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Nearest travel links
|Train station||Salzburg 28 km|
|Car||Car not necessary|
Activities near St Gilgen
|Sports||Tennis in town, Water sports, Horse riding, Skiing – property near ski resort, Fishing|
|Great for||Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, City breaks, Beach or lakeside relaxation, Cycling holidays|
How to get there
Year Round Flights
There are many airlines that fly intoSalzburg all year round.
Thomsonfly fly several times a week from various UK airports.
British Airways fly regular scheduled services from London Gatwick.
FlyBE fly from Southampton, Birmingham and Exeter.
Ryanair fly daily from London Stansted.
Monarch operate a charter flight once a week from Manchester.
All fly from the UK direct to Salzburg.
Lufthansa, Austrian and FlyNiki also provide services in and out of Salzburg to many destinations around Europe.
UK airlines such as Jet2, First Choice and Thomas Cook also provide regular winter flights throughout the ski season through tour operators such as Inghams, Crystal, Thomson etc.
The hire of a rental car is recommended although not essential. The drive from Salzburg Airport to St. Gilgen is around 25 minutes, via the A1 autobahn to Vienna, taking the Thalgau exit and then continuing through Hof and Fuschl.
There are trams running from outside the airport terminal to central Salzburg bus station (20 mins) then take the 150 bus direct to St Gilgen (50 mins).
Flights in and out of Munich are readily available. Car hire is also cheaper in Germany. Travel time to Salzburg from Munich is about 1.5 hours and is a simple trip along the autobahn making this a very viable way to arrive or depart.
If you want to bring your own car and drive the whole distance, travelling time from Rotterdam is approximately 11 hours. P&O Ferries provide an overnight service from Hull to Rotterdam with excellent facilities and amenities onboard. Other services are also available, but the benefit of travelling through Holland and Germany is that you avoid the French toll roads.