This page will tell you all you need to know about airport transfers to Maria Alm a ski Resort in Hochkönigs Winterreich, Austrian Alps with 150km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 800m to 2000m above sea level. This ski resort is part of the Hochkönigs Winterreich ski area with access to 12 individual pistes. In addition to the skiing in Maria Alm itself (150km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Hochkönigs Winterreich ski resorts of Mühlbach am Hochkönig.
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.
Maria Alm am Steinernen Meer is a municipality in the district of Zell am See (Pinzgau region), in the state of Salzburg in Austria, located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of Saalfelden. The population (as of December 2005) is 2,076. Maria Alm, especially known for winter tourism, is a member of Ski Amade, a network of 28 ski areas and towns that together make up the largest ski area in Europe. Besides skiing, Maria Alm provides facilities for cross-country skiing, golf, mountainbiking, climbing, hiking and a toboggan run. Situated at the bottom of the alps, about 400 meters from the center of town, is the Sommerstein Pool with a 40 meter water slide, a current canal, and various swimming and play areas for kids. The grounds around the pool are grassy and open making it a great space for sunbathing. The pool also offers an indoor/outdoor snack bar and lockers with changing rooms.
The villages Aberg, Alm, Bachwinkl, Enterwinkl, Griesbachwinkl, Hintermoos, Hinterthal, Krallerwinkl, Schattberg, Schloßberg and Sonnberg belong to the municipality Maria Alm as well. Maria Alm is also part of the High King Mountain Ski Area.
There are three Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Maria Alm are perfectly feasible.
The following airports link Maria Alm to other parts of the world:
There are buses which ply to the resort from all the airports listed above. Trains run from most of the airports listed above, from Innsbruck Mon-Fri: 6 AM–2:30 PM ,every 90 min and the journey takes 3 hours 35 minutes. Train options are also available from Munich,Klagenfurt, Bolzano and Graz airports with trains running Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri, 4 times per day and the journey takes between 4 to 6 hours. The shortest train journey is from Salzburg airport which takes 1 hour and 40 minutes 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.