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    • Booking tickets on

      Austria Feb 4, 2017 at 2:07 AM

      Hi! I'm going to start off by saying that I'll really really miss this website, it's immensely helpful, and the members are lovely, and I can't imagine planning a trip without it, so I have to ask a question here before it closes! So my question is, I can't figure out how to book a round trip , on the Austrian train website OBB. I can book only each leg of my journey separately. Is there any way to book a round trip? Help would be achieved, thanks!


    • Hallstatt to the Salzburg airport (SZG)

      by rubylaw Online Now May 27, 2016 at 9:02 AM

      How do I get from Hallstatt to the Salzburg airport (SZG). We need to catch a flight at 2:30pm on a July Saturday. How do we get there? How much would it cost? How long do we have to allow for the transfer?

      2 Answers May 27, 2016 at 9:22 AM
    • Bus to 5 fingers

      by salinee Online Now Oct 10, 2015 at 9:00 PM

      Went thru the bus details and a bit confused.
      What is the nearest bus stop at Obertraun to get to 5 fingers cable car ?
      Quite a few different names seen
      Great tks

      4 Answers Oct 11, 2015 at 1:50 AM
    • Getting to Hallstatt from Salzburg

      by Denson Online Now Oct 8, 2015 at 4:39 AM

      i'm planning a 1 day trip to hallstatt currently, What is the best way of getting there? and what is the latest transport back to salzburg as i want to enjoy the night scenery of the place.

      thank you!

      1 Answer Oct 8, 2015 at 9:17 AM
    • best route to 5 Fingers

      by salinee Online Now Oct 6, 2015 at 1:17 AM

      what is the best route to 5 Fingers ? Train or Bus ?

      3 Answers Oct 6, 2015 at 4:01 AM
    • salzkammergut

      by dacsuzy Online Now Sep 27, 2015 at 6:43 AM

      What to see?? Where to sleep?

      2 Answers Sep 27, 2015 at 10:24 AM
    • Any public transport within the region?

      by sunnycko Online Now Jul 17, 2015 at 11:57 PM

      As I won't have a car, I wonder how I could get from one village to the other. e.g. from Hallstatt to Lake Gosau where the walk around the lake is said to be lovely.

      4 Answers Jul 18, 2015 at 3:44 AM
    • reaching Hallstatt

      by AnimaJ Online Now May 18, 2015 at 7:48 PM

      Hi I can plan only a day trip to Hallstatt planned from Vienna or Salzburg. From where should I do it. And what trains to take if travelling from Vienna. we r mother daughter travelling together

      5 Answers May 23, 2015 at 6:36 PM
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      Hallstatt accommodation

      by Srijnan Online Now Mar 14, 2015 at 9:33 PM

      We are visiting Hallstatt between June 5 and 7. We are a family of 3 adults and one child of 15 years. Looking for suitable accommodation in a farm or guest house. We are OK to stay upto 20 km away from Hallstatt village if we get a good place within nice picturesque setting.

      Any suggestion?

      5 Answers Mar 16, 2015 at 11:53 AM
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      Recommendation for a Gasthof or Inn and "must-do" activities?

      by lvoss Online Now Jan 2, 2015 at 6:14 PM

      I've researched Hallstatt a bit, and I know I want to spend a day and night there. Has anybody stayed at a reasonably priced and friendly Gasthof there that isn't far from the lake or center of town? Also, if I'm only spending 24 hours there, what would you recommend doing?

      3 Answers Jan 6, 2015 at 4:45 AM
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      accessible by car

      by cherylll Online Now Dec 14, 2014 at 2:37 PM

      Hi, We will be travelling to Hallstatt and have a rental car...can we drive into Hallstatt? We plan to sprnd 2 nights in Hallstatt...Thank you! Cheryl

      6 Answers Jan 27, 2015 at 8:05 AM
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      What to do in Hallstatt if it rains?

      by mysticflower Online Now Aug 29, 2014 at 4:55 AM

      They say it will rain tomorrow in Hallstatt, What should we do if it rains ? We only have tomorrow and Sunday till 10 30.

      Thank you!

