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

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Train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Mitte to Salzburg Hbf Wb
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See Rex

$58 - $92

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Bus, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Salzburg, Salzburg K485
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See Rex

$33 - $55

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Train via Wien Meidling  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Meidling to Salzburg
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See Rex

$59 - $94

Night train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Zell am See R

$50 - $85

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Zell am See 234.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  5 h 8 min

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

$104 - $349

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Zell am See is to bus and train which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Zell am See is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Zell am See. This train operates Thursday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Zell am See is 285 km. The road distance is 375.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Zell am See without a car is to train which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Vienna to Zell am See, including transfers.

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Vienna to Zell am See train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Mitte 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 375 km. It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to drive from Vienna to Zell am See.

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  • Distance: 178 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Vienna to Zell am See via Salzburg Hbf in around 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Train operators
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 Wien Mitte to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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
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Train from Wien Meidling to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Zell am See
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Mitte to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Vienna Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 2183+ hotels available in Zell am See. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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