Transfers from Salzburg to Bad Gastein shouldn’t be a fuss this ski season. If you’re looking forward to booking a trip to this Austrian ski resort, make sure that you can rely on your airport transfer provider. Below you will find all the necessary information you need to know about your journey from plane to powder snow, and some facts why our clients trust Alps2Alps to deliver a reliable & friendly airport transfer service.
On average, transfers from Salzburg to Bad Gastein will take around 1 hour 30 minutes though this may see significant changes depending on time, traffic and road conditions. Bad Gastein is one of the most prestigious alpine ski resorts in Austria, if travelling at peak times, you can expect to encounter some difficulties and waiting. We will always do whatever possible to ensure you are comfortable for the duration of your transfer.
We highly recommend travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and guarantee more time on the slopes.
The direct route from Salzburg to Bad Gastein (96 km) is via Kasernenstraße to A1. Take the A10 route and Gasteiner Bundesstraße B311 in the direction of K. H. Waggerl-Straße/Bad Gastein. Turn left onto K. H. Waggerl-Straße
Always ask the driver about the best possible way to get to the resort. If there is bad weather or snow, you should plan extra time for your transfer.
You don’t have to go straight to your ski destination. If you want to stop at any stage to stretch your legs, we will happily accommodate this.
There are many supermarkets en-route to Bad Gastein. If you are feeling hungry on your way to the ski resort, you are welcome to choose a few snacks for the journey. You may find that products bought on the way to Bad Gastein are cheaper than those found in the resort itself. Maybe that is better to get your travel essentials before your arrival to your destination.
Bad Gastein village is hidden in the Gastein Valley which covers three ski resorts (Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein and Dorfgastein). You can enjoy breathtaking mountain panoramas during your trip. Take your camera, get excited, and start snapping.
It’s important to know that your journey from Salzburg to Bad Gastein will take you to a high altitude. This presents its own potential complications.
Salzburg airport sits at 430m, while Bad Gastein is at 1,050m. Some passengers can experience discomfort, such as nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are often those at risk to feel unwell.
When you combine such air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey can be difficult for some people. If needed, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
It’s not the best feeling in the world when you are not feeling well, but the beautiful views can work as a perfect medicine for you.
Bad Gastein is more spa town than a traditional ski resort. Bad Gastein ski resort is part of the Gastein ski area with access to 205km of downhill skiing, with 178 individual pistes, served by 50 ski lifts. Appropriate ski Lift pass will give you the access to ski or snowboard in the other Gastein ski resorts of Bad Hofgastein, Graukogel, Dorfgastein and Sportsgastein.
Salzburg Airport is called "International Mozart Airport Salzburg". Sitting approximately 8km from the city centre, Salzburg Airport is the second-biggest airport in Austria. Ski season is the busiest time of the year here, a lot of skiers from all over Europe flock here in their droves. Make sure you book your ski transfer in advance to avoid any unnecessary waiting.
Flying with your own skis? Find out how much the airlines flying into Salzburg airport will charge you.
If you’re looking for information about your flight to Salzburg Airport, find it here.
At Alps 2 Alps, we aim to offer the best value transfers to all ski resorts in the Alps. We tend to take a transparent approach to our pricing structure. We take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our quotes. These important factors include:
The number of people travelling
The day and time you travel
Any discounts available
When calculating fares, we start with our standard price and then reduce this based on the factors mentioned above. This dynamic approach means we only ever decrease our prices – never increase them.
Pricing is also affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and additional costs such as road tolls and parking charges.
By travelling midweek you'll enjoy lower prices and will have more time for skiing. You will spend less time stuck in traffic and will enjoy hassle-free holidays! We strongly recommend you travelling midweek.
More discounts are available for the travelling off-season and off-peak, you can save up to 60%!
Alps2Alps offers you the possibility of ski & snowboard equipment storage. Ski Depot service makes it easy for you, it’s now possible to leave your skis or snowboard after your ski holidays in Ski Depot service storage. That is not only a ski storage, also ski service is offered such as repair, edge tuning, wax etc. All together it's very convenient – you will leave your ski or snowboard to the transfer driver and will receive them back on your next trip to the Alps, in any airport wherever Alps2Alps operates.
Booking your airport transfer is very easy and completely stress-free! The simplest way to do so is online, but you can also email or phone us if you prefer.
Booking online takes less than 5 minutes and we’ll guarantee your booking immediately. If your chosen service or destination isn’t available, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll do everything we can to assist you.