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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to St Gilgen an Austrian ski resort with altitudes ranging from 700m to 1700m above sea level. This resort has direct access to 12 individual pistes, served by 12 ski lifts.
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 Gilgen is a picturesque village by the Wolfgangsee in the Austrian state of Salzburg, in the "Salzkammergut" region, situated in the north-western shore of the lake Wolfgangsee, close to Strobl and to the Upper Austrian municipality of St. Wolfgang. It has 3,784 inhabitants, lies 545 metres above sea level and covers an area of 98.67 square kilometres..In the year 1376 Sankt Gilgen was first mentioned in documents and in 1873 the shipping on the Wolfgangsee started and so did the tourism too. Also the construction of the Salzkammergut-Lokalbahn in the year 1893 was a reason for the upcoming tourism. Many rich Viennese had their summer villas there such as the surgeon Theodor Billroth. In 2005 St. Gilgen was promoted as the "Mozart Village" by the Wolfgangsee Tourist Board. Although Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart never visited St. Gilgen, his grandfather worked in the town, his mother was born in St. Gilgen, and his sister Nannerl moved there after her marriage. The resort offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.
There are three Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to St Gilgen 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. Train options to this resort are available with trains leaving from Salzburg airport and running on Sat · once per day with a journey time of 2 hours and 59 minutes. From Linz airport too trains run on Sat · once per day and the journey time is 3 hours and 56 minutes. From Munich airport trains also run on Sat · once per day and the travel time is 3 hours and 14 minutes. Trains from other airports may take a longer time 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.