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Hinterthal Resort & Transfer Guide

Hinterthal is a quiet little village, which has been included in the CNN article on Europe’s best-undiscovered ski-resorts. A picturesque village of Hinterthal is one of five villages in the Hochkonig region and is close to the regional centre of Maria Alm. You will find it all in Hinterthal – the most beautiful ski area in Salzburg, incredible views of the impressive Hochkönig massif, the best-prepared ski slopes, a unique mountain panorama, deep snow slopes, and modern lifts. This exclusive ski resort village is the ideal place for fantastic winter holidays with family or friends!


Ski Resort Location

Hinterthal is located in Austria, 60 km from Salzburg. The village itself is small but it is connected to the main ski area of Maria Alm and Muhlbach via a newish gondola. There is a few four-star hotels and chalets, shops and bars.

Hinterthal is a central part of the Hochkonig region which has about 40 lifts and trails for all ability levels. In Hinterthal you have the wonderful opportunity to experience one of the most beautiful ski tours in the Alps on the Königstour with 35 km of continuous slopes and 7,500 vertical meters and 6 peaks. Nearby Maria Alm is the ideal starting point for the Königstour. Maria Alm offers 120 km of slopes with great ski runs, 30 km of cross-country trails, floodlit toboggan runs, and ice stock lanes.

The Hochkönig ski region is part of the Ski Amadé association - with only one lift pass you can ski on 760 kilometers of slopes and make use of 270 comfortable lifts. You are also welcome to experience a wide range of things, which are spread out throughout the top five regions of Salzburger Sportwelt, Schladming-Dachstein, Gastein, Hochkönig and Großarltal. 


Closest Airports to Hinterthal

If you’re flying to Hinterthal, be sure to arrive via one of the closest airports:


Closest Train Stations to Hinterthal

Closest train station to Hinterthal is Saalfelden (15 km). Austria is known for its efficient and well-maintained rail network. Although trains are the easiest means of travel between cities, we recommend you to order direct airport transfer to get to your chosen destination. That is the most convenient and time-saving option.


Transfer Times

Please, keep in mind that these transfer times are approximate only. Weather and traffic conditions can significantly impact transfer times:

  • Salzburg Airport – 1 hour 30 minutes


How Much Will My Transfer Cost?

At Alps2Alps we always carefully calculate all resort transfer services individually, to make sure that our customers never overpay. Whenever you choose to travel and whatever is your final destination, we will get you there for the best possible price. However, we advise booking early to access the best possible deal. In addition, keep up to date with Alps2Alps for the latest offers, deals and discounts on Hinterthal resort transfer services.

Transfer costs are calculated in accordance with the following factors:

  • Where the journey begins (your arrival airport)
  • The time of year and seasonal demand
  • Peak times during the day and week/weekend
  • The size of your group and the number of children
  • The length and duration of the journey

All of the above-mentioned factors will only result in our base-rate for ski transfers going down – we never over-inflate our prices at any time or for any reason. We also offer substantial discounts for off-peak, off-season and midweek transfers to Hinterthal. If looking for the best possible deals, travelling outside peak season or midweek typically results in the biggest savings. We offer midweek (Monday to Friday) prices with up to 60% discount than weekend prices.

Your transfer quote will also depend on vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and other costs like road tolls and airport parking charges. In all instances, we work hard to keep our prices low and are relentlessly committed to total value for money. Which is why we guarantee you won’t find a better deal on your Hinterthal resort transfers, whatever your needs.

To discuss any specific requirements or plans to travel as part of a larger group, please get in touch directly so we can discuss your needs.


Resort Open & Closing Dates

Seasonal opening dates at Hinterthal are of course dependant on snow conditions, though are currently listed as follows:

Hinterthal usually opens mid-December and closes mid-April.


Ski Resort Essentials

The resort of Hinterthal lies at an elevation of 854m, with a max vertical of 796m and its highest lift going as far as 1,650m. Hinterthal has direct access to 61km of downhill skiing, with 8 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

The main ski area in Hinterthal is the ski resort Hochkonig – Maria Alm/Dienten/Mühlbach. This winter kingdom is located 0.8 kilometers from the centre of the village.  Skiers and snowboarders can explore 3 ski resorts in Hochkonig region. Around 43% of the slopes are ideal for beginners, 34% serve the needs of intermediates and the remaining 23% are for advanced skiers.

Often Austria’s smaller ski areas are linked to larger skiing regions offering a variety of ski slopes for all levels, activities and stunning scenery. The Austrian ski resort of Hochkonig is a beautiful region with cozy villages, unspoiled nature, tranquility and sincere hospitality. 


Family Friendly/Kids

Hinterthal is ideal for families, its children-friendly ski area and always reliable snow conditions can guarantee you a fantastic family holiday. The Hochkönig region has a lot of nursery slopes. Besides, there are a lot of other interesting activities, such as tobogganing, skiing, feeding the animals, climbing on the forest ropes course, grilling by the campfire and much more.


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Maps of Hinterthal


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Tourist Resources & Links

Besides skiing, Hinterthal village is famous in the summer for its flower arrangements. In winter season the Hochkönig region offers a wide range of activities: ski touring, winter hiking, horse-drawn carriage rides, and ice skating. This amazing Austrian region is awaiting you on excursions within and outside the region. Find out more information at the following website:


How to Choose Transfers to Hinterthal

The way we see it, ski resort transfers to Hinterthal are about so much more than simply getting you to your final destination. After all, you also want to arrive comfortable, refreshed and ideally on time. Not all resort transfer services can guarantee this – Alps2Alps provides a high-level service for every passenger.

Travel with us to Hinterthal and we’ll provide you with the following guarantees:

  • Outstanding value for money throughout the season
  • Flexibility and convenience for all customers
  • 24/7 customer service and English-speaking drivers
  • A family-friendly attitude and service with a smile
  • Total commitment to punctuality and reliability


Book Your Ski Transfer to Hinterthal

If you are looking to secure your seats for the best possible price, booking as early as possible is advisable. Don’t forget to check our special offers that could make your trip even more affordable. So keep your eyes peeled for bargains and deals!

If you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, please get in touch with the Alps2Alps customer service team today. Otherwise, go ahead with your booking and enjoy a winter holiday in Hinterthal!

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