Booking an airport transfer from Salzburg to Obertauern removes all the hassle of having to organise all transportation to and from the resort. If you’re planning a trip to this unique Austrian ski resort, make sure you can actually 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 Obertauern will take around 1 hour 30 minutes though this may see significant changes depending on seasonal traffic and road conditions. Obertauern is a quite popular ski resort, 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 Obertauern (91,5 km), is via Kasernenstraße to A1. On the A10 head towards Anschlußstelle Ennstal/B320/E651. From the A10, take the 63-Altenmarkt exit. Move to the B99 (Obertauern).
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 necessarily have to go straight to your ski resort. If you wish to stop at any stage of the trip to stretch your legs, we will happily accommodate this.
There are several supermarkets on your way to Obertauern. You can buy some snacks for the journey and necessary ski holiday essentials before you get to the resort. Products bought on the way to ski resort can be cheaper than those found in the resort stores.
Situated in the Salzburgerland region of the Austrian Alps, Obertauern is nestled within the scenic peaks of the Tauern mountain range. You can enjoy magnificent mountain views during your trip. Take your camera, get excited, and start snapping.
It’s important to know that your journey from Salzburg to Obertauern will take you to a high altitude. This presents its own potential complications.
Salzburg airport sits at 430m, while Obertauern has unusually high altitudes for Austria and is nestled at 1,740m. This journey can present some passengers with mild discomfort. Nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are especially prone to feeling unwell.
When you combine this air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey sometimes can be difficult. If needed, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
When feeling particularly unwell, the incredible mountain scenery of Obertauern can work as a perfect medicine for you.
Obertauern ski resort has direct access to 100km of downhill skiing, with 66 individual pistes, served by 26 ski lifts. Ski area in this unusual resort is built in a one-of-a-kind circuit where you always return to your starting point, whichever direction you ski. Obertauern is known as Austria’s snowiest ski destination. You are welcome to enjoy perfect holiday experience in Austria's mountains.
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, dozens 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 amazing value transfers to all resorts in the Austrian Alps. We like to take a transparent approach to pricing structure. We take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our quotes. These include:
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.
If you wish to lower your costs and spend less time stuck in traffic and see a destination at a less frenetic time, we highly recommend travelling midweek. A midweek transfer can save you up to 60%.
More discounts are available for travelling off-season and off-peak.
On offseason, ski & snowboard equipment storage is extremely important and convenient. Alps2Alps Ski Depot service solves this problem and makes it easy for you, you just leave here your ski or snowboard after your ski holidays. Also, ski service is offered – repair, edge tuning, wax etc. That is very simple– you will give 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 transfer is very easy and totally stress-free! The easiest 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.