Arrival & Traffic

Hugo von Hofmannsthal once called Salzburg the heart of the heart of Europe. Centrally located, Salzburg can be reached in a variety of ways.

Travelling to Salzburg
The airport is located about four kilometers from the city center. It takes 15 minutes to reach the historic city center by taxi or public bus. Salzburg Airport is the arrival airport for many international airlines and low-cost carriers. Direct flights to Salzburg are available from Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hannover, Hamburg, Cologne/Bonn, Frankfurt, Leipzig-Halle, Amsterdam, Vienna, London, Manchester, Stockholm, Zurich and other cities.
A convenient airport shuttle also takes passengers from Munich Airport to Salzburg.

Salzburg Train Station is a 15 minutes' walk from the historic city center. Here you can transfer to a trolley bus, regional bus, local train or suburban train. As a border station to Germany, Salzburg has outstanding Eurocity, Intercity and ICE connections. Salzburg's new suburban railroad connects the city with the surrounding towns.

Salzburg is at the hub of the European highway network: the A1 Vienna-Salzburg, the A8 Munich–Salzburg and the A10 Villach–Salzburg converge in Salzburg. Please remember to purchase a toll sticker if you are driving to Salzburg.

Public transport in Salzburg
A dense network of trolley buses and the new suburban railway guarantee fast and uncomplicated transport in the city of Salzburg.

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