Salzburg Airport W. A. Mozart - SZG

Salzburg, Austria (AT)

Getting around the airport


Salzburg Airport W. A. Mozart is located in West Salzburg, only 4 km outside of downtown Salzburg city.
The airport consists of two public passenger terminals:

  • Terminal 1 is the main terminal building. It consists of 26 check-in desks, and 9 boarding gates. There are a number of shops and restaurants available before and after security as well as a visitors terrace. As there are no jet bridges, walk- and bus-boarding is used.
    The terminal is open from 04:00-23:00 daily.
  • Terminal 2 is much smaller and is used on Saturdays during the Winter charter season as departure terminal only. There is a designated area to check-in skiing equipment.
    During the Summer season, the terminal 2 can be hired as an event location.

Additionally, the GAC “Herbert von Karajan” terminal is used for private flights only. Open daily.

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Getting into Salzburg

Bus and taxi options

It's only 4 km from the airport into Salzburg city.

Public bus lines
Services go at regular intervals (10 – 20 min)  to the city center and the main railway station.

  • Bus number 2: goes to the railway station every 10/20 minutes.
    Journey time approx. 20 min. 
  • Bus number 10: via Salzburg city center to the railway station every 10 minutes.
    Journey time approx. 15 min.

Tickets are available at the kiosk in Terminal 1, at the vending machine at the bus stop, or from the bus driver.
The bus stop is located between the arrivals terminal exit and the parking garage. Buses run daily.

Tip: By buying your ticket with the ÖBB app (Austrian Railways app) you can book a single ticket for EUR 2.


The transfer to the railway station takes approx. 15 - 20 min. It is neither necessary nor recommended to take the motorway when taking a taxi to the railway station or the city center.

The taxi stand is located in front of the arrivals Terminal.

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Food and drinks

All options

Bread, sweet dishes, pastries, basic food products to tasty snacks. 
Terminal 1, before security
Hours: 05:00-18:00 daily

Restaurant Jedermann
Superior restaurant with a unique view on the airfield. 
Terminal 1, before security, floor 1
Hours: 11:30-21:00 daily

Self-service cafeteria located on the top floor with a beautiful panoramic view. Children area.
Terminal 1, before security, floor 1
Hours: 7:00–14:00 

Hot and cold drinks and snacks. Internet surf stations and laptop docking stations at ever table.
Terminal 1, Check-in hall, before security
Hours: 04:30-last departure, daily

Panorama Cafe & Terrace
Snacks, drinks, variety of beer specialties, various ice cream treats
Terminal 1, before security
Hours: May-September, weather permitting, 11:00-until sunset

Stiegl Terminal
Beer and merchandising
Terminal 1, before security, between check-in counters and arrivals
Hours: from 10:00 daily

Terminal 1, after security
Hours: Hours: 04:30-last departure, daily

Café bistro with burgers, pizza, drinks and Internet terminals.
Terminal 2, before security
Hours: December-March, 08:00-20:00 Sat

Hangar 7 is located opposite the airport buildings and the runway. It takes 5 min by car from the airport. Avant-garde architecture, modern art and high-class gastronomy.

Restaurant Ikarus
Hangar 7, before security
Hours: 12:00-14:00, 19:00-22:00 daily

Carpe Diem Lounge - Café
Hangar 7, before security
Hours: 09:00-17:00 daily

Mayday Bar
Hangar 7, before security
Hours: 12:00-00:00 Sun-Thu, 12:00 – 01:00 Fri-Sat

Threesixty Bar
Hangar 7, before security
Hours: from 18:30 Tue-Sun, Mon and Thu closed

Hangar-7 Outdoor Lounge
Hangar 7, before security
Hours: from 12:00, daily, weather permitting only

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Magazines and Duty Free

Over 2000 different newspapers and magazines, tobaccos, books, souvenirs and confectionary goods. 
Terminal 1, check-in hall, before security

Heinemann Duty Free
Terminal 1, after security, level 0, across from Gates 1-9
Terminal 2, after security, level 0, across from Gates 21-24

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Salzburg Airport Lounge

Salzburg Airport Lounge
Spacious lounge offering drinks and small snacks all day as well as newspapers and magazines. Two computer desks, tv and free WiFi. 
Access for premium and elite members departing on Air Baltic, Lufthansa, British Airways, Eurowings, Finnair, S7 Airlines, Turkish Airlines. Open to all passengers for EUR 36.00. Vouchers are available in Terminal 1, before security, check-in hall, ticket center.

Terminal 1, after security
Hours: 05:00-19:30 daily

VIP Lounge

Terminal 1, after security
Hours: by prior arrangement only

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Info center
Information for parking, current flights, tourist information, bus and rail services. Here you can buy SIM cards, the Salzburg Card, the Salzburger Land Card, Altstadt vouchers and travel gadgets such as neck pillows, power banks, travel adapters etc.

Terminal 1, check-in hall, before security

Reisebörse, Travel agency
Terminal 1, arrivals hall, before security

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Visitors terrace

Enjoy the view

Sit back, relax in the terrace cafe and watch planes take off.

Terminal 1, before security, floor 2
Hours: daily; may be closed due to bad weather conditions

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Kids entertainment

Children's Play Corner

Entertainment options for the little ones are available:

- Terminal 1, before security, floor 1, within the self service restaurant 'Panorama Market Place'
- Terminal 2, after security, transit hall 

A changing room for babies is located:
- Terminal 1, after security, floor 1, transit hall
- Terminal 2, after security, floor 1, transit hall 

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Luggage storage

Terminal 1

Luggage storage facilities are available for EUR 8.00 per item/day.

Terminal 1, before security, ground floor, to the right within the check-in hall

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Medical Service Center

On the first floor

modern medical service center is available. Call +43 662 8580-143 in case of urgent needs.

Terminal 1, before security, floor 1, entrance A
Hours: 05:30-23:00 daily

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Car rental

Lowest Price Guaranteed

Hertz, Sixt, Avis/Budget, Buchbinder, Europcar, Megadrive can be found at SZG airport on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park. A short covered walkway leads from the terminal to the multi storey car park building. Opening hours may vary.

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