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Day Trip From Vienna to Hallstatt

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Day Trip From Vienna to Hallstatt

My husband and I will be in Vienna for three days and would love to spend our last day going to Hallstatt. From Hallstatt we would go straight to Budapest.

We were wondering if a day trip to Hallstatt is worth the long trip and if it is would anyone recommend staying an extra night there since it’s such a long trip?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated :)

Thanks!

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1. Re: Day Trip From Vienna to Hallstatt

It is a 4-5 hour trip one way - www.oebb.at

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2. Re: Day Trip From Vienna to Hallstatt

Hallstatt is far away from Vienna, and considering that you will only have three days in Vienna, it is not recommendable doing that.

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3. Re: Day Trip From Vienna to Hallstatt

Not recommended but doable. My sister and I got on a tour from Vienna to Hallstatt. It was a LONG day but in my opinion worth it. Of course, overnighting there is a better option.

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4. Re: Day Trip From Vienna to Hallstatt

Can’t be done. I’m sure you can’t fit in a decent trip to Hallstatt and then a journey to Budapest later the same day. You can’t go directly from Hallstatt to Budapest. In fact I think you’d have to probably come back via Vienna even if the timings were feasible.

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5. Re: Day Trip From Vienna to Hallstatt

i presume that you are going to budapest the day after you return from hallstatt? so yes, you can do this trip on a day outing and it will not take as long as 5 hrs unless you are dawdling ! but to save you the energy of driving, you could take one of the scheduled tours.

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6. Re: Day Trip From Vienna to Hallstatt

Long day, but worth your time. The stop a Almont Monastery for a visit to the Barque library made my 35 day trip to Europe. This is the most jaw dropping site I have seen in my life. The rest of the trip was good,but without Almont OK. Enjoy!!!!!!!

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7. Re: Day Trip From Vienna to Hallstatt

“From Hallstatt we would go straight to Budapest

Not sure where that says next day?

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8. Re: Day Trip From Vienna to Hallstatt

Vienna to Hallstatt is 4 hours and Hallstatt to Budapest is 8 andgoes via Vienna. Don’t see the sense in this at all.Just take an extra day and do a day trip from Vienna

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9. Re: Day Trip From Vienna to Hallstatt

Thanks for all the help everyone! Appreciate the feedback - still undecided, but probably leaning towards staying in Vienna. Just sounds like a lot of travel for the three days we have there and the travel we'll be doing after Vienna. Thanks again!!

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10. Re: Day Trip From Vienna to Hallstatt

If you want to get out of the city for a day, then consider doing the popular Wachau Valley day trip via Melk and Krems. The Danube River is really scenic in this river valley, which is also famous for its viticulture and growing of apricots.

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In order to learn more about the Wachau Valley please make use of the forum's search function because advice on this area as well as how you can go there from Vienna has been asked and answered a million times by now! Thanks

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