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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Villach a ski resort in Austrian Alps with 25km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 850m to 2170m above sea level. This resort has direct access to 25km of downhill skiing, with 15 individual pistes, served by 8 ski lifts. 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.
Villach is the seventh-largest city in Austria and the second-largest in the federal state of Carinthia. It represents an important traffic junction for southern Austria and the whole Alpe-Adria region. Together with other Alpine towns Villach engages in the Alpine Town of the Year Association for the implementation of the Alpine Convention to achieve sustainable development in the Alpine Arc. In 1997, Villach was the first town to be awarded Alpine Town of the Year. The oldest human traces found in Villach date back to the Neolithic. Many Roman artifacts have been discovered in the city, as it was near an important Roman road (today called Römerweg) from Italy into the Noricum province established in 15 BC. A mansio named Sanctium was probably located at the hot spring in Warmbad south of the city centre. After the Slavic settlement of the Eastern Alps about 600, the area was part of the Carantania principality, and under Bavarian overlordship from about 740.
There are five Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Villach are perfectly feasible. Klagenfurt Airport and Ljubljana Airport are 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 from Klagenfurt airport with Mon-Sat: 5:30 AM–8:30 PM · every 30 min and the journey time to the resort is 53 minutes. Trains also run from Graz airport Mon-Sun: 7 AM–7:30 PM · every 2 hours and the journey time is 4 hours and 2 minutes. From Salzburg airport too trains run Mon-Fri: 5:30 AM–11 PM · every 2 hours and the travel time is 3 hours and 37 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.