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  • Writer's pictureMartha Ecker

The perfect day trip to Hallstatt by boat and train

Updated: Jun 18, 2023


Hallstatt, Salzkammergut
Hallstatt, Salzkammergut

The town of Hallstatt on Lake Hallstatt is probably the most famous Austrian site and definitely worth a trip! We show you how to avoid the hustle and bustle, get the perfect Instagram picture and enjoy an unforgettable day trip to this UNESCO World Heritage Site:


Travel time: 40-45 min

  • Walk: Heritage – Bad Ischl train station via town center (approx. 10 min)

  • Train: Bad Ischl Bahnhof – Bahnstation Hallstatt Ostufer (approx. 20 min)

    • Price: EUR 5,90 (2,10 with Vorteilscard) per person one-way

  • Boat across Hallstättersee to Hallstatt Markt (approx. 10 min)

    • Price: EUR 3 per person (2,70 for bikes)

    • Boat waits for the train to arrive (if there are any delays)

Walk to the train station / panoramic view from the boat / Skyview © Salzwelt Hallstatt


Up-to date boat & train schedules can be found on the site of Halllstatt Schiffahrt and the Austrian Railway. We also love to help you during your stay and have prepared a detailed guide for our guests.


Further secret recommendations for your dream stay in Salzkammergut:

  • Our favourite day trips

  • fascinating salz worlds (Hallstatt, Altaussee, Via Solis)

  • Hiking & Climbing, incl. Katrin, Dachstein & Five Fingers

Kind regards fron the heart of Salzkammergut,

Monika, Martha & Kamal

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