Salzburg Fortress Railway...

Austria's oldest funicular railway runs every ten minutes to the Hohensalzburg Fortress and has been in operation since 1892.

1.7 million passengers a year enjoy the ride on the fortress railway and look through the large panoramic window at the city of Salzburg during the 54-second journey. In those days the FestungsBahn was still operated by water power, but today it is a modern railway system offering the best in comfort and safety. 

Map

Gallery

Suitable

  • Good weather
  • Bad weather
  • Barrier-free
  • Pets allowed
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Familyfriendly

Contact

Salzburg Fortress Railway...
Salzburg
5020, Festungsgasse 4
  • Visit website
Other trips
Dachstein Krippenstein Salzkammergut cable car
Dachstein Krippenstein Cable Cars Obertraun

Dachstein Krippenstein Cable Cars Obertraun

Alpendorf cable car
Alpendorf cable car summer St. Johann i.P.

Summer operation cable car Alpendorf St. Johann im Pongau

Female skiers getting off the chairlift
Monte Popolo Eben ski area Eben im Pongau

Monto Popolo family ski area Eben im Pongau

Karbachalm Muehlbach am Hochkoenig
Karbachalm Mühlbach am Hochkönig

Karbachalm Mühlbach Salzburg

Dorfbahn Koenigsleiten
Königsleiten Dorfbahn Wald im Pinzgau

Königsleiten Dorfbahn Wald im Pinzgau