Traveling by DB Autozug photo: deutsche bahn/autozug
By: bert olsen 27. November 2011
Travel safely and without traffic jams to the most beautiful ski resorts in the alps by DB Autozug
(hamburg, 25. november 2011) the joy of departure without the frustration of arrival: for hamburger’s winter sports fans who use the DB Autozug, it’s ski and toboggan good right from the start! Instead of standing in traffic jams on slippery roads, you can take a relaxed and reliable trip from the autozug terminal in hamburg altona to the most beautiful winter sports areas in the european alps. Whether zillertal or zugspitze or zillertal, seiser alm or obertauern – the mountain is calling! Check into the DB Autozug in the evening and the white splendor is only a ride away overnight on the DB Autozug. From hamburg, the destinations of bolzano, munich, innsbruck, schwarzach-st. Veit and lorrach accessible. Relaxing prospects for all who dream of a carefree skiing vacation. Comfortable arrival and departure, no stress with luggage and mobility at the destination with your own car, these are the advantages of the DB Autozug.
The direct and comfortable way to the winter wonderland
Off to wedel and safely into the powder snow:
To austria: with innsbruck in tirol and schwarzach-st. Veit in salzburger land there are two destinations on the schedule from which you can reach the salzburger sportwelt, the fantastic kitzbuhel alps or the schladming-dachstein region within just under an hour by car.
Italy: this is where the DB car train to bozen goes: the seiser alm in south tyrol, which can also be reached in about an hour’s drive from the car train terminal in bozen, offers full skiing pleasure until april.
it’s off to germany’s top winter sports resorts like oberstdorf or garmisch-partenkirchen? Then travel to munich on the DB car train.
travel overnight to lorrach on the DB car train. the autotrain terminal in lorrach is just a few kilometers from the swiss border. from there, for example, the ski resorts in the bernese oberland or central switzerland can be reached in just under two hours.
What to watch out for
So that the white splendor does not become a problem on site, the car should be winter-safe. that means: despite winter tires, snow chains belong in the trunk just as much as sufficient antifreeze for the radiator and windshield wiper system as well as a warning vest. skis can only be taken in the car or on the ski carrier when traveling by car train. Here it is absolutely necessary to pay attention to the fact that with roof superstructures and roof luggage the permissible total height not exceeded becomes.
Savings option for spontaneous ski fans
for winter sports enthusiasts, the popular autozug-spezial offer is the ideal way to save money on travel: from 99.00 euros, it takes you through germany and to austria or italy at a low price. the special car train offer includes a single seat in the couchette car and the carriage of the car. additional passengers pay 60,00 euro per person. Attention: the car train special is only available in limited numbers on selected dates. The rebooking and refund are unfortunately excluded.
According to the timetable, the car train to munich (munich-east station) runs daily from 21.12 o’clock from hamburg-altona.
but please note the check-in and reservation times.
All timetables, prices and travel information can be found in the current catalog. Information and booking about:
The bahn service number at 0180 5 99 66 33* (keyword "autozug"), daily from 08.00 to 22.00 a.m
(14 ct/min. From the fixed network, tariff at mobilfunk max. 42 ct/minute)