A single train line runs north–south from Attnang-Puchheim via Bad Ischl (one of the region’s main towns) and Hallstatt to Stainach Irdning (every two hours; 2hr 5min), with connections from Salzburg and Linz at Attnang-Puchheim and from Graz at Stainach Irdning. But buses are generally quicker, with Bad Ischl a useful hub for connections. Hourly bus #150 between Salzburg and Bad Ischl (1hr 35min) runs east along the southern shore of the Wolfgangsee; for St Wolfgang change at Strobl for connecting bus #546 (approx hourly; 15min).

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