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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Schladming a ski resort in Dachstein-Tauern, Austrian Alps with 170km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 750m to 1900m above sea level. This resort is part of the Dachstein-Tauern ski area with access to 41 individual pistes. In addition to the skiing in Schladming itself (170km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow one to ski or snowboard in the other Dachstein-Tauern ski resorts of Ramsau am Dachstein. Schladming is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Ramsau am Dachstein.
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.
Schladming is a small former mining town in the Austrian state of Styria, which has now become very popular with tourists since it is a large winter sports resort and has held various skiing competitions recently, including most notably the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2013. The shopping area has lots of cafes, restaurants and a variety of shops and caters well for tourists. The main mountain is the Planai. It has a six seater gondola from bottom to top with a middle station in between. The Planai consists of many "red" runs and the competition black, there are many "blue" slopes for beginners but generally the Planai is suited for intermediate to the expert ski lovers. The Hochwurzen is the other main mountain in Schladming. It has three main red runs off the four man chair lift and a sledge run. This mountain is better suited to more experienced boarders and skiers. It is a good mountain for snowboarding as it has a lot of jumps and a few rails and boxes. There is a fifteen man gondola which goes in groups of five to the top. There are many enjoyable off-piste runs on both the Hochwurzen and the Planai.
There are six Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Schladming are perfectly feasible. Salzburg Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.
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. Trains options from most of the airports listed above are available. From Salzburg airport trains run Mon-Sun, 7 times per day and the journey takes 3 hours and 29 minutes. From Graz airport trains run Mon-Sun,8 times per day and the journey takes 3 hours and 24 minutes.
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.