There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Hallstatt by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim Wb / ...
  3. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt R / ...

$100 - $178

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Bus, train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Salzburg
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim Wb / ...
  3. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt R / ...

$56 - $88

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Night train, train  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Attnang-Puchheim Nj
  2. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt R / ...

$120 - $199

Drive  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Hallstatt 327.2 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Zurich to Salzburg, train  •  8 h 36 min

  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

$129 - $371

Fly Zurich to Munich, train  •  8 h 20 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 Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$152 - $424

Fly Zurich to Graz, train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Graz (GRZ) ZRH - GRZ
  2. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Stainach-Irdning
  3. Take the train from Stainach-Irdning to Hallstatt

$145 - $421

Train to Basel, fly to Munich, train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  5. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$161 - $409

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Hallstatt is to bus and train which costs SFr 50 - SFr 85 and takes 9 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Hallstatt is to drive which costs SFr 65 - SFr 95 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Hallstatt. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Hallstatt via Salzburg Hbf and Attnang-Puchheim. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Hallstatt is 384 km. The road distance is 523.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Hallstatt without a car is to train which takes 8 h 33 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Zürich to Hallstatt, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Hallstatt.
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  • Distance: 239.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Hallstatt via Salzburg Hbf and Attnang-Puchheim in around 8 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
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 Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Stainach-Irdning
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Stainach-Irdning to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $5
Business
$6 - $7
Premium
$10 - $13
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
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch

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