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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Sportgastein an Austrian Ski Resort in Gastein with altitudes ranging from 590m to 2686m above sea level.
This resort is part of the Gastein ski area with access to 178 individual pistes. In addition to the skiing in Sportgastein itself the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Gastein ski resorts of Bad Gastein, Bad Hofgastein, Dorfgastein and Graukogel.
With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season. 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.
Sport Gastein is the highest ski area in the Gastein Valley with an altitude 1584-2650 m above sea level. It is also the highest ski area in the state of Salzburg that is not on a glacier. It is part of the Gastein Valley ski area of the Ski Amadé Ski Region. The ski area covers the Kreuzkogel (2,686 m), and has 24 km of slopes, mainly the class medium to difficult, developed by Goldberg lift (8-person gondola in two sections) and a drag lift (Kreuzkogel lift). Due to the altitude Sport Gastein is from late November to late April / early May snow and is for skiers interesting variant (marginal zone of the National Park Hohe Tauern).
There are three Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Sportgastein are perfectly feasible.
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. Train options from Klagenfurt airport are available with trains running Mon-Sun · 7 times per day and the journey takes 3 hours and 5 minutes. From Salzburg airport too trains run Mon-Sun: 7:30 AM–6 PM · every 2 hours and the journey takes 2 hours and 51 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.