Scharnstein im Almtal

Scharnstein, Oberösterreich, Österreich

Scharnstein is charming, no matter what season, and offers a tremendous variety of cultural and sporting activities. This will make your holiday the most beautiful time of the year.
Enjoy our culinary delicacies and let yourself be spoilt by our hospitality. It is not just by chance that so many tourists feel at home in our scenic Valley.
We won´t stop our efforts to preserve this unique scenery and environment and wish you wonderful and relaxing stay in Scharnstein.

  • 4.876Inhabitants

  • 48 km²Area

  • 501 m ASLElevation

  • 47.90, 13.96GPS coordinates

How to get to Scharnstein in the Traunsee-Almtal region!

We recommend travelling by public transport!

by train:
from Wels railway station, take the Almtalbahn (line 153) in the direction of Grünau im Almtal to the Scharnstein-Mühldorf stop;
further stops in the local area: Viechtwang, Kothmühle, Traxenbichl
Numerous connections from Wels railway station to the main trains on the Westbahn line (line 101) in the direction of Salzburg or Linz/Vienna or to Passau (D) on the Passauerbahn (line 150).

By bus:
OÖVV bus route 480 Kirchdorf/Kr. (- Schlierbach) - Pettenbach - Scharnstein
OÖVV bus route 533/534 Gmunden - St. Konrad - Scharnstein - Grünau im Almtal - Almsee
OÖVV bus route 535 Oberweis - Gmunden - St. Konrad - Viechtwang

Bike & Hike, travelling by bike:
Coming from Wels or Linz on the R 4 Traunradweg or R6 Römerradweg, or from Passau via Vöcklabruck and Schwanenstadt on the R 6 Römerradweg to Lambach, via the Traunkraftwerk Lambach and then in the direction of Bad Wimsbach-Neydharting via Vorchdorf to Pettenbach on the R13 or R11.
Also via the cycle connection of the R 11 Almtalradweg from Almsee via Grünau im Almtal or from Wels via Pettenbach to Scharnstein.
On the Traunvierteltour - stage 2 from Schlierbach to Gmunden am Traunsee.

By car:
West motorway A1: Vienna - Voralpenkreuz-A9 - exit Ried/Tr. ...
Innkreis motorway A8 Passau - Wels - Voralpenkreuz A9 - exit Ried/Tr. ...
... Voitsdorf - Pettenbach - Scharnstein
Western motorway A1: Munich - Salzburg - Regau exit - B145 in the direction of Gmunden - B120 in the direction of Scharnstein - Scharnstein

Please only use the designated car parks and show consideration for private property! Thank you for your fairness!

by plane:
Blue Danube Airport Linz/Hörsching 55 km
W.A. Mozart Airport Salzburg 95 km
Vienna International Airport Vienna/Schwechat 235 km
Franz-Josef Strauss Airport Munich 200 km

Mobility on site with the Salzkammergut Shuttle Service:
Call +43 (0) 50 - 422 422 at least 1 hour before the start of the journey! We are available for you by telephone daily from 6:00 to 19:00.
Outside our opening hours, you are welcome to book your journey in advance via the otaxi app and pay conveniently!

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Route 70
Scharnstein town centre - Grüne Erde Welt - Steinbach a. Z. - Pettenbach - Fischböckau - Vorchdorf railway station

Route 52
Laakirchen - Moorbad Gmös - Kirchham - Hagenmühle - Scharnstein

Daily from 07:00 to 20:00 every hour, also on Sundays and public holidays.

Further information about the Almtal can be found at   

Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers


Scharnstein im Almtal
Information - Bürgersericestelle
Hauptstr. 13
4644 Scharnstein

Phone +43 43 2255
Fax machine +43 7615 2255 - 30

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