Salzburg Flights

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Salzburg Airport (SZG)

Salzburg Airport is the second largest in Austria, and is a key arrival point for British skiers heading for the world-famous resorts of Austria and Germany. The airport is very close to the border with Germany and just 5 km from the city centre. .Salzburg Airport is superbly placed for the world-renowned Ski Amade region. A wide choice of resorts is a conveniently short transfer from the airport. A special terminal for winter charter flights makes Salzburg one of Europe’s most hassle-free airports for ski fans. Salzburg remains an enticing destination in the summer months, when the attractive old city is busy with cultural festivals and the surrounding mountains are a paradise for walkers.

Departures from the UK increase considerably during the winter ski season, with tour operators like Monarch, Thomson Airways and Thomas Cook Airlines supplementing low-cost airlines like EasyJet, Jet2, Flybe, and Ryanair. EasyJet and Ryanair are frequently the cheapest option. Easy Jet operates winter season flights from Liverpool, Bristol, London Gatwick and London Luton. The summer season sees a far smaller choice of airlines and departure airports. The cheapest option is frequently Ryanair, who operate year-round flights from London Stansted.

Airport Location

Innsbruck Bundesstrasse 95
5020 Salzburg
Tel: 43 (0) 66285800


Local Transport

Buses run into the city centre. The journey takes 20 minutes and costs approximately €2. Metered taxis are found outside the arrivals hall. The journey into the city centre takes about 15 minutes and costs approximately €13. A wide range of companies offer transfers direct to the ski resorts during the winter season.


The winter season sees a good supply of charter flights from airlines like Thomson Airways, Monarch Airlines and Thomas Cook. You should also find winter flights with EasyJet, Ryanair, Flybe, British Airways, Austrian Airlines and Air Berlin.

Winter flights depart from regional airports across the UK, including Bristol, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Manchester, Newcastle, Exeter, Southampton, Leeds Bradford, East Midlands, Glasgow and Belfast.

Reliable year-round options include Ryanair from London Stansted and British Airways from London Gatwick. It is also worth looking at airlines like Flybe, Lufthansa, KLM, Germanwings and Air Berlin.


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