How to Get to Bad Hofgastein
Situated in the heart of Austria, Bad Hofgastein is a well-known ski resort, famous by it luxury hotels and spas. If planning to visit the resort, you’ll find it useful to know tips on getting there from nearby air gates by various transport means.
Taxi to Bad Hofgastein
In Salzburg Airport, cabs are parked outside the arrivals zone. Taxi companies may offer either fixed rates or meter-based ones. Anyway, an average fare for getting to Bad Hofgastein from the air terminal is 140-150 euros, and the trip takes around 1,5 hours. A taxi travel from Munich air hub costs 300-320 euros, taking 2,5 hours. If a driver offers you a flat price, make sure to agree on it before getting into the car.
Transfer to Bad Hofgastein
Compared to taxi, a pre-booked transfer is a more reliable way to travel. You make an order in advance, choosing a suitable car class and knowing a price beforehand. A private transfer is especially convenient for people traveling with children and elderly relatives: your driver timely picks you up in an air hub’s arrivals hall and safely brings you to the destination.
To book a Kiwitaxi transfer, provide information on your trip: a flight number, a drop-off point, how many passengers go and if child seats are needed. We offer fixed fares that depend on a chosen car class: from economy to a minivan or a more spacious minibus for a larger group of travelers. For example, a fare for getting from Munich Airport to Bad Hofgastein starts from 346 euros with the trip taking around 2,5 hours.
You will know a price at the moment of booking and can pay it online by credit card. Also, you may choose to pay to a driver in cash upon reaching the destination, the fare will stay the same.
Public Transport to Bad Hofgastein
The travel from Munich air hub to the town by public transport is very long and complex. You’ll need to take a bus to Munich center first, walk to the central terminal to catch another one to Salzburg, and there take a train to Bad Hofgastein railway station. The trip will last around 6 hours and cost 31-45 euros per person. If departing from Salzburg air terminal, you may take a local bus to the city’s main railway terminal and change to a train to the resort. This travel takes an hour and 40 minutes, costing 15-23 euros per passenger.
Unlike taxi and transfer services, some public transport means may operate only at daytime. Make sure to check timetable beforehand.
About Bad Hofgastein
The resort town offers 250 km of skiing pistes and is especially popular among visitors from Russia and Italy. Another local tourist attraction is the famous Alpentherme – Europe’s exclusive thermal spa.