      2 Answers Aug 29, 2014 at 1:13 PM
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      Hallstatt 2 days - What to do?

      by pritj Online Now Aug 3, 2014 at 1:03 PM

      I ll have 2 1/2 days this august in Hallstatt (maybe arriving in Obertraun).
      Im planning to:
      1) Walk around the city;
      2) Salt Mine
      3) 5 fingers

      Would be enough the 2 1/2 days? Should I add some place(s) around the city?

      9 Answers Aug 5, 2014 at 12:11 AM
    • 4 Hours stop at Hallstat

      by AlvinWan Online Now Jun 24, 2014 at 12:25 AM

      My group of 13 pax are traveling from Zell Am See to Salzburg with a 4 hours stop/lunch at Hallstat and would want to make full use of our time at Hallstat.
      Do we have enough time to cover Rudolfsturm Scenic Lookout by Cable car too and how much is the cost per pax.
      I would be very grateful if someone can advise me.
      Thanks & Regards Alvin

      4 Answers Jun 28, 2014 at 5:32 AM
    • Hallstatt to munich

      by Hanan1961 Online Now Jun 19, 2014 at 6:51 PM

      My plane from Munich is at 12:30 PM so i need to be in the airport at 10:30 AM
      But same day i will be in Hallstatt, what is the fastest way to get Munich from Hallstatt in time?

      2 Answers Jun 19, 2014 at 11:21 PM
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      Fish resturant

      by Azizalsaleh Online Now Jun 3, 2014 at 4:52 AM

      How many fish resturant in hallstatt

      6 Answers Jun 5, 2014 at 12:04 AM
    • How much time to spend in hallstatt

      by JeffD29 Online Now May 5, 2014 at 7:41 PM

      Sorry if this is repeated. I doesn't appear my original question went through.

      1) How many nights would you recommend spending on Lake Hallstatt? What towns are the best for lodging and a base? Hallstatt? Obertraun? Bad Ischl?
      2) Is it easy to get from one town to the other in the evening? looks like there is ferry service in the day?

      1 Answer May 13, 2014 at 5:45 AM
    • Salzburg to Hallstatt

      by tawfikazer Online Now Apr 21, 2014 at 3:33 PM

      Is it true that there is a BUS Group ticket 6 persons = 21 Euro to go from Salzburg to hallstatt? If so, how can I get it? i NEED SOME DETAILS PLEASE, AS WE ARE 6 PEOPLE TRAVEL TOGETHER.

    • Bus timings from Salzburg to Bad Ischl?

      by Sonj Online Now Apr 1, 2014 at 5:16 AM

      Does the bus from salzburg to bad ischl leave at top of the hour, say 7am, 8am. when is the first bus from salzburg for bad ischl?

      4 Answers Apr 21, 2014 at 1:23 PM
    • train from Hallstatt to Innsbruck

      by ceagallant Online Now Mar 12, 2014 at 6:05 PM

      In September 2014 as part of our European trip we are planning to travel from Hallstatt to Innsbruck. I've tried to get train information about this train trip and the response I get is "we cannot give you information at this time". Does that mean that there isn't one train to take us there and we have to take a couple trains/bus or they just don't have the train schedule as yet?

      8 Answers Mar 13, 2014 at 11:12 AM
    • transportation outside of town centre

      by ceagallant Online Now Mar 6, 2014 at 11:16 AM

      I'm looking at staying at a B & B or hotel in Hallstatt, Austria. Some of these accommodations are a few miles from the center of town. Does Hallstatt provide taxi or bus service to take us out of town?

      1 Answer Mar 10, 2014 at 1:34 AM
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      breakfast in Hallstatt

      by MaryK85 Online Now Nov 11, 2013 at 7:56 AM

      Are there places for breakfast in town?

      3 Answers Nov 11, 2013 at 10:59 AM
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      How long in Hallstatt?

      by Muir2000 Online Now Oct 22, 2013 at 9:38 PM

      I am wanting to avoid a longhaul trip next year and just hop over into Europe sometime in June. Hallstatt looks suitably gorgeous for a relaxing break. Having said that, I'm not the sort to be able to lay down for a week just reading, I like to get out and about and seek adventure! Would the consensus be that 7 nights is too long a stay for such a small village? I understand there's a museum and I assume I can roam freely through the hills which would happily fill my time. But would I be roaming the same hill every day? Is there more than one cafe or restaurant to eat at or will I be feeling a little groundhog? I can't really imagine ever getting bored of that mountain view. Should I plan a shorter jaunt? Any help greatly appreciated!

