• Advent on Lake Wolfgangsee

    Advent on Lake Wolfgangsee

    Festive experiences with WolfgangseeSchifffahrt ferries and SchafbergBahn cog railway

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    NEW: Online Ticket

    book your ticket comfortably in advance

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  • Salzburg-Bahnen App

    Salzburg-Bahnen App

    Audioguide, current departure times, interactive overview map, news, events and much more

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    Get impressed!

    Breathtaking views from the top



Advent with Ship and Train

Advent with Ship and Train

Advent Cruises on WolfgangseeSchifffahrt ferries

From 22 November until 22 December 2019, die WolfgangseeSchifffahrt ferries bring you to the three Advent villages St. Gilgen, Strobl and St. Wolfgang. From 25 December 2019 until 01 January 2020, the ferries also cruise on Lake Wolfgangsee. The detailed timetables can be found here. For festive events during Advent, check out our event highlights here

Advent Rides on the SchafbergBahn cog railway

From 22 November until 22 December 2019 (from Thursday to Sunday), you can enjoy the wintry Salzakmmergut by taking a ride on the SchafbergBahn cog railway. The cog railway chugs through the winter forest up to the second siding at 1,015 m above sea level. The detailed timetable can be found here.

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Events during Advent

Events during Advent

Take part in the festive Advent events on board the WolfgangseeSchifffahrt ferries. 

Pirnis Plattenkiste on Lake Wolfgangsee in Advent 

During this pre-Christmas cruise across the lake, Reinhard Pirnbacher presents Christmas music from around the world.

  • Date: 6 December 2019
  • Price: € 18.00 per person
  • Departure: 7 p.m., St. Wolfgang Schafbergbahn boat landing, duration ca. 3 hours
  • Reservation (required): T +43/6138/2232-0, berg.schiff@schafbergbahn.at 


Lantern Cruise 

Enjoy an idyllic ride with WolfgangseeSchifffahrt ferries around the iconic light of peace lantern of Lake Wolfgangsee while getting to know more about chrimstmasy music and stories.

  • Dates November: 25 and 26. November 2019
  • Dates December: 02, 03, 09, 10, 16, and 17 December 2019
  • Price: € 7.00 per person
  • Departure: 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. each, St. Wolfgang Markt boat landing, duration ca. 35 minutes
  • Info: T +43/6138/2232-0, berg.schiff@schafbergbahn.at

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App for the Wolfgangsee Ferries, SchafbergBahn, FestungsBahn Funicular and Mönchsberg Lift.

With our new Salzburg-Bahnen App, you will be able to immerse yourself even more deeply in the fascinating world of trains and ships operated by Salzburg AG! The SchafbergBahn and Wolfgangsee Ferries in the Salzkammergut region as well as the Mönchsberg Lift and FestungsBahn Funicular in the city of Salzburg will carry you to the most awe-inspiring lookout points and promise unforgettable experiences. Thanks to this app, you always have a great overview: ahead of time and once you are here.


  • Integrated audio guide for the SchafbergBahn and Wolfgangsee Ferries
  • Online ticketing
  • Current departure times for the SchafbergBahn and Wolfgangsee Ferries
  • Interactive overview map with locator function
  • Current weather information and live pictures
  • Bucket list
  • Latest info, news, events and much more

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