Transfer to/from - Salzburg airport (SZG)

 

Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Salzburg airport (SZG)

Transportation

Bus

OBUS (Tel +43 800 220 050) operates several services from the airport to Salzburg and other locations. Line 2 travels to the main railway station every 15-20 minutes from 5:40 am to 11:15 pm, with a journey time of 23 min. It also stops at Hans Schmid Platz, Aiglhof, Kongresshaus, Mirabellplatz and Obergnigl. Line 10 leaves every 15 min. from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm for Pressezentrum, Hanusch Platz, Rathaus, Volksgarten, Gnigl S-Bahn and Lankessiedlung, via the city centre (15 min. travel). Tickets cost €3.00.

Line 180 from Postbus (Tel +43 51717) runs to Salzburg central station, Wals, Grossgmain and Bad Reichenhall, while route 260 heads to downtown Salzburg, Bad Reichenhall, Unken, Lofer, St. Martin, Weissbach, Saalfelden, Maishofen and Zell am See.

In addition, there are several operators that provide shared transfers to several locations and ski resorts: Individualtours & Travelservice (Tel +43 664 160 7353), Low Cost Airport Shuttle (Tel +43 6432 6622), Saalbach Airport Shuttle (Tel +43 6432 6622), Four Seasons Travel (Tel +43 512 584 157), Ski Transfer Salzburg (Tel +43 664 798 0030), Schwaiger Busausflüge (Tel +43 8652 2525), Your Airport Transfer (Tel +43 650 811 1815)..

 

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Train

Salzburg central station is found 15-20 minutes away from the airport by bus. Trains to many tourist destinations depart from there, such as Zell am See, St. Johann, Altenmarkt, Radstadt, Bad Gastein, Kitzbühel and Schladming. More information: Tel +43 51717.

Taxi

Travel time to the city centre is 15-20 minutes and ranks are located in front of the terminals. Some operators are: Taxi Huber (Tel +43 6457 2402), Gasteintaxi (Tel +43 6434 6633), Taxi Jäger (Tel +43 664 180 6453), Taxi Habersatter (Tel +43 6452 7788), Travel Taxi Innsbruck (Tel +43 699 1966 0023), Lungau Taxi (Tel +43 676 311 8311).

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Latest updates: January 16, 2023

Transportation Tips to/from the airport

Although there are issues that seem more than obvious, it is always advisable to take them into account when moving to or from the airport, and especially if we go by public transport.
 
 1- To the airport - It is convenient to leave with a little more anticipation than what is commonly suggested. If you choose a taxi or a private car service, always take into account peak traffic times, demonstrations, strikes or events that may delay the journey to the airport from where you are. It is always good to be informed about what is happening.
 
If you contract a shared transfer service, have a contact telephone number handy in case of any delay by the company. In these cases they usually already have a scheduled collection time.
 
If you use public transport (collective, train) take into account the schedules (weekends and holidays tend to have less frequency), if you have to change and also how to board (if you need a card or paying the driver or motorist at the moment ). These are details that seem obvious, but it is advisable to know so as not to have surprises and suffer a delay that could cause complications.
 
If you rent a car to get to the airport, check where to leave the vehicle. At some airports, there is an exclusive parking lot for rental cars.
 
 2 -From the airport- Here it is a little less stressful since you don't have the pressure of missing your flight. In the worst case, you will arrive later at the place where you are going to stay or at the meeting point where you are trying to arrive.
 
Once you leave the plane, look for your suitcase and finish with the arrival procedures that are required. Then, follow the directions for public transportation or ask the airport staff.
 
It is very useful to find out in advance the schedules of the buses or trains in case you arrive late at night. Not all work 24 hours. The same goes for taxis. In case of using an Uber-type service, have the mobile application handy to contact the driver.
 
On the other hand, if you booked a private transport service, it is likely that they will have a person waiting for you, identified with a sign. If you rent a car to go from the airport to your final destination, for greater peace of mind it is advisable to book it in advance. Rental counters are usually available in the arrivals hall.
 
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