Book your fuss-free airport transfers from Innsbruck to Bad Gastein with Alps2Alps and save yourself time, money and stress. Planning a vacation in the Austrian Alps? Ensure that you can rely on your airport transfer provider.
In this guide, you will find all the necessary information you need to know about your journey to Bad Gastein, and a little bit about why you can trust Alps2Alps transfers.
On average, transfers from Innsbruck to Bad Gastein will take around 3 hours. Depending on when you travel, travel time may vary because of traffic and road conditions. Bad Gastein is a very popular destination for skiers from all around the world. If you are travelling at high season, then be prepared for traffic. From our side, 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 Innsbruck airport to Bad Gastein (195km) will take you via route A12. Head west on Fürstenweg towards Bachlechnerstraße/B174. Turn right onto Egger-Lienz-Straße. Merge onto A12/E60 via the ramp to A13/Salzburg/Brenner. At the interchange 17-Wörgl-Ost, keep right and follow signs for B178/Lofer/Brixental/St. Johann in Tirol. Continue onto E641, then take the Eichenhot Lifte exit. Merge onto Dechant-Wieshoferstraße/B164. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Fieberbrunnerstraße/B164. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Zeller Bundesstraße/B311.
Keep left at the fork, follow signs for B311/Salzburg/Bischofshofen/Bruck/Großglockner and merge onto Brucker Bundesstraße/B311. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Pinzgauer Str./B311. Turn right onto Gasteiner Bundesstraße/B167. Turn right to stay on Kaiser Franz Josef-Straße/B167. 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 directly to your destination. If you want to stop at any stage of the journey to stretch your legs or get a cup of tea, we will happily accommodate this.
There are several supermarkets en-route to Bad Gastein. You can buy some snacks for your journey. It's worth knowing that your much-needed ski holiday essentials can cost cheaper on the way to Bad Gastein comparing to the resort stores, where prices can be higher.
Bad Gastein is located in the Gastein Valley, which is surrounded by mountains on all four sides. The local Hohe Tauern Mountains are a part of the Alps. Enjoy the breathtaking panorama of the Gastein Valley during your airport transfer. Do not forget to take your camera and start snapping.
It’s important to remember that your journey from Innsbruck to Bad Gastein will take you to a high altitude. This presents its own potential risks and complications.
Innsbruck airport sits at 580m, while Bad Gastein village sits at the altitude from 840 m to 1200 m above the sea level. You can expect some mild discomfort, such as nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are the ones especially prone to feeling unwell.
When you combine this air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey can be difficult for some. If needed, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
When it comes to feeling unwell, the beauty of Hohe Tauern mountains, some of Austria’s most magnificent mountains, can work as a perfect medicine for you.
Bad Gastein is a beautiful ski resort and natural spa town with an amazing waterfall. Bad Gastein village is located in one of Austria's largest ski areas, 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.
The Gastein ski area is separated into four areas, served by three resorts and several small additional lift base areas. The ski area is centred on Bad Gastein, Thanks to its spectacular position in and around the Bad Gastein ski area you can go skiing to one of four different resorts.
Innsbruck Airport is located just 6 km from Innsbruck city centre and is one of the largest airports in the country. During peak season, dozens of skiers flock here in droves to take to the slopes. Make sure you book your ski transfer in advance to avoid any disappointment approaching the slopes.
Flying with your own skis? Find out how much the airlines flying into Innsbruck airport will charge you.
If you’re looking for information about your flight to Innsbruck Airport, find it here.
At Alps2Alps, we aim to offer simple, reliable and affordable airport 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 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.
If you want to lower the costs, travel with ease and spend less time stuck in traffic, we highly recommend travelling midweek. Prices can double or more if you travel on peak dates. Huge savings on ski holidays, a midweek transfer can cut your costs by up to 60%.
More discounts are available for travelling off-season and off-peak.
At Alps2Alps we have our own ski & snowboard equipment storage. Ski Depot service makes it very easy for you, it is possible to leave your skis or snowboard after your ski holidays in Ski Depot service storage. That is not only a ski storage, other ski services are also offered here, such as – repair, edge tuning, wax etc. That is very convenient – 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.
Easy booking through Alps2Alps website. All you need to do is to complete our online booking form. Or if you prefer you can contact us via e-mail or telephone.
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