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    Airport transfers to Elm

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    Airport transfers to Elm

    This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Elm, a ski resort in Swiss Alps with  35km of Piste  and altitdes ranging from 1000m to 2100m above sea level.

    This resort has direct access to 35km of downhill skiing, with 12 individual pistes, served by 7 ski lifts. With skiing above 2000 metres, snow cover is generally reliable.

    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 Elm

    Elm is a former municipality in the canton of Glarus in Switzerland. Effective from 1 January 2011, Elm is part of the municipality of Glarus Süd. Elm was first mentioned in 1344 as Elme and in 1799; Russian General Alexander Suvorov and his troops stayed the night in Elm before crossing Panix Pass to Pigniu on their retreat into Austria.

    Starting in 1905, the Sernftal tramway has connected Elm to Schwanden and its railway station. The ski resort on the Schitzer opened in 1973, and the Pleus was opened for skiing in 1982. Part of the geologic UNESCO world heritage site, Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona is a mountain cliff called Tschingelhörner located between Elm and Flims. Elm offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

    From which airport can I reach Elm

    There are four Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Elm are perfectly feasible.

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

    • Zurich -96  km
    • St. Gallen-Altenrhein -129 km
    • Basel -174 km
    • Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg -180 km
    • Berne -226 km
    • Innsbruck Airport -252 km
    • Lugano -234 km
    • Memmingen -207 km 

    Is there public transport to Elm

    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 St. Gallen-Altenrhein airport Mon-Sun: 5 AM–8 PM · every 60 min and the travel time is 3 hours and 4 minutes. From Basel airport too trains run Mon-Sun: 5:30 AM–7:30 PM · every 60 min and the journey time is 3 hours and 34 minutes. Trains from other airports may take a longer time to reach the resort.

    Advice on Transportation to Elm

    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.