Austrian writer Hugo von Hofmannsthal once called Salzburg the heart of the heart of Europe. Centrally located in mainland Europe, Salzburg is easily accessible by airplane, train or car.
Salzburg’s W. A. Mozart Airport is located only six kilometres from the city centre, a fifteen-minute journey by taxi or bus. Used by many international airlines and low-cost carriers, Salzburg is directly accessible from cities such as Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Stockholm, Vienna and Zurich.
In addition, Salzburg is connected to Munich Airport by shuttle bus and other transport services.
Special offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines
Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer discounted flights especially for the Colloquium. To make a reservation, please click on www.lufthansa.com and enter the access code ATZZEAG in the "Access to Your Special Lufthansa Offer" area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.
NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled, otherwise the booking platform window will not open.
Salzburg main railway station is located in direct proximity to the conference venue (700m) and at a 15-minute walk from the city centre. Being close to the German border means that Salzburg has outstanding Eurocity, Intercity and ICE connections to cities across Europe. You can also catch a local or suburban train to Salzburg from most towns in the region. Munich is reachable with a direct connection within 1.5 hours taking you from Munich main station to Salzburg main station. Vienna airport can also be reached with a direct train in less than 3 hours.
For further information please see: www.oebb.at
Airport transfers from Munich
If you choose Munich as your final destination, you can easily get to Salzburg with our partner company “SALZBURGER MIETWAGEN und REISESERVICE”. You can either pick a transport in a minibus with max. 8 persons from your front door (if it is permitted regarding the traffic rules) or on request you can also book individual transfers in comfortable middle-class cars.
You can book your transfer here: Transfer
The West motorway from Vienna (A1) and Tauern motorway (A10) from southern Austria as well as the motorway coming from Munich (A8) connect the city of Salzburg and all regions of Salzburg. Please remember to purchase a toll sticker (“Vignette”) if you drive to Salzburg by car.
For further information please see: www.salzburg.info
Since all parking spaces in the inner city are limited parking zones (not just the blue zones), it is advisable to use garages to park your car or leave it at the hotel. The closest garage to the congress venue is Mirabell Congress Garage. For a full list please see Parking in Salzburg.
Public transport in Salzburg
Salzburg boasts an environmentally-friendly bus system that includes electric trolleybuses running on overhead powerlines. The trolleybuses run every 10 minutes during daytime, while most of the regular buses run at 15-minute intervals. Every destination in the city is quick and easy to reach. You can find the current timetable online: Salzburg public transport
Tickets for the Salzburg public transportation system ("SVV") can be purchased directly at the bus, at the service counter at the bus stations and at almost all "Trafik" kiosks.