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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.

OUR SERVICE FOR YOU!
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

FUTHER INFORMATION TO THIS TOPIC

 

Please note
“Ostuferwanderweg” (East Shore Hiking Trail) Latest
Information for hikers and bikers
No return options by train in autumn

Dear hikers and bikers, please note that the railway line along Lake Hallstatt will be closed from 19th September 2022 to 13th October 2022 due to construction and renovation work.

Bus Instead of Train

During this time, there are no return options by train.
The station "Obersee" is also affected. The railway has arranged a rail replacement service for this period.
Return buses are available from the stops "Traun-Brücke" in Steeg / Bad Goisern and "Resort" in Obertraun.

Path is open!

Another note: The hiking trail and also the cycle path are passable during the period of construction work. The Seeraunzn restaurant is open.

Questions about the ferry service?

It is not yet clear whether the ferry will operate between Hallstatt town and Hallstatt train station during the period in question. According to information provided by the ferry operators “Hallstättersee Schifffahrt” on 2nd August 2022, there will probably be a limited ferry service.
Questions? If you have any questions on this subject, please send them directly to:

  • 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

 

 

Rundfahrtschiff fahren!
Lake Hallstatt Shipping Latest
No ferry traffic from mid-September to mid-October 2022
Tours ships will still run!

Dear Guests & Hikers

Please note that between 19th September 2022 and 13th October 2022 there will be work on the rail network of the Austrian Federal Railway (ÖBB). During this period there is a rail replacement service between the "Goisern Jodschwefelbad" and "Stainach Irdning" train stations.

No train - no ferry!

During this period the ferry service between the landing stages "Hallstatt Bahnhof" and "Hallstatt Markt" is suspended. There will be no ferry service!

Rundfahrtsschiff "Hallstatt" fährt!
Allerdings besteht die Möglichkeit, mit dem Rundfahrtschiff zum Bahnhof bzw. nach Hallstatt zu fahren.

Round trip ship "Hallstatt" is running!

However, it is possible to take the round trip ship to the train station or to Hallstatt.

Departure Times at a Glance
From Hallstatt Market
hourly
11:00 - 15:00

From Hallstatt Lahn
hourly
11:10 - 15:10

From Hallstatt station to Hallstatt
hourly
11:40 – 15:40

Hiking trail is open!

The Ostuferweg (East Shore path) is open for hikers and cyclists during the entire period. Please note that during this period there is only a return option by bus of the rail replacement service or the regular post bus.

Your editors wish you a pleasant holiday

Einen schönen Urlaub wünscht Ihnen Ihre Redaktion

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.

OUR SERVICE FOR YOU!
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

News from 03.10.2022
on the Coronavirus Situation
Up-to-date Information on the Coronavirus Situation

Arrivals to Austria currently do NOT need "3-G" proof (vaccinated/recovered or tested). During your stay, the following rules apply: FFP 2 masks are no longer mandatory in essential shops and when using public transport in all Austrian federal provinces.


Questions?

If you have any questions on these topics, please contact the staff at Tourism Information.

Please note

Due to the current situation, changes can occur at any time.
We look forward to your visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut and wish you a relaxing and restful holiday. See you in the heart of Austria.

Your editorial team.

Hiking latest
Current trail closures and more...

Dear hikers and nature lovers, below we would like to inform you about current trail closures in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. This way you are informed even faster about current occurrences in Hallstatt, Gosau, Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt and Obertraun; and you can start your hiking day in a relaxed manner.

Please note
“Ostuferwanderweg” (East Shore Hiking Trail) Latest
Information for hikers and bikers
No return options by train in autumn

Dear hikers and bikers, please note that the railway line along Lake Hallstatt will be closed from 19th September 2022 to 13th October 2022 due to construction and renovation work.

Bus Instead of Train

During this time, there are no return options by train.
The station "Obersee" is also affected. The railway has arranged a rail replacement service for this period.
Return buses are available from the stops "Traun-Brücke" in Steeg / Bad Goisern and "Resort" in Obertraun.

Path is open!

Another note: The hiking trail and also the cycle path are passable during the period of construction work. The Seeraunzn restaurant is open.

Questions about the ferry service?

It is not yet clear whether the ferry will operate between Hallstatt town and Hallstatt train station during the period in question. According to information provided by the ferry operators “Hallstättersee Schifffahrt” on 2nd August 2022, there will probably be a limited ferry service.
Questions? If you have any questions on this subject, please send them directly to:

  • 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

 

News for hikerson the
historical Brine Trail (Salzkammergut Soleweg)

Section Hallstatt - Bad Goisern locked
Section Bad Goisern - Bad Ischl open
Section Bad Ischl - Ebensee locked

Dear hiking friends, good news from the Salzkammergut Soleweg. The section between the Bad Goisern district of Steeg and Bad Ischl has been hikeable again since mid-July 2021. The rest of the trail in the direction of Ebensee will be reopened in 2022. The section from Hallstatt to Steeg (Bad Goisern) will then take place in 2024 - just in time for the Capital of Culture Year.

If you still don't want to wait that long and want to hike from Hallstatt to Bad Ischl, we can recommend the following alternative:
From Hallstatt by ferry to the station, on the “Ostuferwanderweg” (east shore hiking trail) to Steeg and then on the Salzkammergut Soleweg via Bad Goisern and Lauffen to Bad Ischl. The walking time for this alternative is about 6 hours. Refreshment stops: Weißenbachwirt, Steegwirt or Seeraunzn. We wish you a pleasant hike!

Another note for hikers in Hallstatt: The ascent via the Soleweg from Hallstatt to the Salzberg remains closed and parts of the World Heritage Hiking Trail in Hallstatt are also not accessible at the moment. Thank you for your understanding. Your editorial team.

 

Rundfahrtschiff fahren!
Lake Hallstatt Shipping Latest
No ferry traffic from mid-September to mid-October 2022
Tours ships will still run!

Dear Guests & Hikers

Please note that between 19th September 2022 and 13th October 2022 there will be work on the rail network of the Austrian Federal Railway (ÖBB). During this period there is a rail replacement service between the "Goisern Jodschwefelbad" and "Stainach Irdning" train stations.

No train - no ferry!

During this period the ferry service between the landing stages "Hallstatt Bahnhof" and "Hallstatt Markt" is suspended. There will be no ferry service!

Rundfahrtsschiff "Hallstatt" fährt!
Allerdings besteht die Möglichkeit, mit dem Rundfahrtschiff zum Bahnhof bzw. nach Hallstatt zu fahren.

Round trip ship "Hallstatt" is running!

However, it is possible to take the round trip ship to the train station or to Hallstatt.

Departure Times at a Glance
From Hallstatt Market
hourly
11:00 - 15:00

From Hallstatt Lahn
hourly
11:10 - 15:10

From Hallstatt station to Hallstatt
hourly
11:40 – 15:40

Hiking trail is open!

The Ostuferweg (East Shore path) is open for hikers and cyclists during the entire period. Please note that during this period there is only a return option by bus of the rail replacement service or the regular post bus.

Your editors wish you a pleasant holiday

Einen schönen Urlaub wünscht Ihnen Ihre Redaktion

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.

OUR SERVICE FOR YOU!
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

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