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Salzburg Airport

General information

Salzburg Airport is named after the Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart who was born in Salzburg in 1756. The airport is a hub for Eurowings and quite busy during the winter months.

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Where is Salzburg Airport situated?

Salzburg Airport is located in a densely populated area, just west of the city and east of the border with Germany. The airport is accessible via exit ‘Flughafen’ of the A1 motorway (West Autobahn), the A10 motorway (Tauern Autobahn) is also nearby.

How many terminals does Salzburg Airport have?

Salzburg Airport consists of two terminals. Terminal 1 is the main building, Terminal 2 is much smaller.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Salzburg Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Austria.

Airport Distance
Linz Airport 101km
Munich Airport (Germany) 111km
Innsbruck Airport 138km
Klagenfurt Airport 162km



The distance from Salzburg Airport to the centre of Salzburg is 6 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Salzburg.

From SZG Airport to Salzburg City centre by Car
6 km
15 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Salzburg Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Salzburg Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Salzburg Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Salzburg Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Salzburg is about € 20.-. Book your taxi at Salzburg Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From SZG Airport to Salzburg City centre by Taxi
6 km
15 min
€ 20.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Salzburg Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Salzburg Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Salzburg Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Salzburg Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Salzburg Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Salzburg Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Salzburg Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Eurowings
  • Norwegian
  • Jet2
  • easyJet
  • TUI Airways


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Salzburg Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Airporthotel Salzburg - Hotel am Salzburg Airport, Salzburg

This small and charming hotel is the only hotel located directly at Salzburg Airport. The conveniently located Airporthotel Salzburg is only 100 metres from the arrival hall and can be reached in a 2-minute walk.


Hotel Salzburg, Saalbach Hinterglemm

Only a few steps away from the centre of Hinterglemm, Hotel Salzburg enjoys a quiet and sunny location with panoramic mountain views and offers free WiFi access in all areas.


Star Inn Hotel Salzburg Airport-Messe, Salzburg

This modern, quietly located 3-star hotel is part of the Wals Trade Centre and is just off the A1 motorway and only 800 metres from Salzburg Airport.

Hotels in Salzburg

Looking for the best hotels in Salzburg? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


artHotel Blaue Gans, Salzburg

Located in a 14th-century building in the heart of Salzburg’s Old Town, this 4-star design boutique hotel is right at the foot of Hohensalzburg Fortress. Free WiFi is available.


Altstadt Hotel Hofwirt Salzburg, Salzburg

Dating from 1878, Altstadt Hotel Hofwirt is right next to Linzer Gasse, a pedestrian zone in the centre of Salzburg. The Congress Centre, Mirabell Palace and the historic Getreidegasse are all within a 10-minute walk. Free WiFi is available.


a&o Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, Salzburg

a&o Salzburg Hauptbahnhof offers pet-friendly accommodation in Salzburg. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. All rooms have a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Every room is fitted with a private bathroom equipped with a shower.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Salzburg Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Salzburg Card: Free Admission and Free Rides

Get free access to all of the top sights and attractions in and around Salzburg with the Salzburg Card. Take advantage of free and unlimited use of public transportation, and enjoy lots of additional discounts and perks at locations across the city.


Salzburg: Best of Mozart Fortress Concert and Dinner

Experience a Classical evening at the Hohensalzburg Fortress and let the sounds of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart enchant you. Enjoy a romantic meal and a truly incredible view of the city.

Tour & transport

Salzburg: Original Sound of Music Tour

Tour Salzburg and enjoy views of the surrounding countryside as you visit locations used in "The Sound of Music." Hear songs from the soundtrack and discover historical landmarks as you go.


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