Zell am See, Salzburger Land, Austria

Zell am See, Austria
Zell am See, Austria
Zell am See, Austria
Zell am See, Austria
Zell am See, Austria Rail Station
Maria Alm, Austria
Zell am See, Austria
Zell am See, Austria

Pinzgau Bahn train arriving
at Zell am See

Valley station and summit station of the Schmittenhöhebahn

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Schmittenhöhe 1965m - with chapel, summit station and hotels

Maria Alm, 12km North East
of Zell am See

Schmittenhöhe Ferry, Zell am See, Austria

Schmittenhöhe - the ferry named after the mountain

Art on the Schmittenhöhe

Art on the Schmittenhöhe. The chairs are 4.5m and the table 3.5m

Zeller See, Zell am See

Zeller See, Zell am See

Zeller See, Zell am See

Zeller See, Zell am See from path down from Schmittenhöhe

Zell am See Location

Click here for a Region Map of Zell am See and details of walking / hiking maps.

Zell am See, Austria is a large town south / south-west of Salzburg and south-east of Kitzbühel and Saalbach-Hinterglemm. It is about 5km north-west of Bruck. It forms a hiking / ski region with Kaprun which is about 8km south-west of Zell am See. The main road (311) passes through Zell am See along the west side of the lake. The train station is on the edge of the town next to the lake.

Walking / Hiking in the Zell am See Area

In Zell am See there are hundreds of km of paths. The Tourist Office may offer free led walks.

Click here for walks in the Zell am See region.

Skiing in the Kaprun Area

Winter skiing is available in Zell am See on the Schmittenhöhe. In Kaprun all year skiing (apart from a few weeks for maintenance) is available on the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier.

Zell am See Maps

There are several maps that cover the Zell am See area at different scales suitable for walking, hiking and exploring the area.

Click here for Zell am See Map Information.

Zell am See Tourist Information

          Zell am See Local Council

Airports near to Zell am See (Flughafen)

The nearest airport to Zell am See is Salzburg.

Rail Stations (Bahnhof)

There is a main train station in Zell am See on the edge of the town next to the lake. The main line runs north to Saalfelden then west to Kitzbühel & Innsbruck, and south to Bruck, Bischofshofen then north to Salzburg.

The Pinzgauer Lokalbahn (PLB) (Krimmlerbahn or PinzgauBahn) runs west from Zell am See along the Pingau valley via Mittersill to near the Krimml waterfalls. From here there is a bus connection to the waterfalls - you can get a combined ticket.  There are a number of steam trains.

Buses

There are a number of bus routes. There are bus stops around the town but the main bus stops are next to the Post Office (Postplatz) and outside the train station (Bahnhof Vorplatz). Most routes stop at both but some only stop at one or the other.

These are some of the popular routes from Zell am See in 2013. Not all buses run all along the route or every day so check the timetable.

Route

To / From

70

Thumersbach - Postplatz - Schüttdorf

71

Postplatz to Schmittenhöhebahn valley station (shuttle)

230

Krimml (Train)

260

Saalfelden, Salzburg

560

Bischofshofen

640

Bruck, Taxenbach, Rauris, Wörth, Bucheben, Kolm Saigurn

650

Bruck, Fusch, Ferleiten

651

Bruck an der Großglocknerstraße, Ferleiten, Franz Josefs Höhe, Heiligenblut

660

Zell, Areitbahn, Kaprun, Maiskogelbahn, Gletscherbahn Kitzsteinhorn, Kesselfall

670

Areitbahn,  Mittersill, Krimml Wasserfälle

680

Maishofen, Saalbach, Hinterglemm

Cable Cars - Chair Lifts

There are a number of cable cars and chair lifts in Zell am See. The main ones in summer are:

Some of the Zell am See lift passes can be used on the Kaprun lifts.

 

 

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