Getting to Salzburg
Getting to Salzburg by Airplane
Salzburg Airport W. A. Mozart (IATA airport code SZG) is Austria's largest regional airport. Airlines connect to many major European cities, and - via Vienna, Frankfurt, or Munich - also to many international airports. Airlines landing in Salzburg include:
- Austrian Airlines
- British Airways
- EasyJet airline
- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
- SAS Scandinavian Airlines
In addition to regular taxis and the city bus line No. 2, passengers can also take the bus No. 27 and No. 8 from and to Salzburg Airport. The No. 2 city bus goes daily at regular intervals (every 10 min) between Salzburg main railway station and the airport. Sundays and public holidays every 20 min. Journey time approx. 20 min. The No. 27 city bus goes daily from the airport via Wals/Viehhausen to the railway station (journey time approx. 40 min). The No. 8 city bus goes from Monday to Saturday from the airport via Salzburg city centre (journey time 15 min) to the park and ride Alpensiedlung (journey time 43 min). Costs: single ticket € 2.10. Tickets available at "Newscorner" in the airport terminal or at the bus driver.
Getting to Salzburg by Train
Salzburg's train station, the Hauptbahnhof, is located within walking distance to the center of Salzburg. The train ride from Munich to Salzburg takes about an hour and a half, from Vienna the train ride takes about 3 hours. Please note that the station itself is currently undergoing renovation. More information on train connections and ticket reservations can be found here.
Getting to Salzburg by Car
Salzburg is well connected to both Vienna and Munich, Germany via highways A8 (Munich - Salzburg) and A1 (Salzburg - Vienna). If you arrive by car there is an Austrian Motorway "Vignette" you have to purchase.
Caution! Driving around Salzburg can be a pain and parking places are hard to find (especially in the city center). The road names are small and written in a "traditional" German font which can be hard to read.