By car to Lake Hallstatt or Gosau Valley

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Driving Regulations

No matter whether you are travelling to Bad Goisern, Gosau, Hallstatt or Obertraun: Motorway Toll Stickers (Vignette) are required on all vehicles on Austria's motorways and highways! Stickers can be obtained from the Austrian Automobile Clubs as well as post offices, sundries and gasoline stations. Please note that stickers are also available in Austria's neighboring countries at gasoline stations, at borders as well as Automobile clubs.

The motorway toll sticker/vignette must be attached to the windshield in a clearly visible position.

Arrival to Bad Goisern, Gosau, Hallstatt or Obertraun

Coming from the east

You will reach the four towns of the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut - Hallstatt, Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, Gosau and Obertraun - via Westautobahn A1 (Vienna-Salzburg) to the Regau junction and continuing via Gmunden, Bad Ischl, Bad Goisern to Hallstatt, Obertraun or Gosau. Travel time from Gmunden: about 1 hour

Coming from the north/west

You'll reach the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut via Westautobahn A1 (coming from Munich-Salzburg), exit at "Golling" and continue via Abtenau on the B166 to Russbach, Gosau, Bad Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt, Hallstatt or Obertraun. Travel time from Salzburg: about 45 minutes

Coming from the south

Along the Tauernautobahn A10 (coming from Graz, Carinthia, Italy, Slovenia), exit at "Eben" and continue via St. Martin on the B166 to Annaberg-Lungötz and Russ am Pass Geschütt – to Gosau, Hallstatt, Obertraun or Bad Goisern on Lake Hallstatt. Travel time from Eben: about 30 minutes.

The following fees apply:
  • Passenger auto:
    Year sticker: 86,40 Euro
    Two-month sticker: 25,90 Euro
    10-day sticker: 8,90 Euro
  • Motorcycle:
    Year sticker: 34,40 Euro
    Two-month sticker: 13,00 Euro
    10-day sticker: 5,10 Euro
  • Valide from 1st of January 2017 until 31th of January 2018

Note: In Austria, road tax discs are mandatory on all motorways. The road tax discs are available at all petrol stations and rest areas.

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