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There are 5 ways to get from Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park by train, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Zell Am See to Zuerich Hb Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB Ir36 / ...

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Drive  •  5h 39m

  1. Drive from Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park 569.1 km

Train to Salzburg, fly to Basel  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Zell Am See to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Basel (BSL) SZG - BSL

Train, train to Munich, fly to Zurich  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Zell Am See to Woergl Hbf
  2. Take the train from Woergl Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB

Train, train to Munich, fly to Basel  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Zell Am See to Woergl Hbf
  2. Take the train from Woergl Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL

Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park by train and walk

7 Weekly Services
7h 21m Average Duration
SFr 72 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Switzerland from Austria

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Austria

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Georgia, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in St. Jakob-Park is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in St. Jakob-Park is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in St. Jakob-Park is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 13 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park is to drive which costs €65 - €95 and takes 5h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park is to drive which costs €65 - €95 and takes 5h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park. However, there are services departing from Zell Am See and arriving at Basel Dreispitz via Zürich HB and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 21m.

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The distance between Zell am See and St. Jakob-Park is 390 km. The road distance is 569.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park without a car is to train which takes 7h 21m and costs €65 - €110.

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It takes approximately 7h 21m to get from Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park, including transfers.

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Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, depart from Zell Am See station.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Basel Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 45m and has one stopover.

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Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Basel SBB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park is 569 km. It takes approximately 5h 39m to drive from Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park.

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Map of how to get from Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park.
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  • Distance: 390 km
  • Duration: 7h 21m

What companies run services between Zell am See, Austria and St. Jakob-Park, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zell am See to St. Jakob-Park via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, and Basel Dreispitz in around 7h 21m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 460
Flights from Salzburg to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 480
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 600
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 300
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 600
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 300
Train operators
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zell Am See to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Zell Am See to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zell Am See to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Woergl Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 31 - SFr 36
1st Class
SFr 25 - SFr 30
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 Zell Am See to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Zell Am See to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Zell Am See to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 28
Website
Railjet
Train from Zell Am See to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 26
Website
Railjet
Train from Woergl Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 28
Website
Railjet
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zell Am See to Woergl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Woergl Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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