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There are 9 ways to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau central train station to Prague
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Český Krumlov
  3. Take the bus from Český Krumlov to Hallstatt

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Landshut to Mühldorf
  4. Take the train from Mühldorf to Salzburg Hbf
  5. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof

Train, night bus, bus

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the night bus from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Regensburg Bahnhofstrasse to Salzburg Lastenstrasse
  4. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Hallstatt

Train to Leipzig, fly to Salzburg, bus

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Salzburg (SZG)
  3. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof

Train to Leipzig, fly to Munich, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Munich (MUC)
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

Train to Dresden, fly to Munich, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Munich (MUC)
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

Train, train to Berlin Brandenburg, fly to Salzburg, bus

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to S Südkreuz Bhf
  3. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg (BER) to Salzburg (SZG)
  4. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hallstatt is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hallstatt is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Hallstatt is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt is to bus which costs €55 - €65 and takes 12h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt is to drive which costs €85 - €130 and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau station to Hallstatt. However, there are services departing from Zwickau central train station and arriving at Hallstatt via Prague and Český Krumlov. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Hallstatt. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Hallstatt via Hof Hbf, Regensburg Hbf, Wels Hbf and Attnang-Puchheim. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 51m.

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The distance between Zwickau and Hallstatt is 362 km. The road distance is 504.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt without a car is to train which takes 9h 51m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 51m to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Hallstatt bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zwickau central train station.

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Zwickau to Hallstatt train services, operated by Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Hallstatt is to train which takes 9h 51m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €65 and takes 12h 6m.

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  • Distance: 361.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 51m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Hallstatt, Austria?

You can take a train from Zwickau to Hallstatt via Hof Hbf, Regensburg Hbf, Wels Hbf, and Attnang-Puchheim in around 9h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwickau to Hallstatt via Prague, Český Krumlov, and Český Krumlov in around 12h 6m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €950
Flights from Leipzig to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €950
Flights from Leipzig to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Leipzig to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Dresden to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €390
Train operators
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Hof Hbf to Landshut(Bay)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Die Länderbahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Wels Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €26
1st Class
€27 - €40
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 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB Intercity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
ÖBB Intercity
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
ÖBB Intercity
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Landshut to Mühldorf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Mühldorf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
WESTbahn Gmbh
Phone
+43 1 89900
Email
meinenachricht@westbahn.at
Website
westbahn.at
Train from Muenchen Ost to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
WESTbahn Gmbh
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 Leipzig Hbf to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Salzburg Verkehr Gmbh
Phone
0662 632900
Email
office@salzburg-verkehr.at
Website
salzburg-verkehr.at
Bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Schedules at
salzburg-verkehr.at
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zwickau central train station to Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague to Český Krumlov
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Bean Shuttle
Website
beanshuttle.com
Bus from Český Krumlov to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €34
Website
Bean Shuttle
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Night bus from Hof Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Regensburg Bahnhofstrasse to Salzburg Lastenstrasse
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Union Ivkoni

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Zwickau to Hallstatt bus services, operated by Bean Shuttle, arrive at Hallstatt station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Hallstatt is 505 km. It takes approximately 4h 51m to drive from Zwickau to Hallstatt.

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