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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Obertraun/Dachstein a ski resort in Dachstein West, Austrian Alps with 14km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 610m to 2100m. This resort is part of the Dachstein West ski area with access to 97 individual pistes. In addition to the skiing in Obertraun/Dachstein itself (14km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Dachstein West ski resorts of Abtenau, Annaberg, Gosau, Katrin - Bad Ischl, Krippenstein and Rußbach.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.
Obertraun, Upper Austria is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria. It is located near the Hallstätter See (Hallstatt Lake) and Hoher Dachstein and is a popular holiday destination offering activities such as skiing, snowboarding in the winter and mountain biking, swimming and kayaking in the summer.
Originally a part of the Duchy of Bavaria, the town became part of the Duchy of Austria during the 12th century. It was occupied several times during the Napoleonic Wars. Since 1918 it is part of Upper Austria and since 1921 an autonomous town (before that, it was part of Hallstatt).In 1895 an "association for beautification of the town and advancement of tourism" was founded. That was the starting point for tourism at Obertraun. During the summer of that year, the first tourists arrive at the town. In 1947 the construction of the Dachstein Cablecar is started.
There are three Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Obertraun/Dachstein are perfectly feasible. The following airport links Obertraun/Dachstein to other parts of the world:
There are buses which ply to the resort from the airport listed above. Trains run from Salzburg airport run Mon-Fri, 3 times per day and the journey takes 4 hour and 41 minutes. From other airports too train services are available; however the journey may 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 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.