There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Zell am See by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 25m

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

70€ - 95€

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Train via Salzburg  •  5h 15m

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

25€ - 94€

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Train via Salzburg #2  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf 996 / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell Am See Re / ...

34€ - 52€

Bus, train  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Salzburg, Salzburg South 1929 / ...
  2. Take the train from Golling-Abtenau to Zell Am See Re / ...

34€ - 44€

Drive  •  3h 58m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Zell am See 376.3 km

40€ - 60€

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  4h 43m

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

85€ - 298€

Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  5h 38m

  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

113€ - 427€

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Zell am See is to bus and train which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Zell am See is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Zell Am See. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 25m.

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The distance between Vienna and Zell am See is 285 km. The road distance is 376.3 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 25m and costs 70€ - 95€.

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The train from Wien Hbf to Zell Am See takes 4h 25m including transfers and departs once daily.

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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 Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 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 376 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Vienna to Zell am See.

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  • Distance: 284.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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 once daily. Tickets cost 70€ - 95€ and the journey takes 4h 25m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 480€
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 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 95€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Golling-Abtenau to Zell Am See
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 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 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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€
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Flixtrain
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
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 Innsbruck Hbf to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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)
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
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 2432+ hotels available in Zell am See. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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