Skifahrer am Berg in Zell am See

Explore winter by train

Off to Zell am See-Kaprun!

Discover the winter wonderland in Salzburg! Winter sports fans who succumb to the thrill of speed on the steep slopes of the Kitzsteinhorn or who with their family want to walk no more than a few steps from their hotel door in Zell am See over to the cable car that takes them up to the Schmittenhöhe can all easily do without a car: Because the ÖBB Sparschiene ticket from Vienna to Zell am See is available for as little as € 24.90.

Your connections

For your trip to Zell am See, there is a train connection from Vienna at least every two hours. The route takes you via St. Pölten and Linz, with a connection in Salzburg.

Price examples with Sparschiene
Connection Travel time ÖBB Sparschiene
Linz - Zell am See starting at 2h 56min starting at € 14.-*
St. Pölten - Zell am See starting at 3h 44min starting at € 19.-*
Vienna - Zell am See starting at 4h 12m starting at € 24.90*
Direct Railjet connection from Vienna

In addition to the existing, already well-developed offer, there will be a further improvement during the winter season. In the time from 28 December 2018 to 22 April 2019, there will be 3 direct Railjet connections per weekend from Vienna to Zell am See-Kaprun.

On Fridays, there will be a direct connection from Vienna to the Pinzgau region at 5:30 p.m. On Saturdays, you have the choice between an earlier connection leaving Vienna at 8:30 a.m. and a later Railjet connection at 11:30 a.m. You can return to Vienna either on Saturday morning, right after breakfast, or in the afternoon after enjoying another day of skiing. On Sundays, there is also a direct connection in the afternoon.

* Starting price for a Sparschiene ticket per person and direction, 2nd class, tickets are limited in number, are only valid for a certain train and can only be booked online or via the ÖBB App up to 6 months (180 days) prior to departure. Tickets cannot be cancelled or refunded. No discounts. The ÖBB Personenverkehr AG’s terms and conditions apply. All information on booking available at