Experience the Wilder Kaiser region
On the sunny side of the imposing Wilder Kaiser mountain range, four holiday towns and villages; Ellmau, Going, Scheffau and Söll can be found. The incomparable experience of nature and mountains in combination with a diverse mix of activities inspires and awakens the zest for life. In addition, the reliable local public transport is available in the Wilder Kaiser region. So, as you will see - there are no limits to your holiday without a car!
Thank you for choosing a climate-friendly journey by train. #we together
- Train journey incl. seat reservations on the ÖBB Nightjets NJ 40491/40420 from Hamburg or NJ 421/420 from Düsseldorf or NJ 421/420 from Amsterdam to Kufstein and return (upgrade to couchette possible! – see prices and train connections)
- komoot voucher for the World Package worth € 29.99
- Transfer from Kufstein railway station to the chosen accommodation in Ellmau, Going, Scheffau or Söll and return
bookable from € 108,-
Written bookings can be made at least 7 working days before arrival directly with ÖBB Rail Tours at:
- +43 (0)1 89930 (Mon-Fri, weekdays, from 9:00 -13:00)
- request form
The travel documents will be sent by email only.
Your luggage in the NJ
Easily stowed luggage can be stored in the luggage racks above the seats. Since the space is limited in height, bulky pieces of luggage should be stowed under the seats.
Your contact for hotel bookings
- Tourismusverband Wilder Kaiser
Dorf 35, 6352 Ellmau
- Tel. +43 (0)505 09
- Tourismusverband Wilder Kaiser
Hiking vacation at the Wilder Kaiser
Experience nature actively
Enjoy a hiking vacation that leaves nothing to be desired. At Wilder Kaiser rugged rocky peaks meet gentle grassy mountains and comfortable panoramic hikes meet adventurous summit tours. Primeval huts along the way invite you to stop for Tyrolean specialties and refreshing drinks. The fascinating view and the nature experience will inspire you.
Tip: The free hiking busses run regularly to the most beautiful hiking
the most beautiful hiking starting points such as Hintersteiner See, Hüttling and Wochenbrunner Alm.
The active program
Varied summer experiences
Explore the most beautiful corners of the region together in a group and try out new, exciting activities - all this and much more is possible possible with the extensive activity program at the Wilder Kaiser. Trained guides, hiking guides and experts accompany you on adventures through the four Kaiser resorts of Ellmau, Going, Scheffau and Söll. Families will also get their money's worth, as many of the program points are particularly child-friendly.
Tip: The meeting points for the activity program have been chosen so that they are easily reached by public transport or on foot.
The Bergdoktor film locations
Vacation like in the movie in Ellmau, Going, Scheffau and Söll
The Wilder Kaiser region and the famous TV series "Der Bergdoktor" simply belong together. Every year, filming takes place in the towns of Ellmau, Going, Scheffau and Söll filming takes place for the new seasons. Thereby the most beautiful sides of the region for the television broadcast. But it is not only digitally that all Bergdoktor fans get their money's worth. The film locations can be explored on film hikes, tractor rides and other opportunities. A visit pays off in any case, because one thing is for sure: It's even more beautiful at the Wilder Kaiser! #inechtnochschöner
Mobile without limits - even without a car
This is how you can easily get to your destination:
- To the four resorts: KaiserJet, scheduled buses
- To the hiking starting points: Hiking buses
- To the mountain lifts: KaiserJet, ski bus in winter
- To the swimming pools and excursion destinations: KaiserJet
- To the village evenings and summer concerts: KaiserJet village evening bus
- Within Ellmau: VVT Regiorad | powered by Ellmau
- To the neighboring villages: public buses
Tip: Wilder Kaiser GästeCard = ticket
The GästeCard is your ticket for public transport. Simply show it when boarding and explore the region free of charge. You receive the GästeCard at no extra charge directly at your booked accommodation.
Green journey accommodations
Find the perfect place to stay for your time out in the Wilder Kaiser region
Some accommodations in the Wilder Kaiser region have specialized especially in the needs of guests arriving by train. The "Green Arrival" accommodations are centrally located and near bus stops.
Tip: By showing your train ticket you will also receive a 10% discount on bike rental at all participating establishments.
A little closer to heaven with the mountain lifts
Many working lifts in summer
A summer full of experiences in the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental! With the seven BergErlebnisWelten, exciting panoramic high-altitude trails and open summer lifts in each of the four Kaiser resorts, there's plenty of variety is provided. With the Wilder Kaiser always in view, you'll travel through the gentle mountain world to the coziest huts and the most beautiful
vantage points. The Kaiserjet takes you easily and free of charge to all the mountain every half hour to all mountain railroads.
