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Salzburg Airport & Transfer Guide

Salzburg Airport is named after legendary composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and its slogan is - faster, easier, friendlier! Sounds like a great starting point for your ski holidays, right? Salzburg Airport is second largest international airport in Austria, therefore it is a gateway to Austria’s numerous ski resorts, including the largest network of linked ski resorts in Europe - Ski Amadé region.

Airport Location

Salzburg Airport is located 4 km from the city center, therefore it is easy to access the city of culture. Also, the border with Germany is just 2 km away, making it a popular choice for skiing enthusiasts.,12.9945693,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x477690266b67d28b:0x6f3005d5ba94a027!8m2!3d47.791163!4d12.996758

Closest Ski Resorts to Salzburg Airport

Salzburg Airport plenty head into Austria for the generally higher skiing, but there are many great resorts closer at hand in the Bavarian Alps and airport is located north from there. Here are some ski resorts that are close to Munich Airport. These transfer times are approximate only - weather and traffic conditions can have significant impact to transfer times. :


  • Alpendorf (Austria) - 64 km/ 55 minutes
  • Bad Gastein (Austria) - 97 km/ 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Cortina d’Ampezzo (Italy) - 288 km/ 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Flachau (Austria) - 71 km/ 1 hour
  • Hintertux (Austria) - 190 km/ 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Ischgl (Austria) 277 km/ 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Kitzbuhel (Austria) - 75 km/ 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Lech (Austria) - 292 km/ 3 hours 40 minutes
  • Obertauern (Austria) - 92 km/ 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Saalbach (Austria) - 82 km/ 1 hour 30 minutes
  • San Vigilio di Marebbe (Italy) - 285 km/ 3 hours 45 minutes
  • Schladming (Austria) - 83 km/ 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Solden (Austria) - 260 km/ 3 hours 15 minutes
  • St Anton (Austria) - 273 km/ 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Val Gardena (Italy) - 290 km/ 3 hours 50 minutes
  • Zell am See (Austria) - 77 km/ 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Zell am Ziller (Austria) - 162 km/ 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Zillertal (Austria) - 161 km/ 2 hours 10 minutes


Salzburg Airport Public Transport Links

Being located only 4 km from the city center, it is easy to access it by public transport - trolleybus, bus, train or taxi and reach the city center in less than 20 minutes. Winter sports enthusiasts very often choose Salzburg airport as a place to start their trip to the ski resort. For the most convenient travel to your selected resort, we highly recommend using private transfer services, because you may have to have multiple changes if traveling by public transport.

Airlines Flying to Salzburg Airport

Here is the list of the most common airlines flying into Salzburg Airport:

  • Air Baltic
  • Austrian Airlines
  • British Airways
  • EasyJet
  • Eurowings
  • Finnair
  • FlyBe
  • KLM
  • Lufthansa
  • NIKI
  • Norwegian
  • Ryanair
  • S7 Airlines
  • SAS
  • Transavia
  • TUIfly
  • Turkish Airlines
  • WOW air


Alternative Airports Nearby

Whether you are struggling to find the flight you need or a diversion is needed, it is always helpful to know the closest airports. Here are some nearby alternatives to Salzburg Airport:


  • Munich Airport - 176 km  / 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Innsbruck Airport  - 182 km/ 2 hours 25 minutes


Cost of Flying with your Ski to Salzburg Airport

Airline companies are charging different fees for your baggage - we have looked at the prices of the main airline company flying into Salzburg Airport. Here is approximate cost to travel with your own skis:

  • Air Baltic - € 35 per flight
  • Austrian Airlines - € 50 per flight
  • British Airways - € 45 per flight
  • EasyJet - € 40 per flight
  • Eurowings - € 50 per flight
  • Finnair - € 30 per flight
  • FlyBe - no extra charge
  • - € 37 per flight
  • KLM - € 25 per flight
  • Lufthansa - € 50 per flight
  • NIKI - € 20 per flight
  • Norwegian - € 35 per flight
  • Ryanair - € 40 per flight
  • S7 Airlines - € 40 per flight
  • SAS - € 35 per flight
  • Transavia - € 29 per flight
  • TUIfly - € 65 per flight
  • Turkish Airlines - € 25 per flight
  • WOW air - € 40 per flight

All the baggage prices are approximate. It may change depending on departure/arrival point and other factors - we recommend to get acquainted with the airlines official info - in many cases skis can be carried as checked baggage within the free baggage allowance.


Important Information for Salzburg Airport

If you are flying into Salzburg Airport, here are some vital links and useful info you may need:

Salzburg Airport Homepage
Salzburg Airport Business Lounge Info
Salzburg Official Travel Guide

Cost of Transfers from Salzburg Airport

Our aim is to ensure you with the best possible transfer service in Alps region. Our dynamic pricing structure ensures that you will get the best deal - it depends on several circumstances and aspects, we don’t have fixed rates.
Here are the main factors what we take into account when making you a great offer:

  • The day and time of your travel (midweek is the right choice for a discount!)
  • The number of people traveling
  • Chosen airport and location of resort you wish to travel to
  • Any special additional discounts that we can offer

Significant savings on your transfer costs are feasible if traveling off-peak and off-season - the prices may differ even by 60% if you chose to travel midweek and weekend.

Vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilization are all factors that we take into account as well as other costs, for example, parking or road tolls when quoting your transfer. Find out more about our transfer prices, you can do so here.

Transfers from Salzburg Airport with Alps2Alps

When offering cut-price services for our clients, quality and safety still are our main priorities. Our English speaking, professional drivers will transport you from Salzburg Airport to your desired ski resort in the best possible way - we are proud of our exceptional reliability and punctuality.

Our fleet of cars is formed by modern Renault Trafic, Opel Vivaro and Mercedes E Class vehicles. All of our vehicles are equipped for winter conditions and comply with local authority regulation.

Find out more and book your transfer from Salzburg Airport here!