Frequently asked questions about traveling to the Salzburger Sportwelt

one of the most beautiful vacation regions in Salzburger Land!

The Salzburger Sportwelt includes the seven resorts Flachau, Wagrain-Kleinarl, St.Johann, Radstadt, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Eben and Filzmoos. Due to its location in the heart of SalzburgerLand and in the center of Ski amadé, the region is easily accessible from all directions. The German-Austrian border and the city of Salzburg are only about 70 kilometers away.

The Salzburger Sportwelt is one of the most famous vacation regions in Austria and offers a wide range of outdoor activities as well as attractive ski resorts in winter. There are several ways to get to the Salzburger Sportwelt, depending on where you are coming from and what type of transportation you prefer.

By plane:
The closest airport is Salzburg Airport (SZG), which has flights from many European cities. From the airport, you can either take a cab or rental car, or use the bus or train to get to Salzburger Sportwelt.

By Train:
The Austrian Federal Railways offer regular train connections from various cities in Europe.

By car:
All seven Salzburg Sportwelt resorts are located directly on or near the A10 Tauern Motorway. It is the main traffic artery through the SalzburgerLand coming from the north or east (Salzburg - Vienna - Munich) or south (Villach).
From Styria you can reach the Salzburger Sportwelt via the B320 Ennstal road. If you are coming from Germany, take the A8 and A93. Note that in Austria you need a vignette for the highway. You can find all info about the vignette here!

In the Salzburger Sportwelt itself, there is a well-developed network of public transport that will take you to the various places in the region.

By train, you can get directly to Salzburger Sportwelt via the St. Johann, Eben, Altenmarkt and Radstadt train stations. Salzburg's main train station, about 55 kilometers away, is a border station with perfect connections to Germany and beyond.
The journey from Salzburg to St. Johann takes just over an hour, with around 40 trains a day running between the provincial capital and the station.
The journey from Graz to St. Johann takes about 3 hours and 15 minutes without changing trains.
From Munich, it takes about 3 hours to get to St. Johann.

Blog post for a stress-free journey by train!

During the winter season, you have the option of free travel by public transport. If you buy a ski or ski tour ticket at the Snow Space Salzburg or Zauchensee-Flachauwinkl ski resorts, you can also book your arrival and departure by public transport at no extra cost.
Furthermore, from 16.12.23 to 13.04.24, another additional offer will be launched with line 270:
On Saturdays, a fast and reliable connection for winter guests will run six times a day. Line 270 only stops at 3 stations: Salzburg main station, Salzburg Airport (terminal) and Eben P+R.
You can find all information here!

Skibus - sustainably and stress-free!


The ski buses in the Salzburger Sportwelt are free of charge for skiers and snowboarders to and from the lift stations (according to the timetable) to practice winter sports.
Transportation of groups only with advance reservation the day before and payment.

Move through the region by public transport

Salzburg Airport is the second largest airport in Austria. It has very good non-stop scheduled connections from numerous European cities and perfect transfer connections via the hubs Frankfurt, Vienna, London, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Istanbul.
The 7 resorts of the Salzburg Sportwelt, Flachau, Wagrain-Kleinarl, St.Johann, Radstadt, Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Eben and Filzmoos, offer inexpensive transfers from Salzburg Airport to the resorts.
You can use the free Shuttle-Service from Airport Salzburg to Pongau or plan your arrival individual. More information about it you can find here!

With the Salzburger Sportwelt guest card, mobility on site is guaranteed: If you show it on the Salzburg Sportbus hiking bus, you pay only one euro for each route. You receive the guest card free of charge at check-in in your accommodation!