.2 miles

$65 - $100

Fly from Zurich, train  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$158 - $423

Fly from Basel, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$125 - $347

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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Hallstatt is to drive which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Hallstatt is to drive which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Hallstatt. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Hallstatt via Zürich HB, Salzburg Hbf and Attnang-Puchheim. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 36 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Hallstatt is 418 km. The road distance is 523.5 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Hallstatt without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 39 min and costs SFr 170 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 9 h 39 min to get from Switzerland to Hallstatt, including transfers.

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Switzerland to Hallstatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Hallstatt is to bus which takes 9 h 39 min and costs SFr 170 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 190 and takes 9 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Switzerland to Hallstatt train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Hallstatt station.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Hallstatt.
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  • Distance: 261.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 39 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and Hallstatt, Austria?

Eurolines CH operates a bus from Zürich to Hallstatt 3 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Hallstatt via Zürich HB, Salzburg Hbf, and Attnang-Puchheim in around 9 h 36 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
flixtrain.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Hallstatt is 523 km. It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to drive from Switzerland to Hallstatt.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 1784+ hotels available in Hallstatt. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 18 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 20.

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