Train in Murau


The most pleasant mode of transport is the Mur­talbahn, a steam train that chugs its way between Tamsweg and Murau once every Tuesday and Thursday from mid-June to mid-September on a private narrow-gauge line. Call …
Boat in Gmunden

Traunsee Schiffahrt

Boats operated by Traunsee Schiffahrt tour the shoreline from Gmunden to Ebensee between mid-May and early October. The one-way trip between Gmunden and Ebensee (adult/child €11/7.50) takes 70 minutes. The paddle st…
Tourist Train in Mariazell


Bicycle Rental in Spitz

Wachau Touristik Bernhardt

Taxi in Traunsee


Train Station in Salzburg


Salzburg has excellent rail connections with neighbouring Bavaria in Germany and the rest of Austria from its recently revamped Hauptbahnhof. Trains leave frequently for Vienna (€54.10, 2½ to three hours) and Linz (…
Boat in Hallstatt

Hemetsberger Hallstättersee Schifffahrt

This family run company does scheduled crossings between Obertraun and Hallstatt-Markt (€8, 25 minutes, four or five daily) from June to September, as well as the all-important year-round service between Hallstatt-M…
Airport in Vienna

Vienna International Airport

Located 19km southwest of the city centre, Vienna International Airport operates services worldwide. Facilities include restaurants and bars, banks and ATMs, money exchange counters, supermarkets, a post office, car…
Ferry in Wolfgangsee


A ferry service operates from May through October from Strobl to St Gilgen (adult/child €9.80/4.90, 75 minutes), stopping at points en route. Services are most frequent from late June to early September.
Bus in Austria


London-based Busabout offers hop-on-hop-off passes for travel to about 50 European cities from May to late October. It splits stops into various ‘loops’, which you can combine. The Northern Loop includes Vienna and …