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This page will tell you all you need to know about airport transfers to Dalaas / Wald - Ski Resort in Austrian Alps with 5km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 1000m to 2000m. This Ski resort has direct access to 5km of downhill skiing, with 1 individual pistes, served by 1 ski lifts. With blue (more difficult) runs, this resort is more suited for ski intermediates. However, the resort also dedicates a good portion of the mountain to beginners (trails), but more advanced skies may not find challenging enough terrain. We have listed the airports in order of distance from the resort, with the nearest at the top. This should give you the best idea of the airport transfer you need. We have also taken a look at alternative transport methods to and from the resort. Public transport options, if available, are given towards the end of the page.
Dalaas is a municipality in the district of Bludenz in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg. It lies at the foot of the Alps Klostertaler of Lechquellen Mountains and the Verwallgruppe in the Kloster valley in the district of Bludenz. 28.4 percent of the total area is forested, 25.6 percent of the area is in the Alps. Dalaas has developed from an existing mining settlement which is 1300 years old. From 1805 to 1814 it belonged to Bavaria, then got back to Austria. From 1945 to 1955, this place was part of the French zone of occupation in Austria. On the other hand Wald is a remote skiing and hiking town, within the National Park of Hohe Tauern. It forms an association for a skiing area called Zillertal-Hochkrimml-Königsleiten-Gerlos, of which most slopes are on the Tyrolean side of the border. The origin of the name is obviously from an age when the forest was still a bit more impressive - Wald was first referred to as Wald in a written document from 1160. A community which has a total population of approximately 1,200. "Wald" means wood or forest in German; in fact, only about one third of the community comprises of forest, not all that much by Austrian standards. About 48 percent of Austria are covered by woods, especially in hilly and mountainous areas where intensive agriculture is not lucrative.
There are five Airports within two hours’ drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Dalaas / Wald are perfectly feasible. Friedrichshafen Airport and St. Gallen-Altenrhein Airport are just one hour’s drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly. The following airports link Dalaas Wald and all of them provide airport transfers to the ski resort:
There are buses which ply to the resort from St Gallen-Altenrhein and other airports listed above. However, if you are looking at using public transport be aware that there will be necessary changes. St Gallen and Memmingen airports connect Dalaas by train and these journeys take more than 5 hours to reach the resort. Train options from other airports are available too but some of them are quite lengthy, for example the train from Innsbruck airport would take more than 12 hours to reach Wald.
While many people do use the public transport listed above they can sometimes be time consuming like some train journeys from airports not listed above may take up a long time to reach the resort. 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 travelling in comfort, and of a guaranteed journey that is pre-booked. Airport transfers are also the most cost-effective method of getting to this beautiful ski resort.