The best routes to the Grossglockner High Alpine Road Basically, the Grossglockner High Alpine Road can be driven from Salzburg or Carinthia. On the Salzburg side from the town of Bruck on the Grossglockner Road – via the Fusch/Ferleiten cash desk. On the Carinthian side from Heiligenblut am Grossglockner. Whichever side you choose, how you get here will vary.

Getting here by car Route planners help you find the best route to the starting point of your Glockner experience quickly and easily:

Offer alternative route Grossglockner High Alpine Road

The Grossglockner High Alpine Road would like to make travellers an offer to use the Grossglockner High Alpine Road as an exciting alternative route with a special price during the A10 tunnel renovation (one lane only).
This route applies …
… only the day you are due to arrive and depart
… only when your accommodation booking is confirmed in neighbouring regions in Carinthia, East Tyrol and Salzburg
… not in July and August (details below), only during periods when the A10 tunnel is being upgraded and is down to single lane traffic.

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Getting here via public transport From Salzburg and Bavaria – coming from the north:

  • Getting here by train from Munich and Vienna via Salzburg to Bruck or Zell am See train station – for the latest ÖBB timetable see 
  • Continue by Postbus from Zell am See to the final station, Ferleiten cash point/Ferleiten Wildlife Park – for the latest Postbus timetable see
  • Continue by Glocknerbus to the Grossglockner High Alpine Road (from the end of May until the end of September) from the towns of Hinterglemm, Saalbach, Zell am See, Bruck and Fusch – Information available at

Coming from Carinthia – from the south:

  • Heiligenblut - Grossglockner Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-Höhe Line 9546
        (from mid-June to mid-September)

Shuttle buses to Heiligenblut

  • From Spittal an der Drau Line 5108 to Heiligenblut incl. Radbus Mölltal 
  • From Lienz (East Tyrol) Line 942 to Winklern in Mölltal continuing on Line 5108 to Heiligenblut