Discover the fjord-like Lake Hallstatt at by ship. - © Kraft

Daily cruises on Lake Hallstatt

Important information for rail travellers in February 2023
No Ferry connection in Hallstatt in February 2023
Change to the regular bus service

Dear guests, valued travellers
Please note that the ferry service from Hallstatt train station to Hallstatt Markt will be suspended between Monday 6th February 2023 through to and including Tuesday 28th February 2023. The reason: construction work. This means for all train passengers: Travelers to Hallstatt are requested to change to the "Line 542" bus at the "Steeg-Gosau" station or to the "Line 543" bus at the "Obertraun Dachsteinhöhlen" station. Please plan this into your journey.

Please note: 06.02.2023 - 28.02.2023 - Tthe regular ferry timetable does not apply!


If you have any questions on these topics, please contact the staff at Tourism Information.

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    Tourist information

    The 4 tourism offices of the
    UNESCO World Heritage region of H
    allstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut
    on a click
    Tourism information Bad Goisern
    Phone: +43 (0) 5 95095 100
    Tourism information Gosau
    Phone +43 (0) 5 95095 20
    Tourism information Hallstatt
    Phone +43 (0) 5 95095 30
    Tourism information Obertrau
    Phone: +43 (0) 5 95095 40

Please note

Due to the current situation, changes can occur at any time.
We look forward to your visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut and wish you a relaxing and restful holiday. See you in the heart of Austria.

Your editorial team.

There is something to suite everyone’s taste!

A boat ride is fun! Whether you want a pleasant family outing or a for a group trip - the Hallstatt Lake Boat trips has something to offer whatever the occasion. Popular amongst the short-term guest is the tour along the southern shore of the lake between the Obertraun and Hallstatt. This variant is particularly popular with cyclists and hikers, this tour can be excellent in combination with a hike on the Eastern Shore Trail or the Salzkammergut

Discovery Cruise

Go on either a small or a bigger discovery voyage and discover the UNESCO World Heritage village of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut from the Water. Where is the deepest part of Lake Hallstatt? Which villages are actually on the lake? How was the lake created? What types of fish inhabit the world famous waters in the middle of Austria? You can learn the answer to all these questions during the Tours on the pleasantly furnished excursion ships. We sincerely welcome you aboard "Hallstatt" and "Goisern" - Ship Ahoy!

More Hallstatt Lake Shipping & Ferry Boat Timetable

Ferry Connection between Hallstatt Centre & Hallstatt Train Station

Departure times & prices: Short round trip on Lake Hallstatt


Search and Book

Hotels and accommodation providers in Hallstatt, Bad Goisern, Gosau and Obertraun offer the ideal room or apartment for your holidays, no matter what your tastes. Aside from establishments rated according to the international "star" scale, you will also find around Lake Hallstatt in Austria businesses that have been awarded two to four "edelweiss". The more flowers, the greater comforts you can expect. Whether you eventually find your cozy nest in an elegant 5-star luxury hotel, at comfortable guesthouse, a family-friendly apartment, or on a traditional farm, the choice is always entirely up to you.