Zell am See

Zell am See is in Pinzgau, Salzburg, Austria.

Get in

By train

You can use ÖBB trains , they provide several direct connections between Salzburg and Zell am See. Price as at Feb 2012 is €13.50 one way from Salzburg. Online, prices can be quoted as €20, but tickets at Salzburg train station can cost €13.50. Trains are every hour and takes about 90 minutes.

By car

Of course you can use your car. However, in the city you have to pay for parking. From Salzburg eg Airport you can also take a taxi-more price competitive than you'd think. Several companies have 8 seater people carriers and will charge in the region of €120 (Feb 2012) each way regardless of how many people there are.


Pay attention, when you are parking your car. The park zones are for free only during night (after 6 PM till 8 AM) in the city centre, however during the day you have to pay or use the short time zone. This means, that you display a paper with time of your arrival and you can stay there next 30 minutes. You can also use parking zones by the cablecars, during the day they are free of cost. However, after skiing you have to leave the parking zone. You cannot stay there during night.

Get around

If you are skiing, the Postbus service is free with your lift pass. This links the town with the ski station and other areas, such as Kaprun. Routes start at the Postplatz bus station in the centre of town. Popular routes are:



Zell am See is at the foot of some fine ski slopes. During the summer, the lake offers some activities too, in addition to mountain walks.



Most hotels are of a high standard in this town.

5 star hotels, Zell am See

Ski-In & Ski-Out hotels, Zell am See

4 star superior hotels, Zell am See

4 star hotels, Zell am See


Tourism office opening hours: Monday – Friday: 8AM-6PM, Saturday: 9AM-6PM ,Sunday: 9AM-1PM

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