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This page will tell you all you need to know about airport transfers to Heiligenblut, an enchanting mountain village, located in the heart of the Hohe Tauern national park, made doubly attractive by the breathtaking backdrop of the Großglockner massif on the one hand, and the idyllic “picture postcard village ensemble” on the other, offering unparalleled sporting experiences to visitors, be they nature lovers or Alpine fans. Short queuing periods, guaranteed snow thanks to the location at 1,301 m above sea level and skiing elevations of up to 2,984 m with 55 km of varied ski-runs make the heart of every winter sports fan miss a beat.
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.
Situated at the northwestern edge of Carinthia at the border with East Tyrol and Salzburg, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the Alpine Hohe Tauern mountain range at the foot of the Grossglockner, the highest mountain in Austria, and the Pasterze Glacier. Other peaks include the Johannisberg and the Fuscherkarkopf in the north, both part of the Alpine divide and the border with Salzburg. The construction of the nearby railway tunnel to the Fleißalm mountain area at 1,798 metres (5,899 ft) is unique in Europe. The 1.6 km (1 mi) long tunnel is filled with water during the summer but serves as a railway tunnel leading to the Fleißalm winter sports region in winter
There are three Airports within two hours’ drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Haus im Ennstal are perfectly feasible. Salzburg Airport is just two hour’s drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.
The following airports link this Austrian resort and all of them provide airport transfers to the ski resort.
There are buses which ply to the resort from Salzburg and other listed above. However, if you are looking at using public transport be aware that there will be necessary changes. Train options from Salzburg airport are available with Trains running Mon-Fri, 7 times a day. The journey takes five and half hours to reach the resort. Trains also ply from Klagenfurt Airport, Mon- Fri, 6 times a day and take 3 hours 40 minutes to reach the resort. From other airports however, train journeys take a longer time.
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.