Tourist Office Obertraun

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Current information for rail passengers
Rail replacement service between "Steeg/Gosau" - "Stainach Irdning

Ferry service to Hallstatt suspended - no stop at Hallstatt station.
Dear guests, please note that between 15.05.2023 and 31.05.2023 there will be a rail replacement service by bus between the railway station "Steeg/Gosau (municipality of Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee) and Stainach Irdning. These are parked directly in front of the railway stations or stops. The regular ferry service between "Hallstatt Bahnhof" and "Hallstatt Markt" is suspended during this time. For passengers travelling to Hallstatt, this means that the rail replacement bus will take passengers directly to Hallstatt during this period: Bus Stop "Hallstatt Lahn". A crossing with the ferry boat is not possible. If you have any questions, please contact your bus driver in confidence. We wish you a pleasant journey.

  • Summary:
    Rail replacement services
    15.5.2023 - 31.5.2023
    Stations: Steeg/Gosau (municipality of Bad Goisern am Hallstättersee) - Stainach Irdning Transport by rail replacement buses
    Bus stop: in front of the stations
    In Hallstatt: "Hallstatt Lahn" (with the town)

Shipping news
Tour boat "Hallstatt" takes over shuttle service to
"Hallstatt Station" during railway line closure

Note for all those who are on the “Ostuferwanderweg” in May 2023: During the Salzkammergut railway line closure from 15th May 2023 – 31st May 2023 (Whitsun), hikers and nature lovers can take the tour boat "Hallstatt" as part of the "Rundfahrt Süd" (Round Trip South) from or to the “Ostuferwanderweg” (East Shore Hiking Trail). During this period, passengers can also board at the ship landing stage. Please note that time or weather-related changes are possible at any time!

  • Overview
    Departure times from the landing stage "Hallstatt Markt"
    Price information
    Ticket: 15,00 Euro per person
    Normal price "Rundfahrt Süd (round trip south)
    Note: Dogs only with muzzle and lead
    Travel time: Approximately 40 minutes
  • Overview
    Departure times from the landing stage "Hallstatt Bahnhof" (Hallstatt Train Station)
    Price information
    Ticket: 3,50 Euro per person
    Note: Dogs only with muzzle and lead
    Travel time: Approximately 10 minutes

Rail Replacement Service in Summer 2023
Construction work on the Salzkammergut line between Bad Ischl and Attnang-Puchheim

Information for all rail passengers travelling from Vienna and Salzburg to the Salzkammergut. This summer the motto in the Salzkammergut is - Please change trains: Because in the period between 24th July 2023 and 10th September 2023 there will be numerous construction works on the "Salzkammergut Railway Line". Therefore, the sections "Bad Ischl - Ebensee" and "Bad Ischl - Attnang-Puchheim" will be closed in sections. During these times, a rail replacement service has been set up between the respective stations. The buses are parked in front of the stations and are marked with the word "Schienenersatzverkehr". Nevertheless, delays may occur during this period. Please plan for these. We wish you a pleasant journey and look forward to your visit to the Salzkammergut.

  • Summary
    Rail replacement services
    24.07. - 11.09. 2023
    Between the stations
    Bad Ischl - Ebensee
    11.08. - 31.08. 2023
    Between the stations
    Bad Ischl - Attnang-Puchheim
    Questions during your journey?
    Please ask your train attendant or bus driver


The stations in Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, "Steeg/Gosau", Hallstatt and Obertraun are not affected by this rail replacement service. Here, the trains between the stations Bad Ischl and Stainach Irdning will run as scheduled.

Tip from the editors for travellers to
Hallstatt, Gosau, Bad Goisern or Obertraun

If you want to continue to Bad Goisern, Hallstatt, Gosau or Obertraun, we recommend the bus. This will take you quickly and comfortably directly from the Bad Ischl train station to the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. For example, the regular bus takes you directly to the centre of Hallstatt. All information on how to get there by bus of the “OÖVV” (Upper Austrian Transport Association) can be found here...

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Questions & Answers about the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut

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Still looking for available accommodation?

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.