Location and arrival

Arrival by car, train or plane

Altenmarkt-Zauchensee is located in the middle of all possibilities and due to its central geographical position in the heart of Europe it can be reached quickly by car (proximity to the highway 1 km) as well as by plane (Salzburg Airport 65 km) or other public transportation (Radstadt train station 5 km).

Altenmarkt-Zauchensee is located in the middle of the Austrian province of Salzburg and is a perfect starting point for a variety of activities. You can reach Altenmarkt-Zauchensee from Salzburg in just 45 minutes (65 km) on the A10 Tauern freeway in the direction of Villach/Graz.

Coming from Germany via the A8 freeway (Munich-Salzburg) and the Walserberg border crossing. Continue via the Tauernautobahn A 10 in the direction of Villach.

Coming from the east (Linz/Vienna) via the Westbahn A 1 in the direction of Salzburg and continue as described above. From the south via the Pyhrnautobahn, the Ennstal and the Tauernautobahn A 10.

On the ÖAMTC page you will find all the latest information on the current road conditions in Austria.

Please note:

  • You need a freeway vignette to drive on the freeway in Austria. Vignettes are available at border crossings and gas stations.
  • In winter, please remember to use suitable tires. In Austria, winter tires (min. 4mm, M S) are mandatory on snowy roads from November 1 to April 15.

Your best train connection to Altenmarkt-Zauchnesee

Get on. Get off relaxed.
Of course by train to your vacation. An inexpensive way to start your vacation in an environmentally friendly way.
MOBILITO at the Bischofshofen train station, the mobility center of the region's municipalities, supports you with all the information you need for your rail trip to the Pongau region.

You can book all train tickets and seat reservations directly at MOBILITO.
The competent consultation for your vacation timetable, favorable course tariffs, reservation or house house luggage receive you by telephone under +43 6462 / 330 30 33 or by mail under reise@mobilito.at
or on mobilito.at

Train stations nearby:
For guests arriving by train, the nearest train stations are Radstadt (5 km), as well as Bischofshofen, 24 km away. Both stations are EuroCity (EC) and InterCity (IC) stopping stations. From Salzburg you can get to Radstadt eight times a day at two-hour intervals in about 1 hour 20 minutes. From Vienna you can get to Radstadt six times a day in about 4 hours with a change in Leoben.

From Zurich there is a daily EuroCity direct connection to Bischofshofen and Radstadt. Tip: Travel in the panorama car (1st class) and enjoy the wonderful mountain scenery of the Alps already on arrival.

Online timetable information Salzburger Verkehrsverbund (SVV)
Online timetable information ÖBB

Pick-up service from both train stations (Bischofshofen and Radstadt):

  • by your hosts or
  • Transfer from Radstadt by cab or post bus possible.

The nearest international airports are Salzburg (65 km) and Munich (235 km). All major airlines have Salzburg as an arrival and departure destination in their program. Shuttle buses also run from Salzburg to Altenmarkt-Zauchensee. From Salzburg airport you can reach Salzburg main station in 15 to 20 minutes.

Flys from/to Salzburg
Flys from/to München

Individual airport transfers

  • Taxi Brandstätter, +43 (0) 6452 5504
  • Flughafentransfer Taxi Schober, +43 (0) 6452 5656