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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Hallstatt by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Attnang-Puchheim Rjx
  2. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt Re / ...

160€ - 277€

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Bus  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Salzburg
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg Mirabellplatz to Bad Ischl Bahnhof 150

38€ - 52€

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Train, bus  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Heerbrugg 13
  2. Take the train from Dornbirn to Salzburg Hbf Rjx / ...
  3. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof 150

117€ - 176€

Drive  •  5h 13m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Hallstatt 523.3 km

55€ - 85€

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  8h 50m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Salzburg (SZG) ZRH - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  3. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

94€ - 339€

Fly to Munich, train  •  7h 46m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

107€ - 409€

Fly to Vienna, train  •  8h 45m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Vienna (VIE) ZRH - VIE
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  3. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

83€ - 357€

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Hallstatt is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 9h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Hallstatt is to drive which costs SFr 60 - SFr 90 and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Hallstatt. However, there are services departing from Zürich and arriving at Hallstatt Lahn via Salzburg Mirabellplatz, Bad Ischl Bahnhof and Hallstatt Gosaumühle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Hallstatt. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Hallstatt via Attnang-Puchheim. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 23m.

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The distance between Zürich and Hallstatt is 384 km. The road distance is 523.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Hallstatt without a car is to train which takes 8h 23m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 300.

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It takes approximately 8h 23m to get from Zürich to Hallstatt, including transfers.

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Zürich to Hallstatt bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Zürich station.

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Zürich to Hallstatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Hallstatt is to train which takes 8h 23m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 9h 36m.

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  • Distance: 383.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 23m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Hallstatt, Austria?

You can take a train from Zürich to Hallstatt via Attnang-Puchheim in around 8h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Hallstatt via Salzburg, Salzburg Mirabellplatz, Bad Ischl Bahnhof, and Hallstatt Gosaumühle in around 9h 36m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Flights from Zurich to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 600€
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 450€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
410€ - 850€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
140€ - 270€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Heerbrugg
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Dornbirn to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
3€ - 5€
1st Class
4€ - 8€
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 22€
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
14€ - 22€
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 Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 22€
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
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 Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Transdev
Website
veolia-verkehr.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
veolia-verkehr.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Book at
eurolines.ch
Salzburg Verkehr Gmbh
Phone
0662 632900
Email
office@salzburg-verkehr.at
Website
salzburg-verkehr.at
Bus from Salzburg Mirabellplatz to Bad Ischl Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Schedules at
salzburg-verkehr.at
Bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Schedules at
salzburg-verkehr.at

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Zürich to Hallstatt bus services, operated by Salzburg Verkehr Gmbh, arrive at Bad Ischl Bahnhof station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Hallstatt is 523 km. It takes approximately 5h 13m to drive from Zürich to Hallstatt.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 2057+ hotels available in Hallstatt. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 20.

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