Tip: If you want to use several mountain railroads at the same time during your summer vacation, is best advised with the BergErlebnisCard. This combined mountain railroad card is available for 1 to 14 days and includes 15 lifts in the region and the nearby area.
The pleasure bike tours
Through the region by bike
More than 350 km of bike and mountain bike trails stretch through the mountain and valley landscape of the Wilder Kaiser region. Special highlights are the well-signposted pleasure tours such as the Pölvenradrunde, Kaiserradrunde, Sölllandlradrunde and Salvenradrunde. One thing is certain: Variety and breathtaking nature experiences are guaranteed in any case.
Tip: The four vacation resorts are connected by a cycle path and the village centers are only a maximum of 10 km apart. Perfect to discover the discover the region by bike.
The Hintersteiner See Lake
Would you like to cool down and relax?
In addition to the mountain experience, the Wilder Kaiser region has another particularly refreshing summer highlight: the Hintersteiner Lake. The popular destination is fed by a mountain spring, has drinking water quality and is one of the cleanest and most beautiful lakes in Tyrol. In addition to a jump into the cool water, recreation seekers, hikers and cyclists will also find numerous resting places and paths through the nature.
Tip: The Hintersteiner See bus takes you at regular intervals up to the excursion destination - quickly and free of charge.
Please provide the address of your preferred accommodation in Ellmau, Going, Scheffau or Söll when making your booking.
2 suitcases + 1 piece of hand luggage per person are included in the price. Each additional suitcase will be charged at €10.00 each way. 1 item of sports equipment is also included in the price. Each additional item of sports equipment will be charged at €10.00 each way.
Find, plan and share your adventures with komoot.
With your rail ticket for the respective route, you will also receive a voucher for your komoot World Package worth € 29.99. Valid until 31.12.2023.
ÖBB Rail & Drive
Off on holiday by train & car. The environmentally friendly mobility offer combines rail travel with car travel in a convenient way. This way you can get to every beautiful corner of Austria for your excursion. Locations are represented throughout Austria.
from/to Hamburg or Düsseldorf or Amsterdam
Offer includes train journey incl. seat reservation* on the ÖBB Nightjets NJ 40491/40420 from Hamburg or NJ 421/420 from Düsseldorf or NJ 421/420 from Amsterdam to Kufstein and return, transfer from the railway station to your preferred accommodation in Ellmau, Going, Scheffau or Söll and return, as well as a komoot voucher code for the World Package worth € 29.99.
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* Surcharge per person and direction in a couchette (incl. breakfast)
- Children under 6 years on request
- Couchette in a 4-person compartment € 30.00
- Couchette in a 6-person compartment € 20.00
- For maximum privacy, the compartments can also be booked as a separate (private) compartment. This enables you to travel in a compartment with just your family or friends, without having to share it with other passengers who are not in your group.
- The rail ticket is valid on the booked train only. Limited number of places available – bookings are otherwise possible for an additional charge.
- Surcharge transfer for only 1 person: € 30,-
NJ 40491/NJ 40420
NJ 40491 Outward journey railway station NJ 40420 Return journey dep. 20:12 Hamburg-Altona arr. 09:04 dep. 20:22 Hamburg Dammtor arr. 08:53 dep. 20:29 Hamburg Central Station arr. 08:47 dep. 21:57 Hannover Central Station arr. 06:49 dep. 22:59 Göttingen arr. 05:51 arr. 08:26 Kufstein dep. 21:35
Trains run daily
NJ 421/NJ 420
NJ 421 Outward journey railway station NJ 420 Return journey dep. 19:29 Amsterdam Centraal arr. 09:58 dep. 20:02 Utrecht Centraal arr. 09:25 dep. 20:37 Arnhem Centraal arr. 08:44 dep. 21:44 Düsseldorf Central Station arr. 07:25 dep. 22:17 Köln Central Station arr. 06:55 dep. 23:05 Bonn Central Station arr. 05:59 dep. 23:47 Koblenz Central Station arr. 05:11 arr. 08:26 Kufstein dep. 21:35
Trains run daily
Rebooking and cancellation
The rail ticket is valid on the booked train only. Limited number of places available – bookings are otherwise possible for an additional charge.
Are you unable to go on your trip?
- Up to 16 working days before arrival: € 50.00 processing fee per booking
- Cancellation from 15 working days to 4 working days before arrival: Cancellation fee 60% of the total package price
- Cancellation from 3 working days before arrival: Cancellation fee 90% of the total package price
Processing fee for changes of any kind after fixed booking: min. € 30,- per booking
A rebooking is treated as a cancellation and a new booking.
We recommend that you purchase travel cancellation insurance!