Salzburg Airport W. A. Mozart (SZG) Information

(Salzburg, Austria)

The site where Salzburg's W. A. Mozart Airport lies has been receiving planes since 1910. Today, this major facility serves western Austria and south-east Germany. The two-terminal airport is small and efficient, and boasts an annual throughput of 1.5 million passengers.

Major carriers along with budget airlines Ryanair, EasyJet and Flybe, among others, serve the airport from popular European centres. Services come in from the likes of Frankfurt, Berlin, Cologne, Dusseldorf and several British cities.

The airport, which is located close to the city, is conveniently connected to the Austrian motorway network, allowing for quick access to Salzburg attractions. Visitors can also reach Austria's famous ski resorts, such as Ski Amadé, in less than an hour from here.

Salzburg Airport (SZG)

Address: Innsbrucker Bundesstrasse 95, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria
Tel: +43 662 85 80 201
Salzburg Airport is located 5 km / 3 miles from the city itself. It lies to the south-west of central Salzburg, alongside the suburbs of Himmelreich and Eichetsiedlung. There are two terminals, which are close to both the main route into the city and to the Salzburg motorway bypass.

Salzburg Airport Guide



Most motorists take the A1 motorway (Westautobahn / Mautstrasse) to the city. It skirts around Salzburg to the north, but offers the easiest way in. This route also allows for fast access to nearby ski resorts, as well as Vienna. In the opposite direction, this motorway connects with the Autobahn 8 for Munich, Germany. Traffic drives on the right in Austria.

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Public buses from the airport are known as trolleybuses, with Line 2 linking with the main railway station in the city (the Salzburg Hauptbahnhof) in ten to 15 minutes. Line 8 runs to the city centre in about 20 to 30 minutes, while bus number 27 runs to Wals / Viehhausen.


There is no train station at Salzburg Airport, although trolleybus Line 2 transports passengers from the airport to the city's rail station (the Hauptbahnhof). From here, ski resorts, as well as other destinations within Austria and Germany, can be comfortably accessed by rail.

Taxis and Limos

Taxis depart from outside of Arrivals, being both metered and efficient. You pay an airport surcharge and there are extra night fees. Limousines can also be chartered from the taxi stand, including Amadeus Limousine and Limousinen-Knoblechner vehicles. These limos can transport you to nearby ski resorts if money is no object.