Information & Facts
Taxis are available outside the arrivals terminal to take you to
the Hauptbahnhof railway station (a short walk from the centre of
Salzburg). The trip to the station (just 3 miles, or about 5km,
from the airport) should take between 10 and 20 minutes, and cost
Short- and long-term parking available, at EUR1.70 per hour.
Car rental companies include Avis, Europcar, Federal, Hertz,
Megadrive, Sixt and Sunny Cars.
You can make use of public bus lines 2, 8 and 27 to get from
Salzburg Airport to the downtown area. Tickets can be purchased
from the conductor, and cost EUR2.10 for adults and EUR1.10 for
children. Bus line #2 goes between Hauptbahnhof railway station and
the airport every 10-20 minutes, and takes about 20 minutes to
complete the journey. Bus line #27 departs the airport every 15-20
minutes, and serves Hauptbahnhof via Wals/Viehhausen (journey time
is approximately 40 minutes). Bus line #8 operates from Monday to
Saturday only, departing every 10 minutes from the airport via
Salzburg city centre (15 minutes), and terminating at the park and
Facilities include ATMs, bureaux de change, restaurants and
cafés, free Internet access, a nursery and a play area, luggage
storage and duty-free shopping.
The official language in Austria is German.
The unit of currency is the Euro (EUR), which is divided into
100 cents. Currency can be exchanged at banks and bureaux de change
available in all towns, but it may be easier to use the ATMs. Banks
are closed on Saturdays and Sundays, but exchange offices at
airports and major city rail terminals are open seven days a week.
Major credit and debit cards are widely accepted though some small
hotels and restaurants may only accept cash. Travellers cheques are
Local time in Austria is GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday
in March to the last Sunday in October).