Traffic news
19.9. - 13.10.2022
Salzkammergut Railway closed in autumn

For all those who would like to travel by train to the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein this Autumn. Please note: From 19th September 2022 to 13th October 2022, the entire railway line between the stations "Bad Goisern Jodschwefelbad - Stainach Irdning" will be closed due to construction and renovation work

All Change!
Bus instead of Train

A rail replacement service has been set up for travellers during this period. Buses will then take passengers to, among other places, Bad Goisern, Hallstatt, Gosau and Obertraun.

Stops at a glance

Getting on/off options for rail replacement services in the World Heritage area of Bad Goisern am Lake Hallstatt / Gosau:
Bad Goisern Jodschwefelbad railway station (B145) Bad Goisern market square Nearby: Bad Goisern town centre / local history museum / Hand.Werk.Haus

  • Steeg-Gosau railway station (forecourt)
    Transfer options in the direction of Gosau / Gosautal / Gosausee
  • Obersee (Municipality of Bad Goisern)
    Between the stops "Steeg-Gosau" and "Obersee" there will be a call taxi during the construction works (19.09. - 13.10.2022). You can reach the taxi operator, Taxi Rastl, at the following telephone number: +43 (0) 6131 542. Registration at least 60 minutes before departure.
    Meeting points Steeg-Gosau railway station (forecourt) and at the stairway to the Obersee stop.
  • Hallstatt & Obertraun:
    Hallstatt Lahn (bus terminal)
    Nearby: Town Centre / Salzwelten
    Obertraun-Dachsteinhöhlen Train Station (forecourt) Obertraun Gasthaus Koppenrast Nearby: Koppental & Koppenbrüller Caves

  • Special service for travellers
    Timetable for rail replacement services
    09.09.2022 - 13.10.2022
    All information in one compact PDF file
    Download & print now

Arriving at Lake Hallstatt & Gosau Valley

Before you finally start your long-awaited holiday, you might want to inform yourself about the shortest and best way to reach the destination, which could be useful for the holidays. For example, the Dachstein Salzkammergut holiday region can be reached in a number of ways: with your own car, by bus or train! We have put together the most important information for you to prepare you for your trip to the Salzkammergut and your stay in Bad Goisern, Gosau, Hallstatt or Obertraun.

By car to Lake Hallstatt or Gosau Valley

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Austria by Rail

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Arriving by bus

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Arrival by bike

Your taxi on Lake Hallstatt & Gosau Valley

Where would you like to go?

As we all know, pictures say more than a thousand words. So does a film.
That's why we have put together four videos on the subject of "Getting here" for you below. The four short clips make it easier for you to get to Hallstatt, Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, Gosau (Gosau Valley) and Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt. All four towns form the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.

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How to get to
Bad Goisern at Lake Hallstatt

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How to get to
Gosau and the Gosau Valley

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How to get to
Obertraun on Lake Hallstatt

Holidays around Lake Hallstatt

Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.


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