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Salzburg Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Salzburg Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Salzburg airport has been the best amongst the airports I've slept in.
-a traveller

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Salzburg Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, but modern international airport with one main passenger terminal (Terminal 1) and a smaller second terminal with limited amenities, used for charter flights during ski season (Terminal 2).
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted in this airport. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

Good to Know

  • Economy class passengers can pay to enter the airport’s first class lounge. See Airport Lounges in the airport guide below for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Salzburg Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Salzburg Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Salzburg Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • airporthotel Salzburg - (2 minute walk from the airport) Located 500m from the Arrivals Hall. Cross parking place number 3.
  • Star Inn Hotel - (15 minute walk or 4 min ride from the airport) A budget hotel located 500m from the terminal. No airport shuttle.
  • Austria Trend Hotel Salzburg West- (5 minute walk or 2 min ride from the airport) Free airport shuttle.
  • Hotel Himmelreich - (8 minute walk or 3 min ride from the airport) Airport shuttle service to/from airport is free whenever possible. Otherwise it is € 7.00 per person, one way.
  • Hotel Salzburg - (15 minute walk or 2 min ride from the airport) No airport shuttle.

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Salzburg Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Salzburg Airport. Connect to the Freewave network.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • ATM’s / Cash Machines - Yes, available at the Sparkasse Bank.
  • Airport Tours - Guided tours of the airport are available (in German only). Must register with Besucherservice.
  • Baby Care Facilities - Baby Change Facilities are available both Landside and Airside of the lower levels of Terminal 1 and 2.
  • Car Rentals - Yes, see our Airport Transportation section below.
  • Children's Play Area - Locations: 1st Floor, Self-Service Restaurant "Panorama Mark Place" • Terminal 2, transit hall.
  • Currency Exchange - Yes, available at the Sparkasse Bank. Location: Not known. Hours: Exact hours are not known; however, they are open every day.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Duty Free is available as well as a Kiosk selling newspapers, snacks, etc.
  • Food & Drinks - At the time of this update there were no 24-hour food and beverage concessions.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Location: Terminal 1, landside, walk towards Terminal 2. Rates: 4 Euros per item per 24 hours. Hours: unknown.
  • Medical Services - A First Aid Station is available. Location: Terminal 1, 1st Floor, Entrance A. Hours: 5:30AM - 11:00PM daily.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.
  • Visitor's Terrace - Location: Terminal 1, Landside, 2nd Floor. Rate: Free

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Airport Hours

Operating: 6:00AM - 11:00PM (The terminals seems to be open 24 hours...this may have changed though)

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


The airport is well connected to the public transportation system. Whether you are looking for a bus to the city centre, the local train station (Bus no 2), Bavaria or Tyrol, there is probably an option for you. For more information, visit the Salzburg Airport website.

Car Rentals

The following car rental agencies are available onsite on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park: Avis/Budget, Buchbinder, Europcar, Hertz, Megadrive Autovermietung,Sixt and Sunny Cars.


Several companies offer shared-ride door-to-door service between the airport and hotels, ski resorts or destinations beyond.


Taxi stands are available in front of the airport terminal and Salzburg Hauptbahnhof (main railway station). Journey time between the airport and railway station is about 15 - 20 minutes.

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Last Updated: 10 November 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .