Salzburg Airport taxi to Zell am see

Salzburg Ski Transfer company provides fast and reliable airport taxi transfer from Salzburg airport to Zell am see

-Approximate route length: 89 km
-Journey time: 1 h,20 min.
-All exclusive

Saalbach is one of Austria’s most popular ski resort. And a travel destination with plenty of people visiting the resort town throughout the year. The journey from Salzburg airport can be fullfiled either by the 280 bus line or though a private taxi transfer. The bus line nr. 280 has connection every 2,45 to 3.20 hours for 14.90€ from the airport and the total trip.

Usually takes around 1 hour and 65 minutes under normal traffic. On the other hand, Salzburg airport taxi
rides to Zell am see cost from 189€ to 240€ depending on the time of the year the taxi operator and the vehicle you choose. Similar to buses, most car trips take around 1 hour and 65 minutes from Salzburg airport to Zell am see ski resort.

Compare the options

Price for 3 passengers
Options – Price – Duration – Availability
Taxi 189 € 1 h 15 min 24/7
Bus 14.80 € 1  h 65 min 09:40–19:40

scoda enyaqGet from Salzburg airport to Zell am see by taxi

Due to the large number of private taxi companies in Salzburg Austria, taxis at the airport can be found in many colors and sizes. However, the general norm is to operate dark colored vehicles with the well recognized taxi roof sign, in addition to several standard company adds. Although most companies use taximeters as their fare calculator, the prices to Zell am see are usually fixed, since the resort town is quite far from the airport. From Salzburg airport the common fare among taxi companies is 189€ to 210€. Lastly, despite the 83 kilometers, journey to Zell am see takes around 1 hour and 25 minutes to arrive there.

Taxi fare from Salzburg airport to Zell am see

Due to the long distance of Zell am see ski resort from Salzburg airport, taxi companies prefer to offer fares at fixed prices, in order to attract passengers who like to know prices beforehand, especially the ones that are on a limited budget. The standard fare for a regular sized vehicle is around 189€ on average. The price includes up to three passengers along with them luggages and ski equipment that properly fit in the trunk of the car.

Where do I get the taxi from?

Like in many other airports, the taxi rank at Salzburg airport is located right outside of the arrivals hall terminal. New passengers can always refer to the airport taxi service desk for further tips and information about prices and destinations.


Best options and convenience     

From a practical point of view, the taxis would take about half time in comparison to the bus to get to Sallbach. Nevertheless, the journeyvwould be much nicer and comfortable mith a private transfer than a shared bus with 53+ passengers. However, the taxi price can always be shared with other travelers which would make the journey quite affordable as well.

Useful info & tips

It is also adviseable to book your taxi, mini van, mini bus in advance because, due to the long distance and big demade of the ski resort, it might be challenging to find available taxis for long distance connections.
For further information on available taxi companies operating at Salzburg airport you can visit the official Salzburg airport taxi website.

1 Hr 20Min.
Rates may vary unless you book your taxi in advance.

salzburg-line-busGet from Salzburg airport to Zell am see by bus

The bus nr. 280 drives from Salzburg airport to the popular Zell am see  town resort. The bus can be found at the airport station from 9:40 am until 7:40 pm. However, the bus schedule is subject to constant alterations due to the time of the year and current weather. In general the trip from Salzburg airport to Zell am see ski resort would take around 1 hour and 65 minutes under normal circumstances, while standard tickets from the airport cost 14.80€ .

How much is the bus from Salzburg airport to Zell am see?
Although prices might fluctuate depending on the season, the most common price for the nr. 280 bus  is 14.80€ for a regular one way ticket. Reduced ticket options can be purchased as well at 8.90€, intended for children under the age of 13, and students.

Cost 18.80€
Trip duration 1 h and 65 min.
Waiting time for the No. 280 is 2.40 to 3.35 hours depending on the time of the day.

Convinience safaty and value for money

The nr 270 bus to Zell am see is available from 8:45am to 6:45pm.

Where do I get the bus from?

The bus stop at Salzburg airport for the nr. 280 bus line is located in front of terminal 2, which can be reached by heading left after exiting the arrival hall building. Signs inside the airport can easily help passengers find the bus station.


The bus nr. 280 is the most popular mean of transportation from both Salzburg main station and eventually Salzburg airport to the popular Zell am see resort town. The travel time is not  similar to that of a private transfer and ticket prices are reasonable and practical. In addition, the bus line nr. 280 has plenty of storage room for luggage and ski equipment.

Useful notes

Always contact the airport in advance to learn about updated schedules for the 280 line because the operating hours are constantly changing due to weather conditions and time of the year.

Useful tips

Unfortunately, tickets for the Line 280 cannot be purchased in advance or online, thus there is a risk of missing the bus due to seat unavailability.
Any luggage and equipment of reasonable size can be stored in the 280 bus free of charge. More info at Salzburg airport site

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Salzburg Airport to Zell am see?

The average fixed taxi price from Salzburg Airport to Zell am see is 189€. Factors, such as the time of the year and type of vehicle can further affect taxi fares.

How much is a bus ticket from Salzburg Airport to Zell am see?

Regular bus tickets cost 14.80€ for adults. Tickets can be purchased through the airport ticket machines and from the ticket counter next to the bus station.

How far is it from Salzburg Airport to Zell am see?

The distance from Salzburg Airport to Zell am see is 89 km. The total trip with a car usually takes around 1 hours and 25 minutes.

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