Day trip to Hallstatt from Cesky Krumlov

Be sure not to miss Hallstatt, the UNESCO-listed lake town at the foot of the Alps. It will be one of the highlights of your trip to Europe. Promise!

CK Shuttle’s comfortable little buses depart from Cesky Krumlov at 8:00 am (and 10:30 am) every day. You’ll reach Hallstatt just in time for an early lunch. The shuttle stops right at the entrance to the historical centre, at the same spot you’ll be picked up later.

When the afternoon’s over and you’ve got your daily dose of breathtaking sights and history, the afternoon shuttle bus heading back to Cesky Krumlov will pick you up at the same spot you got off. They depart at 15:00 pm (or 17:00 pm) so that you make it to Cesky Krumlov for dinner.

Approximate schedule: departure from Cesky Krumlov at 8:00 am (or 10:30 am)
arrival in Hallstatt at approximately 11:00 am (or 13:30 pm)
departure from Hallstatt at 15:00 pm (or 17:00 pm)
arrival in Cesky Krumlov at approximately 18:00 pm (or 20:00 pm)
Price: 2.200 CZK 1600 CZK* / 1 person

The price only includes transportation from Cesky Krumlov to Hallstatt and back to Cesky Krumlov

*The discounted price of 1600 CZK per person may not be applied when booking transfer for group of less than 3 persons less than 3 days in advance, nor during the low season (November to March).

How to book the day trip from Cesky Krumlov to Hallstatt

To book the day trip, please use our booking form and book the shuttle from Cesky Krumlov to Hallstatt in the morning and another shuttle from Hallstatt to Cesky Krumlov in the afternoon.

About Hallstatt
the UNESCO-listed lake town at the foot of the Alps

Hallstatt is a small community of over 900 inhabitants situated 508 metres above the sea level in the centre of an area called Salzkammergut (salt chamber), surrounded by the mountain range of Dachstein on one side, and the Hallstattersee Lake on the other.

Due to its wealth and development based on salt mining, this place is the cradle of what is today known as Hallstatt Culture/Era. Thanks to its rich history, culture, and architecture, Hallstatt was listed by UNESCO among the world heritage sites in 1996.

Hallstatt is an ideal destination, or a scenic stop-over for travellers on their way from Salzburg, or Linz to other destinations.

The most charming thing about Hallstatt is the fact that all houses are crammed together allowing merely for one major street (Seestrasse - running along the lake) and a few pathways (among the individual buildings) - all within a strictly limited area of land between the lake and the mountain behind the village. The mountain behind the village is the location of an extensive and world´s oldest salt mine with huge cave systems.

Hallstatt also offers a number of historical buildings skillfully built into the mountain slope, and the obligatory salt museum boasting exclusive finds of some of the oldest tools ever used by mankind.

An enjoyable trip by the mountain funicular train comfortably gets you to the entrance of the salt mine as well as to the Hallstatt graveyard - both located at the top of the mountain above Hallstatt. Correspondingly, Rudolf Tower situated there, too, was originally used by the mine´s guidesmen, and is now a restaurant offering stunning views of the surrounding area.

All the above clearly explains why the Chinese decided to build a copy of the town, which was officially revealed in 2012 (in the presence of Austrian representatives) in the Chinese province of Kuang-tung costing over 940 million US Dollars.

Apart from its architecture, and salt-mining history, you can also enjoy a romantic boat ride, or enjoy a cycling trip to the nearby village of Obertraun.

Hallstatt is also an ideal destination for all lovers of mountain hiking, and lake diving.


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