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Traun Bike Trail R4

Special features
Board possible
suitable for families

Tour and route information

  • Starting place: 4810 Gmunden
  • Starting point: Gmunden - Traun bridge
  • Destination: 4481 Asten
  • Destination: Junction with Danube bike trail at Abwinden/Asten.
  • Path number: R4
Duration: 5h 21m
Length: 82,8 km
Altitude difference (uphill): 180m
Altitude difference (downhill): 361m
Lowest point: 245m
Highest point: 465m



Panoramic view:

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Paths covering:

  • Asphalt
  • Gravel

Most economical season:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
The Traun bike trail is one of the most important north-south routes for cyclists in Upper Austria.

Cycle from Gmunden am Traunsee via Ohlsdorf and Laakirchen to Lambach with its Benedictine abbey. Always following the river, continue to Wels and Linz, where you will finally reach your destination and where the Traun flows into the Danube.

Signage: R4 (Part of the Upper Austrian cycling network)

Opening times for bridges at hydroelectric power plants; Ottenheim - Wilhering and Abwinden – Asten: 1 April to 31 October, daily between 6.00 and 22.00 hours.

Altitude profile


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Accessibility / arrival

By car:
A1 highway Vienna - Salzburg - exit Steyrermühl B 144 towards Gmunden or Regau B 145 towards Gmunden for 7 km. Access from motorway also possible from Lindach and Vorchdorf exits.
From Germany via Passau on A 8 to Wels intersection, continue on the A8 south until Voralpenkreuz intersection, then take A1 towards Salzburg to the exits noted above.

By train:
Main Western line (No. 100.) Salzburg - Vienna changing at Attnang / Puchheim, take the Salzkammergut line (No. 170.) to Gmunden station.
From Germany via Passau to Wels, change in the direction Attnang / Puchheim taking the Salzkammergut line (No. 170) to Gmunden station.
From Graz Selzthal and Stainich Irdning to Gmunden.

Travelling by public transport

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Traun Bike Trail R4
Starting place: Gmunden

Duration: 5h 21m

Length: 82.8 km

Metres of altitude: 180m


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