Passenger guide - Salzburg airport (SZG) 

 

Salzburg Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Airport, opened on August 16, 1926, is one of the busiest in the country and operates with the main destinations in Europe.

Official Website: salzburg-airport.com
Number of Terminals - 2 - Terminals 1 and 2, open from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm and connected through a pedestrian walkway.
Airlines: AirBaltic, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, EasyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, Jet2.com, KLM, Lufthansa, Niki, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair, S7 Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, SunExpress, Thomson Airways, Thoms Cook Airlines, Transavia, TUIfly, Turkish Airlines, WOW Air.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 1.7 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +43 6628 5800. There is an information desk in the Arrivals Hall (Tel +43 662 8580 7911).

 

The airport is located 4 km (2.5 miles) southwest from the city of Salzburg and 2 km (1.2 miles) from the German border.

 
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Bus - OBUS (Tel +43 6628 8840) operates several services from the airport to Salzburg and other locations. Line 2 travels to the main railway station every 10-20 minutes, with a journey time of 20 min. It also stops at Hans Schmid Platz, Aiglhof, Kongresshaus, Mirabellplatz and Obergnigl. Route 27 heads to the main station, passing through Himmelreich and Viehhausen. It operates every 15-20 min. and has a trip of 40 min. Line 10 leaves every 10 min. for Himmelreich, Hanusch Platz, Rathaus, Volksgarten, Gnigl and Sam Lankessiedlung, via the city centre (15 min. travel). Tickets have a cost of €2.50.
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 (€13.30).
From Salzburg central station depart numerous buses to different locations in the region, such as St. Johann, Kitzbühel, Berchtesgaden, Reit im Winkl, Ruhpolding and Inzell.
In addition, there are several operators that provide shared transfers to several locations and ski resorts: Holiday Shuttle (Tel +43 664 305 8932), Four Seasons Travel (Tel +43 512 584 157), SMS Airport Transfer (Tel +43 662 8161), Low Cost Shuttle (Tel +43 6432 6622), Ski Transfer Salzburg (Tel +43 664 798 0030), Schwaiger Shuttle (Tel +43 8652 2525), Your Airport Transfer (Tel +43 650 811 1815), MyDriver Airport Transfer (Tel +43 1267 5973).

Train - Salzburg central station is found 15-20 minutes away from the airport on 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 6453 8273), Andi's Taxi (Tel +43 535 666 222), Taxi Habersatter (Tel +43 6452 7788), Taxi 4 You (Tel +43 664 334 4888).

Timetables and schedules

 

Offices are located on the ground floor of the multi-storey parking lot.

Avis/Budget (Tel +43 662 877 278 - Monday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm, Sundays from 8:45 am to 10:30 pm)
Buchbinder (Tel +43 662 8580 9020 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm, weekends from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm)
Europcar (Tel +43 1866 1650 - weekdays from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Sundays from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +43 662 852 086 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Megadrive (Tel +43 501 054 160 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm)
Sixt (Tel +43 810 977 424 - weekdays from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm)
Sunny Cars (Tel +43 800 501 025)

 

The airport has a bank, ATMs, public telephones and Wi-Fi access free of charge. Some hotels in the vicinity, like the Austria Trend Hotel Salzburg West, have business and meeting facilities. The Business Lounge, in the Departures Hall of Terminal 1, opens from 5:00 am to 7:30 pm and provides computers, TV, Wi-Fi, drinks, food, newspapers and magazines (access: by paying at the door - €36.00).

Food and Drinks- In both terminals there are restaurants, bakeries, coffee shops and bars.
Shopping- Duty-free stores in the Departures area of both terminals. Between the Arrivals and Departures Halls there are shops selling gifts, jewellery, accessories, clothing, newspapers, tobacco.
Baggage- Left luggage service and lost and found office in the Arrivals area of Terminal 1, from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (Tel +43 662 858 0259).
Other Services- Medical services center, baby care rooms, children's playgrounds, smoking lounges.

 

There are several parking options. The first 20 minutes of stay are free. More information: Tel +43 662 8580 7911. Fees

P1, P2 - Short-term parking opposite the terminals.
P3, P7 - Outdoor areas for long stays, 5 minutes away from the main building.
P4 Garage - Multi-storey facility with covered spaces and charging stations for electric vehicles, connected through a roofed walkway.

 

Passengers requiring special assistance should contact their airline in advance and get to the airport 90 minutes before the flight departure for domestic travels and 2 hours prior for international flights. There are designated parking spaces and accessible toilets. Line 2 buses are equipped for wheelchair transportation free of charge.

 

Some accommodations near the enclosure and in the city centre offer courtesy transfers for their guests. Airporthotel Salzburg (Tel +43 662 850 0200), Star Inn Hotel Salzburg Airport-Messe (Tel +43 662 855 525), Austria Trend Hotel Salzburg West (Tel +43 662 8581), Hotel Himmelreich (Tel +43 662 853 071), Hotel Salzburg (Tel +43 662 856 8000), Ibis Budget Salzburg Airport (Tel +43 662 857 036), Snooze Hotel (Tel +43 662 824 165), Hotel Junior (Tel +43 662 827 648), Das Grüne Bio-Hotel zur Post (Tel +43 662 832 3390), Villa Ceconi (Tel +43 662 832 3390).

 
 
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Latest updates: November, 30, 2017