How to get from Budapest to Hallstatt?

Hi. I am wondering what my options are to get to Hallstatt, Austria from Budapest? We will probably be travelling on or around Sept 26. I would like to know departure/arrival times if possible.

Another possibility (but not my first choice because it would require some back tracking) would be to go to Hallstatt from Vienna. What would my options be in this scenario?

Thanks for you help!
1 person has
this question
+1
Reply
  • Hi Rhonda,

    You can take a train from Budapest to Linz and change trains and then continue to Hallstatt. Please call us for the train schedules and fares. You can reach us at 1-800-622-8600.
  • (some HTML allowed)
    How does this make you feel?
    Add Image
    I'm

    e.g. indifferent, undecided, unconcerned kidding, amused, unsure, silly sad, anxious, confused, frustrated happy, confident, thankful, excited

  • Hi Felicia.

    I plan to travel from hallstatt to budapest on 28 September 2015 but i cant book the train ticket since the journey involves 2 countries. May i know how can i check for the ticket price and book the ticket? Im from Malaysia.

    Regards,
    Ee Shian
    • Jeff (Official Rep) July 30, 2015 14:36
      Hi Ee.

      Please note, we are the United States-based seller of European tickets and passes for the North American market. We are generally not able to sell to residents of countries outside of North America, due to local restrictions. Residents of countries outside of North America would have to book through a separate vendor in their own country or region. If you are from Malaysia, the website you would refer to with questions is http://www.raileurope-asean.com/.
  • (some HTML allowed)
    How does this make you feel?
    Add Image
    I'm

    e.g. indifferent, undecided, unconcerned kidding, amused, unsure, silly sad, anxious, confused, frustrated happy, confident, thankful, excited

  • Hi I’m trying to get from Hallstatt to Budapest on September 21st. Is there a train that goes from Hallstatt to Linz and then from Linz to Budapest?

    Thanks
    Kim -Texas
    • Jeff (Official Rep) June 05, 2018 14:58
      Hi Kim,

      Yes, that's exactly how you would make this connection. The connections take about 7 hours in duration and involve changing trains once in Linz en route. From Hallstatt to Linz, you would take a regional train. From Linz to Budapest, you would take a Railjet train.

      The train station for Hallstatt is across the lake from the actual town. To get to the station, there are ferries that take arriving passengers across the lake. These ferries are synchronized to meet with the train arrivals and departures. The ferry to the station only takes about 10 or 15 minutes, and there would just be a small fee that you would pay locally.

      Currently, it is not possible to purchase tickets from Hallstatt to Linz that reflect Hallstatt as the departure point. However, on our website you can purchase tickets from Bad Aussee to Linz, which are valid to cover the trains from Hallstatt to Linz. These tickets are issued as 'open tickets', which would be valid for you to take any train to Linz within a 4-day time period after the date you search, enabling you to board in Hallstatt.

      When purchasing tickets for this route under 'Tickets & Reservations' on our site, you would just break up your search. Therefore, you would do one search from Bad Aussee to Linz and another search for connecting trains from Linz to Budapest.

      Tickets from Bad Aussee to Linz can only be purchased within 60 days of an intended departure date. The segment from Linz to Budapest can be booked within 90 days of an intended departure date.

      Since the specific schedules from Hallstatt to Linz do not display on our website, you can call us to check. We can be reached at 1-800-622-8600 or 1-847-916-1028. Our current hours are 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM CT Monday to Friday and 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CT on Saturdays.
    • Jeff (Official Rep) June 05, 2018 15:01
      For time spent in Budapest, you can view various city passes and tours offered by clicking here: http://www.raileurope.com/train-ticke...
  • (some HTML allowed)
    How does this make you feel?
    Add Image
    I'm

    e.g. indifferent, undecided, unconcerned kidding, amused, unsure, silly sad, anxious, confused, frustrated happy, confident, thankful, excited