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Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See in 1h 30m

If you want to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See by train, you've come to the right place.

The average journey time from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See by train is 1h 46m, with around 23 trains per day travelling 36 miles (58 km) between these two destinations. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. ÖBB, which is the national train operator in Austria, will take you from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See in just 1h 30m on the fastest services.

You can save money on train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See if you book in advance. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Keen to book your train tickets to Zell am See? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See by train

It takes an average of 1h 41m to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See by train, over a distance of around 36 miles (58 km). There are normally 27 trains per day travelling from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See and tickets for this journey start from €13.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 30m
PriceFrom €13.90
Distance36 miles (58 km)
Frequency27 trains per day
First train04:30
Last train22:15
Departure stationSalzburg Hbf
Arrival stationZell am See
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsÖBB

ÖBB trains from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See

You can travel from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See on ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See

The price of train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See starts at €13.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See take?

The average journey time by train between Salzburg Hbf and Zell am See is 1 hour and 41 minutes, with around 27 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Salzburg Hbf and Zell am See by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

How much does the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See cost?

Train ticket prices from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See can start from as little as €13.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See without having to change trains. There are 18 direct trains from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See leave?

The first train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See leaves at 04:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See leave?

The last train from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See leaves at 22:15. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Salzburg Hbf and Zell am See by train?

Trains travelling from Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See cover a distance of around 36 miles (58 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zell am See to Salzburg Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Salzburg Hbf to Zell am See for a typical week day using timetable data for . On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/12/2021 for travel on 11/12/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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