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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Sankt Andreasberg / Sonnenberg a German Ski Resort in Harz with 12km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 870m to 1500m. This resort is part of the Harz ski area with access to 13 individual pistes. In addition to the skiing in Sankt Andreasberg / Sonnenberg itself, the ski Lift Pass will allows one to ski or snowboard in the other Harz ski resorts of Hahnenklee and Schulenberg. Since the skiing here is at relatively low altitude, snow cover can be variable.
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.
Sankt Andreasberg is a town and a former municipality in the district of Goslar, in Lower Saxony, Germany. Since 1 November 2011, it is part of the town Braunlage. It is situated in the Harz, approximately 7 km west of Braunlage proper, and 20 km east of Osterode am Harz. Sankt Andreasberg was founded in the 1480s. It was first mentioned in a letter from the Count Heinrich zu Stolberg to Dietrich von Witzlebenon on 3 November 1487. The establishment of the village took place around the market. The first silver mines are assumed to be the St. Andrews Cross Mine located at the foot of the Beerberg. In 1521, St. Andreasberg received the right to mine from Counts Heinrich and Ernst von Hohenstein. It was proclaimed in Mansfelder Land and in the mining areas of Saxony and miners were invited to dig for silver and other metals.
Sonnenberg is a ski resort in the Upper Harz surrounded by the Harz National Park. The settlement of the same name located there is part of the borough of Sankt Andreasberg.
There are three T-bars and a rope tow on the Sonnenberg for Alpine sports.
For cross-country skiers the Sonnenberg Langlauf Network (Loipennetz Sonnenberg) offers a direct link to the trails around Sankt Andreasberg. In addition there is a connexion to the Ackerloipe and a link trail to Oderbrück that runs past Oderteich. Due to its height the Sonnenberg has guaranteed snow until spring.
There is an airport within two hours’ drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Sankt Andreasberg / Sonnenberg are perfectly feasible.
Hannover airport link this resort to other parts of the world and it is 142 kms from the resort.
There are buses which ply to the resort from the airport listed above. Trains options from Hanover are not available.
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.