Annaberg is a popular ski resort in Austria nestling high in the Alps and is a part of the Dachstein West ski area with access to 97 individual pistes. In addition to the skiing in Annaberg itself (11km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Dachstein West ski resorts of Abtenau, Gosau, Katrin - Bad Ischl, Krippenstein and Obertraun/Dachstein for its fantastic off-piste runs. It is very close to the borders with some surrounding countries, including Switzerland. There is excellent skiing for all types of experience and there are many off-piste runs that are very exciting. The resort is easy to reach and is very popular with skiers. It is also a popular resort for hiking and mountaineering in the summer months. Annaberg has many restaurants and bars for excellent après-ski entertainment. Slopes for all levels of ability from the beginners' practice run to the steep slope for experts. Almost no queuing at the lifts, all lifts are interconnected - these advantages result in a true skiing pleasure - whether for young experts, advanced skiers or beginners.
The most convenient airport to reach Annaberg is Salzburg. It offers a one to two hour transfer time. Klagenfurt, Munich and Innsbruck airports can also be used, but they are further away. With no direct rail link journeys will need several changes, which sometimes add to the journey times. The most convenient method of travel is by airport transfer, which offers you a direct link to the resort. There are also car hire facilities at each of the airports.
If you are looking at using public transport be aware that there will be necessary changes.
There is a bus twice daily from Salzburg to Niedernfritz Ortsmitte where you have to change to the train going to Annaberg. It takes two and a half hours to get to the resort. Traveling from Klagenfurt, Munich or Innsbruck is also possible but it requires several transport changes and the journey can take up to 5 hours.
While many people do use the above public transport links they are time consuming. You are much better off booking an airport transfer from the airport where you land. You will benefit from a shorter journey time and a direct route. You also get the added bonus of traveling in comfort, and of a guaranteed journey that is pre-booked. Airport transfers are also the most cost-effective method of getting to Annaberg.