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Salzburg Airport to Saalbach Transfers

Booking an airport transfer from Salzburg to Saalbach will save you from the need of having to organise all transportation to the ski resort.  Alps2Alps offers low cost transfers services for your winter holiday in Austria.

Below you will find all the necessary information you need to know about your journey from plane to Saalbach, and some facts why our clients trust Alps2Alps to deliver a reliable & friendly airport transfer service.

Transfers from Salzburg to Saalbach

On average, transfers from Salzburg to Saalbach will take around 1 hour 30 minutes though this may see significant changes depending on seasonal traffic and road conditions. Saalbach is one of Austria's most popular winter-sports holiday destinations; it can become very busy especially during peak times. You can expect to encounter some crowd and waiting. At Alps2Alps we will always do whatever possible to ensure you are comfortable for the duration of your airport transfer.

We highly recommend travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and maximise time on the slopes.

 

Route Details, Issues & Alternatives

The direct route from Salzburg to Saalbach (86,6km) will take you via routes B21 and B311. Head to Christian-Doppler-Platz and Loiger Street in the direction of Innsbrucker Bundesstraße/B1. Move to Bad Reichenhall (B21), Lofer (B178) and Saalfelden (B311), move towards Glemmerstraße/Glemmtaler Landesstraße (Maishofen). In Maishofen continue to Saalbach Hinterglemm (L111). Always ask the driver about the best possible route. If there is bad weather or snow, you should add extra time for your transfer.

 

What to Do En-Route

You don’t have to go directly to your end destination. Ask your driver for a short stop (up to 10 minutes) -your legs will thank you when you get out to stretch them. If you wish to stop at any stage of the trip, we will happily accommodate this.

There are numerous supermarkets on your way to Saalbach. If you are hungry on your way to the resort, you can choose a few snacks for the journey. You may find that products bought on the way to ski resort are cheaper than those found in the resort itself. Maybe that is better to get your travel essentials before your arrival at your dream destination. Please note that all shop visits should be pre-booked with Customer Support prior your arrival.

Saalbach is located in the beautiful Kitzbuhler Alps, in the glorious Glemmtal valley. No doubt you will enjoy its breathtaking mountain scenery during your airport transfer.  Get your camera ready for some nice shots.

 

Journey Altitude

It’s important to remember that your journey from Salzburg to Saalbach will take you to a higher altitude. This can present its own potential complications.

Salzburg airport sits at 430m, while Saalbach ski resort sits at an altitude of 1000m. Some passengers can experience mild discomfort, such as nausea, headaches and dizziness can be the symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are often the ones at risk to feel unwell.

When you combine this 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.

If you are feeling particularly unwell, the beautiful mountain scenery can be the perfect medicine for you.

 

Saalbach Ski Resort

Saalbach is a little old Tyrolean village set in a long, forested Glemmtal valley. Salzburg's skiing region is known as one of the most diverse and best ski areas in the Alps. 

The resort is completely car-free. It’s connected with the neighbouring village of Hinterglemm and is officially titled Saalbach-Hinterglemm. Saalbach offers 200km of ski slopes, with 60 individual pistes, served by 52 ski lifts. Some of the black slopes are used during the world championships. There's a Professional Terrain Park for snowboarders located in Hinterglemm.

Saalbach-Hinterglemm has now been linked to the Tirolean resort of Fieberbrunn to create a total 270km of slopes and 70 modern lifts. Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn together forms Austria's biggest ski domain. The 'Ski Circus' is one of the most beautiful ski areas in Austria. Linked ski area forms a circuit on the mountains around the two main resort villages, in the circuit form which can be ridden either clockwise or anticlockwise.

The resort is among the 5 most family-friendly ski Resorts in Salzburg. Saalbach-Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn is well-known for its spectacular events and legendary Aprés-Ski.

Find out more about Saalbach ski resort here.

 

Salzburg Airport Transfers (SZG)

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, ski enthusiasts from all over Europe flock here in their droves. Make sure you book your ski transfer in advance to avoid any unnecessary waiting and stress.

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.

Find out more about Salzburg Airport here.

 

How Much Will Your Transfer From Salzburg to Saalbach Cost?

At Alps2Alps, we aim to offer the best value transfers to all resorts in the Alps. We like to take a transparent approach to price structure. We take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our quotes. These factors include:

  • Your journey

  • 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.

 

Midweek Transfers

By travelling midweek you'll enjoy lower prices, spend less time stuck in traffic and see your dream ski destination at a less frenetic time. We strongly recommend travelling midweek; this can cut your costs by up to 60%. More discounts are available for the travelling off-season and off-peak.

 

Ski Depot: Alps 2 Alps Service to store your skis

Proper storage plays a key role in keeping your ski and snowboard equipment in good condition for the next season. Alps2Alps Ski Depot service makes it easy for you: simply leave here your ski or snowboard after your ski holidays.  Other ski services are also available: ski tuning & repair, snowboard base damage, wax etc. You need to give your ski or snowboard to the transfer driver; the equipment will be dried and maintained for your next holidays! You can receive it back on your next trip to the Alps, in any airport wherever Alps2Alps operates.

 

Book Your Salzburg to Saalbach Transfer

Book your airport transfer through our website, 24/7. All you need to do is to complete our online booking form. You can also contact us via e-mail or telephone.

That is very easy and totally stress-free! Booking online takes less than 5 minutes and we’ll guarantee your booking immediately. If your chosen service or destination isn’t available, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us and we’ll do our best to assist you. 

Head over to our booking page to get a real-time quote within seconds.