      2 Answers Oct 23, 2013 at 11:50 AM
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      Salzburg to mountains/Hallstatt

      by travelsumama Online Now Jun 16, 2013 at 4:20 PM

      Hello. I will be in Salzburg for three days in Oct. 2013. I am planning a day in the mountains toward and in Hallstatt. I am not sure it would be better to get around by rental car or public transportation. Which would you suggest?

      5 Answers Jul 3, 2013 at 12:47 AM
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      Day trip Salzburg to Hallstatt

      by janerous Online Now Jun 7, 2013 at 11:43 AM

      What are the shuttle bus company that provide the bus for a day trip from Salzburg to Hallstatt? Thank you.

      1 Answer Jun 7, 2013 at 12:17 PM
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      Purchasing train tickets?

      by carloarg02 Online Now May 23, 2013 at 1:42 PM

      I am arriving to Hallstatt via bus, so I'm assuming they're dropping me off downtown. I am planning on staying in the city for a couple of hours and then taking a train to Vienna. Few q's

      - Any place in the city to leave luggage?
      - Any place where I could buy train tickets, or should I just take the boat accross and buy the tickets on the other side?
      - Is the train station in Hallstatt manned? Can I buy tickets there on the spot (on a Saturday afternoon) or do I need to buy them in advance on the internet?


      4 Answers May 23, 2013 at 11:29 PM
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      Bad weather?

      by brekk2 Online Now May 18, 2013 at 4:16 AM

      Hi, we are going to Hallstatt in a months time, but when I checked the weather forecast it showed that it probably will be raining in this part of Europe. I know weather forecasts are not reliable in this sense - 30 days ahead, let alone the climate change, etc. - but I'm already thinking of backup plans - just in case :) I was wondering whether it would still be possible to go up to the salt mine and/ or ice cave if it was raining. Do they operate the funicular in such weather coniditons? I understand that on rainy days there is no point in going up to the 5 fingers and the viewing point, but I hope that the caves still can be viewed by visitors. Could anyone confirm this, please? Or do you think it would be better if I asked the tourist center in Hallstatt via e-mail about these things? Thanks a lot for your replies in advance!

      9 Answers Jun 2, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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      4-5 hours in Hallstatt... doable?

      by carloarg02 Online Now Apr 15, 2013 at 8:54 PM

      I have a shuttle that is taking me from Český Krumlov to Hallstatt, arriving in Hallstatt around noon.

      Then there's a train to Vienna leaving Hallstatt at 4:30pm.

      This would give me about 4 1/2 hours in Hallstatt.

      Is this crazy or is this an ok time to spend in the city for some basic walking around and looking at beautiful scenery? What would you do with that time frame?

      Also when looking for trains Hallstatt -> Vienna I see a ton of different options for Hallstatt on the OBB site. Which train station should I be picking?


      1 Answer Apr 15, 2013 at 11:37 PM
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      Trains from Hallstatt.

      by johnjoe55 Online Now Dec 9, 2012 at 11:39 AM

      Can anyone help, I am looking for Information On Trains leaving Hallstatt for Salzburg and can a Einfach-Raus-Ticket be used and purchased before hand (pre dated) as I believe there Is no station at such to buy tickets.........:))

      3 Answers Dec 10, 2012 at 4:58 AM
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      Traveling fro Vienna to Hallststt

      by johnjoe55 Online Now Oct 9, 2012 at 2:32 PM

      We are a family of 4 adults and 4 children ages 17, 14, 4, 2 and we will be traveling from Vienna to Hallstatt next July and would like to know the cheapest train ticket to travel on. Would purchasing two Einfach-Raus Ticket or the SparSchiene ticket be what I'm looking for also would either of these tickets qualify for the most direct route (no changes at stops)?

      1 Answer Apr 21, 2014 at 3:48 PM
    • Hallstatt to Salt Mine

      by kirby1314 Online Now Aug 29, 2012 at 9:50 AM

      Can i know how much is the fare to take ferry from Hallstatt train station to the
      Salt Mine?

      1 Answer Aug 29, 2012 at 4:01 PM