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Hochgurgl Resort & Transfer Guide

Hochgurgl is a small and picturesque Tyrolean village with a long tradition of winter mountain sports. Nestled high in the Oztal region of the Austrian Alps, Hochgurgl ski resort is the highest resort in Austria - the majestic Wurmkogl peak at 3082m offers some of Austria’s best skiing conditions in one of the most snow-sure ski areas throughout the long season. Hochgurgl is connected by eight-seater gondola to the nearby ski resort of Obergurgl. This connected ski area proudly calls itself the "Diamond of the Alps".

 

Ski Resort Location

Hochgurgl is located in Tyrol, Austria. The hotel village of Hochgurgl (2150 m) and the village of Obergurgl (1930 m) are often referred to like the same ski resort. Both villages are focusing on exclusive quality and excellent skiing. Nearly everything is ski in / ski out, making Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski resort the ideal place for every skier. Modern mountain lifts without any waiting times and wide open ski slopes leading right to your hotel's doorstep – you will find everything you need for your dream holiday’s here!

After a busy day on the slopes, Hochgurgl offers you a great choice of cozy mountain restaurants and bars, rustic ski huts and umbrella bars. Don’t forget that everything is within a short walk of the ski lifts. Plenty of other sports activities are also available - Hochgurgl is known for holding weekly toboggan evenings. Hochgurgl is a beautiful ski resort where the snow games can be enjoyed almost throughout the year!

 

Closest Airports to Hochgurgl

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

 

Closest Train Stations to Hochgurgl

The closest train station to Hochgurgl is Ötztal Bahnhof located at the entrance to Ötztal. From the station's square, you can take the public bus to the ski resort. To save you time and stress, we recommend you to order direct airport transfer to get to your chosen destination. That is the most convenient, comfortable and safe way to get to your ski destination.

 

Transfer Times

These transfer times are approximate only. Weather and traffic conditions can significantly impact transfer times:

  • Innsbruck Airport (INN) – 1 hour 50 minutes
  • Bolzano Airport (BZO) – 2 hours 15 minutes

 

How Much Will My Transfer Cost?

We always carefully calculate all resort transfer services individually, to ensure that our customers never overpay. Whenever you choose to travel and whatever your final destination, Alps2Alps will offer you 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 Hochgurgl 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 will only ever 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 Hochgurgl. 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 Hochgurgl 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 Hochgurgl are of course dependant on snow conditions, though are currently listed as follows:

Hochgurgl usually opens mid-November and closes at the beginning of May.

 

Ski Resort Essentials

The resort of Hochgurgl lies at an elevation of 1,930m, with a max vertical of 1,150m and its highest lift going as far as 3,080m. There are a total of 39 pistes in the immediate vicinity of the resort, served by 24 ski lifts. Around 56% of the slopes are ideal for beginners, 31% serve the needs of intermediates and the remaining 13% are far more challenging.

Being one of the most snow reliable winter sports locations in the Alps, Hochgurgl ski resort also offers a wide range of other sports activities: high elevation cross-country trails, winter hiking paths, guided ski tours, fun toboggan parties and nighttime snowshoe trips.

With the construction of the Kirchenkar gondola lift, the Top Mountain Crosspoint Hochgurgl was built. This multi-functional complex located on top of the Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski resort combines the base station of the new lift, the highest motor cycle museum in Europe, a modern wait-staffed restaurant and the toll station for the Timmelsjoch Hochalpenstraße.

 

Family Friendly/Kids

The Hochgurgl ski resort offers ski schools and the kids park Boboland for the youngest skiers from the age of 3. The two children's areas at Wiesental and Pirchhütt are run by Skischule Obergurgl. Families will enjoy fantastic skiing in a quiet, traffic-free environment with plenty of activities and interesting events for all ages.

 

Weather/Snow Weekly Forecast

 

Maps of Hochgurgl

 

Live Webcam

Hochgurgl live webcam stream:

 

Tourist Resources & Links

Besides skiing, Hochgurgl has amazing spa activities - relaxing spa and wellness sessions are scheduled at Freizeit Arena Sölden and Aqua Dome thermal spa. You will spend a wonderful time at the spa and will gain power for the next day on the slopes! Find out more at the following website:

 

How to Choose Transfers to Hochgurgl

At Alps2Alps we think that Hochgurgl ski resort transfers are about so much more than 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 promise this – Alps2Alps guarantees a higher-level service for every passenger.

Choose us for your travel to Hochgurgl 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 Hochgurgl

Make sure that you are aware of all kinds of deals, discounts and special offers that could make your trip even more affordable. If looking to secure your seats for the best possible price, booking as early as possible is advisable.

If you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, please get in touch with the Alps2Alps customer service team today. Skiing in Hochgurgl is a wonderful opportunity to relax and enjoy the winter in one of the most popular places in Austria. Go ahead with your booking and we’ll see you in the snow!

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