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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Graukogel a ski resort in Gastein, Austrian Alps with 14km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 1079m to 2007m above sea level. This resort is part of the Gastein ski area with access to 178 individual pistes. In addition to the skiing in Graukogel itself (14km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Gastein ski resorts of Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein, Dorfgastein and Sportgastein. 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.
The Graukogel ski area is almost hidden away along the road to the Kötschach valley and on the "wrong" side of Bad Gastein. It can be reached by ski-bus or minibus taxi, or even - for those with an excess of energy - on foot. It consists of two chairlifts and a T-bar at the top. The main top to bottom route is a pleasant red run through the trees. There is also a blue to the lift of the top chairlift and, when conditions permit, a black run to the right which joins the chairlift junction at the Graukogelalm or allows the option of a black ski route heading into one of the red runs to the base of the area.
Graukogel is a challenge for top skiers with its long difficult downhill runs. Most of the runs lead through forests and therefore are sheltered from wind and allows good orientation on days when visibility is poor.
There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Graukogel are perfectly feasible.
The following airports link this resort to other parts of the world:
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 Salzburg airport Mon-Sun: 7:30 AM–6 PM · every 2 hours and the travel time is 2 hours and 58 minutes. From Innsbruck airport too trains run Tue-Fri · 7 times per day and the journey time is 4 hours and 21 minutes. From Klagenfurt airport too trains also run Mon-Sun · 6 times per day and the journey time is 2 hours and 48 minutes. Trains from other airports may take a longer time to reach the resort.
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.