Getting here

Coming from the east

You will reach the Dachstein West hiking region via Westautobahn A1 (Vienna-Salzburg) to the Regau junction and continuing via Gmunden, Bad Ischl, Bad Goisern to Gosau. 

Travel time from Gmunden: about 1 hour


Coming from the north/west

You'll reach the Dachstein West hiking region via Westautobahn A1 (coming from Munich-Salzburg), exit at "Golling" and continue via Abtenau on the B166 to Russbach. 

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.

Travel time from Eben: about 30 minutes

Travelling by car

To help you plan your journey here, you can get started right away and plan your optimal travel route online with the route planner from your hometown to Gosau, Russbach or Annaberg-Lungötz. 

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


  • Annaberg:
    Donnerkogelbahn Annaberg
    Steuer 60

    5524 Annaberg

  • Russbach:
    Bergbahnen Dachstein West
    Schattau 90
    5442 Russbach am Paß Gschütt
  • Gosau:
    Gosauseestraße 52
    4824 Gosau



Arrival by bus

By Postbus you travel convenient, stressfree and relaxed in the Dachstein West hiking region to Gosau, Russbach and Annaberg.


Download Postbus timetable: 


Tip: Discounted tickets for Gosaukamm cable car rides!
In combination with the Postbus ticket you get a discounted ticket for the cable car ride with the Gosaukammbahn

Information bus timetable:
ÖBB-Postbus GmbH
Kundencenter Postbus
Tel. Fahrplanauskunft: +43 5 17 17 

 > to Postbus timetable portal

Getting here by train & bus

By train and bus you'll get to the Dachstein West hiking region in comfort, with no traffic jams or stress. The last stretch from the train station to Gosau, Russbach and Annaberg is served by public buss. You can find a train service to suit you incl. public bus connection directly on the ÖBB travel portal.

> to the ÖBB travel portal