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

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Train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Bad Gastein Ec / ...

$97 - $158

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Bus, train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Salzburg
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Bad Gastein Ec / ...

$54 - $70

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Night train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the night 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, train  •  7 h 41 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

$155 - $407

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Bad Gastein is to bus and train which costs SFr 50 - SFr 70 and takes 9 h 15 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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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Bad Gastein. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 15 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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The best way to get from Zürich to Bad Gastein without a car is to train which takes 7 h 50 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Zürich to Bad Gastein, including transfers.

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

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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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Zürich to Bad Gastein train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Bad Gastein station.

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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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  • Distance: 217 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Bad Gastein via Salzburg Hbf in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Bad Gastein
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
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 Bad Gastein
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.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.

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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 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch

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

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There are 958+ hotels available in Bad Gastein. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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