Climate friendly travel
Stress-free, inexpensive and environmentally friendly: Travelling by train is the perfect start to a relaxing holiday. From a nearby train station in Zell am See, you can get to Saalbach Hinterglemm comfortably and in an environmentally friendly way by public bus.
Within Austria, from Bavaria and Switzerland to Zell am See, there are uncomplicated and inexpensive fares via ÖBB. From Vienna, for example, you can travel to Zell am See with the ÖBB Sparschiene from just € 24.90, from Munich even from € 17.90 and from Zurich from € 49.90.
Arrive at your holiday destination in your sleep
For a longer journey, we recommend the extensive network of Nightjets, which will take you to Innsbruck or Salzburg while you sleep and in comfort - breakfast included. From there you can reach Zell am See by regional express.
And from Zell am See to Saalbach?
For the last few metres from the nearest train station in Zell am See to Saalbach Hinterglemm, there are either free* public buses available or you can take a taxi (they are ususally waiting outside the station) that will take you directly to the hotel. If you arrive with light luggage and a ready-to-go bike, you can reach Saalbach via the Tauern and Glemmtal cycle paths.
*Please request an arrival ticket (valid from Taxenbach) directly from your landlord when booking your accommodation. You will receive this ticket in advance by E-Mail. As soon as you check in at your accommodation, you will receive the JOKER CARD, with which you can also use public transport free of charge during your entire stay. This only applies in summer.
Download Timetable Bus 680 (Zell am See - Lengau)
Timetable bus line 680 ( pdf 112 kb )
Too much luggage?
There are two options available in this instance:
Either you have your suitcases conveniently collected from home and delivered to Saalbach Hinterglemm with the Austrian Federal Railways, Swiss Federal Railways or German Railways luggage services or you simply rent the sports equipment of your choice from one of our many bike and ski rental shops.
Mobility in resort
- During the summer months: Use the public transport in the entire Pinzgau region free of charge with the JOKER CARD, which you receive at check-in at partner establishments. This includes all connections (bus and train) of the SVV regional bus lines, the Pinzgauer Lokalbahn and the ÖBB trains on the route Taxenbach - Zell am See - Saalfelden - Leogang. An environmentally friendly and free option to get to your excursion destinations in and around Saalbach Hinterglemm.
- In the winter season: Use the ski bus free of charge daily from 08:30 to 17:00 with a valid lift ticket. This service operates between Lengau - Hinterglemm - Saalbach - Jausern - Viehhofen every 20 to 30 minutes. Those who would like to go to a restaurant or bar in the evening or ski on the floodlit piste can use the Nightliner for a fee.
- At any time of year a continuous hiking and biking trail runs through the entire Glemm Valley - from Lengau to Maishofen.
Taking bicycles on buses and trains
Bicycles can generally not be taken on public busses. On the train, depending on the provider, bicycles need a separate ticket.
Direct Train Connection from southern Sweden and Denmark
- Right on track to the Alps with the new Snälltaget connection from Malmö, Hoje Taastrup, Odense & Kolding to Zell am See. From the train station in Zell am See there's an hourly bus connection to Saalbach Hinterglemm (line 680).
Arrival by Car
Arrival from the East/North East
Coming from Vienna:
Exit Wals/Lofer (A1) > Bad Reichenhall (B21) > Lofer (B178) > Saalfelden (B311) > in Maishofen continue to Saalbach Hinterglemm (L111)
Coming from Graz:
Exit Selzthal (A9) > Eben (B320) > Bischofshofen (A10) > Zell am See (B311) > in Maishofen continue to Saalbach Hinterglemm (L111)
Coming from the North/North West (without vignette)
Option A: Exit Siegsdorf (A8) > Inzell (B306) > Schneitzlreuth (B305) > Lofer (B178) > Saalfelden (B311) > in Maishofen continue to Saalbach Hinterglemm (L111)
Option B: A8 until Inntaldreieck > A93 until Exit Oberaudorf > Kössen (B172) > Erpfendorf (L39) > Lofer (B178) > Saalfelden - Maishofen (B311) > Saalbach Hinterglemm (L111)
Option C: A8 until Inntaldreieck > A93/A12 until Exit Kufstein Süd > St. Johann/Tirol (B173 & B178) > Saalfelden (B164) > Maishofen (B311) > Saalbach Hinterglemm (L111)
Coming from the South
A10 until Bischofshofen > Zell am See (B311) > in Maishofen continue to Saalbach Hinterglemm (L111)
Getting here is very easy
Route planning with Google Mapsstart here
Salzburg and Munich are the most frequently used airports by tourists who want to come to Saalbach Hinterglemm. You can find flight offers and booking possibilities on the website of the respective airport.