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    Airport transfers to Einsiedeln

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    Airport transfers to Einsiedeln

    This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Einsiedeln a ski resort in Swiss Alps with 8km of Piste  and altitudes ranging from 900m to 1113m above sea level. This resort has direct access to 8km of downhill skiing, with 3 individual pistes, served by 5 ski lifts. The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable

    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. 

    Some Facts about Einsiedeln

    Einsiedeln is a municipality and district in the canton of Schwyz in Switzerland known for its monastery, the Benedictine Einsiedeln Abbey. Einsiedeln is also the birthplace of Paracelsus, a Renaissance physician and alchemist who is credited with first naming zinc. While the town of Einsiedeln is first mentioned in 1073, monastery and the area around were settled earlier. At the time of the foundation of the Abbey, the local hunters and small farmers of the forest placed themselves under the authority of the noble-born Abbot. The surrounding population was known as Waldleute (forest people) because of the forests around the Abbey who encouraged the Waldleute to settle in surrounding villages and begin farming. The alpine valleys were used to raise cattle, which became increasingly more important to the village. By 1250 the major business in the village was breeding and raising cattle. Expansion of grazing land into nearby alpine valleys led to a two century conflict with Schwyz.

    From which airport can I reach Einsiedeln

    There are seven Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Einsiedeln are perfectly feasible. Zurich Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

    The following airports link this resort to other parts of the world:

    • Zurich -65 km
    • Basel -131 km
    • Lugano -173 km
    • Berne -176 km
    • Memmingen- 216 km
    • Geneva -315 km
    • Sion -312 km

    Is there public transport to Einsiedeln

    There are buses which ply to the resort from the airport listed above. Train options to this resort are also available with trains running from Zurich airport Mon-Sun: 6 AM–10:30 PM · every 30 min and the travel time is 1 hours and 24 minutes. From Basel airport too trains run Mon-Sun: 5:30 AM–9 PM · every 60 min and the journey time is 2 hours and 44 minutes. Trains from other airports may take a longer time to reach the resort.

    Advice on Transportation to Einsiedeln

    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 especially if you are travelling as a group. 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.