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There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Zell am See by train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zell Am See Rjx

70€ - 95€

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Train via Salzburg  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rjx / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell Am See Re / ...

25€ - 94€

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Train via Salzburg #2  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf 902 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell Am See Re / ...

43€ - 52€

Drive  •  3h 56m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Zell am See 373.9 km

35€ - 55€

Fly, train  •  5h 24m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Innsbruck (INN) VIE - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Woergl Hbf
  3. Take the train from Woergl Hbf to Zell Am See

118€ - 667€

Vienna → Zell am See
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Zell am See is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Vienna to Zell am See is to drive. Taking this option will cost 35€ - 55€ and takes 3h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Zell Am See. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between Vienna and Zell am See is 285 km. The road distance is 373.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Zell am See without a car is to train which takes 4h 23m and costs 70€ - 95€.

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The train from Wien Hbf to Zell Am See takes 4h 23m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Vienna to Zell am See train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Innsbruck Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Vienna 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 Vienna to Zell am See is 374 km. It takes approximately 3h 56m to drive from Vienna to Zell am See.

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  • Distance: 284.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Zell am See, Austria?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Wien Hbf to Zell Am See twice a week. Tickets cost 70€ - 95€ and the journey takes 4h 23m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Train operators
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 Wien Hbf to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Woergl Hbf to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 28€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
18€ - 28€
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 Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
Railjet
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 29€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Woergl Hbf to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Woergl Hbf to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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