The most popular ski resorts near Salzburg Airport

Salzburg Airport is the largest airport in Austria after Vienna Airport. Because the airport is next to the Alps, it is a very suitable airport to fly to. There are countless ski areas in the Salzburgerland where you can have the time of your life.

Ski resort Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn

The village of Saalbach Hinterglemm is particularly popular with Dutch winter sports enthusiasts. This is mainly due to the extensive variety of winter sports activities. Different types of slopes, charming villages and a good après-ski. Also, the connection with Fieberbrunn is excellent, making the ski area even more attractive than it already was.

Characteristics of the ski area
Are you looking for one of the cosiest and most complete ski areas in Austria, then you should be in Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang. There are many easy accessible slopes between trees, and there are no real valleys so you can quickly ski anywhere you like. The two main villages Saalbach and Hinterglemm are located in the middle of the ski area so you can make various tours around the villages. The slopes are mainly located on the two flanks.

The connection with Fieberbrunn has been realised in the 2015-2016 season. The gondola that connects the valley station Reckmoos Süd with the Reiterkogel in Fieberbrunn is called the TirolS gondola.

Regarding après-ski possibilities, you will find not many ski areas where it is cosier than over here. Especially the villages Saalbach and Hinterglemm are frequented visited by Dutch winter sports enthusiasts. Sometimes skiing seems less important than the après-ski, but for everyone who loves it, you will have an excellent winter sports holiday.

Distance from the airport to the ski area
Salzburg Airport is 86 kilometres away from the ski area. The journey time is a little less than an hour by car or taxi.


Ski resort Hochkönig

If you are looking for more challenging slopes, then Hochkönig ski area might be a perfect destination for you. The ski area lies at the foot of the extremely impressive mountain massif Hochkönig. The area is varied, and there is almost always good quality snow. Even if you like beautiful authentic villages, this ski area is something for you.

Characteristics of the ski area
The ski area is an elongated area where you take the time to ski all the way from Maria Alm to Mühlbach am Hochkönig. You will then have to go back again, so you are working on it here. But this is also fine for families as these slopes are generally not too steep.

If you like a quiet and calm ski resort, this is a better destination than, for example, Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn. The lifts are modern, and nature is breathtaking.
There are plenty of eating possibilities that will satisfy your needs. For example, you can rest on top of the 2941 meter high Hochkönig while enjoying a nice cup of coffee or something to eat. You should not expect too much from the après-ski options.

The black valley run from the Karbachalm to Mühlbach is highly recommended for the advanced skier. An outstanding red run is piste 11 which runs parallel to the Dacheggbahn.

Distance from the airport to the ski area
The ski area is a 63 km drive from Salzburg Airport. Travel time by car or taxi is approximately 34 minutes. offers free airport information through its own websites and partners. The use of this data is only permitted for non-commercial purposes, provided that the source is mentioned. Use for commercial purposes requires permission from, see the disclaimer.