Salzburg W. A. Mozart Airport

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Salzburg W. A. Mozart Airport (SZG) Guide

General Information

Airport Name:
Salzburg W. A. Mozart Airport
Airport Code:
Salzburg Airport is located 4 km (2½ miles) west of the city center.

Directions & Transportation

There is a taxi stand directly in front of the airport terminal.
Bus No 2 leaves every 15 minutes on weekdays and runs between the main railway station and the airport. On Sundays or public holidays it leaves every 30 minutes. The Airport Express bus runs twice a day from Salzburg Airport to Zell am See, and it stops in front of the Airport Terminal. There is a regular service between Zell am See, Kaprun, Saalbach and Hinterglemm and the airport.
Many tourist resorts such as Altenmarkt, Bad Gastein, Radstadt, Schladming, and Zell am See, can be reached from the main Salzburg railway station, which is about 20 minutes away and served regularly by Bus No 2 to and from the airport. For further information contact Austrian Railways on
Bus No 2 takes passengers to the main Salzburg Railway Station, and the Airport Express leaves twice a day to and from Zell am See, from Wednesday to Sunday. There is also a regular bus service to and from Zell am See, Kaprun, Saalbach and Hinterglemm to/from Salzburg Airport. The Bus Stop in in front of the Airport Terminal. There is a taxi stand in front of the Airport Terminal, and the Salzburg main railway station. A single ticket will cost in the region of Euro 12, and from the airport to the city centre in the region of Euro 8.

Airport facilities

Airport Info:
There is an information desk in the arrival hall which is open from 05.00 to the last arrival. Staff will assist in general queries.
Economy Class allows 20 kgs of free luggage, and Business Class allows 30 kgs, and if there is an extra charge for excess weight. Between 7 and 10 kgs of hand luggage are allowed, depending on the airline you are using, but must not exceed the dimensions of 55 x 40 x 20 cm. is allowed depending on which airline you will be using. No sharp items are allowed in hand luggage such as knives, scissors, or nail files.
The Salzburger Sparkasse Bank has a branch at the airport, which is also open on Sundays, and there is a post office located on the premises as well.
More Services:
On the first floor in the Self Service Restaurant there is a children's play area, and in the transit area. A baby changing room is available in the general access area, and in the transit hall. There is a modern First Aid centre with a team of qualified first aid helpers, and a doctor on call for emergencies. Lost and Found: Items found on the airport premises or left on aircraft are handed over to the SAS. Should your luggage be lost or damaged you are advised to report it immediately at your respective airlines Lost & Found counter as delay in repaorting may result in your claim not being accepted..
Eating & Drinking:
Apart from the Travel Value and Duty Free shops, there are anumber of other retail outlets selling gifts, perfumes and various other items.
There are a number of restaurants and eateries located throughout the airport.
Business Facilities:
Airest has provided 2 conference rooms on the 1st floor, and each has the seating capacity for about 20 people. The Dachcafe can seat about 40 delegates.
Disabled Facilities:
The disabled passenger is provided with specially equipped toilets and washrooms, in the check-in hall, departure hall and in the restaurant area on the first floor, and will be provided with assistance by the staff of the Salzburg Airport if necessary. There is also a specially equipped lift. The respective airlines will provide the sevice required for luggage or escort if advised when booking your ticket. There are parking spaces for the handicapped passenger available in the multi-storey car park near the stairway exits 2 and 4. Other parking space are provided at the short stay cap park next to the covered walkway.

Useful Information

Airlines Served:
Air Alps Aviation, Sunexpress, LTUFlybe, Austrian Airlines, Tyrolean Airways, Hapag Lloyd, City Air, Ryanair, Lufthansa, Hahn Air Lines are the main airlines serving Salzburg Airport.
Airport Taxes:
All international airports in Austria charge airport tax on arrival, however this levy is written into the ticket. There is a passenger service charge of 60 ATS on departure, and the airport tax is 140 ATS
Activities near the Airport:
Salburg offers some of the finest coffee on the face of the earth, and to experience the whole culture of enjoying it, there is not better way than to visit one of the elegant cafes in the city. If time permits, take the funicular up to the Hohensalzburg, an 11th century fortress, with an immense 16th century organ whose booming voice can be heard all over the city centre when it is played.
Other Interesting Information:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is Salzburg's most famous son, and the city has memorialised his first seventeen years of life in the city in every imaginable way, so take a shuttle into town and pay homage to the dear boy.