There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Bad Gastein by train, car or plane

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Train via Schwarzach-St.Veit  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schwarzach-St.Veit Ec / ...

$82 - $132

4 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bad Gastein En

$80 - $140

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Bad Gastein 339.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 37 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 Bad Gastein

$146 - $407

Fly to Ljubljana, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Ljubljana (LJU) ZRH - LJU
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bad Gastein

$159 - $374

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Bad Gastein is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Bad Gastein is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Bad Gastein is 347 km. The road distance is 542.9 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Zürich to Bad Gastein, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Bad Gastein. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Bad Gastein is 543 km. It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to drive from Zürich to Bad Gastein.

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Zürich to Bad Gastein train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Graz station.

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  • Distance: 217 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Bad Gastein, Austria?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Bad Gastein 4 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 6 h 6 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
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 Schwarzach-St.Veit
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bad Gastein
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
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 Bad Gastein
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Villach Hbf to Bad Gastein
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com

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