Salzburg is best known as the birthplace of Mozart and the home of The Sound of Music, but music isn't the only thing that makes this city come alive. The historic centre is renowned for its Baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centres north of the Alps. The city's appeal is it's old-world charm and scenic Alpine mountains filled with glorious ski resorts. The city has a lively arts scene, wonderful food, manicured parks, quiet side streets where classical music can be heard from open windows and concert halls. It's a magical town and be sure to visit the striking Salzburg Cathedral and Festung Hohensalzburg fortress.
Flights from Singapore (SIN) to Salzburg (SZG)
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Visiting from Singapore to Salzburg
When to visit
Salzburg is at the Northern edge of the Alps and has a typical Central European climate with hot summers and cold winters. Summer (June to August) is a popular time to visit to enjoy the Salzburg Festival and beautiful scenery. Temperatures range between 22°C and 25°C. Spring (March to May) is also a lovey time to visit and explore the museums, churches and the glorious Residenz palace. Winter (December to February) is a popular time to ski in the Alps and enjoy the Christmas markets. Temperatures are cold, dropping to -1°C, so be sure to pack warm clothes.
What is the main airport called?
Salzburg Airport (SZG).Opens external site in a new window Branded as Salzburg Airport W. A. Mozart, is Austria's second largest airport. It serves Salzburg, the fourth-largest Austrian city, and is a gateway to Austria's many ski areas. The airport is located 3.1 km west-south-west of Salzburg city centre and 2 km from the Austrian-German border.
Arriving in Salzburg
The helpful staff at Salzburg Airport will greet you when you land and assist you with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Salzburg from Salzburg Airport
With a range of transport options available at Salzburg Airport, it's easy to reach the city centre. Choose from car rental, public transport, taxi, airport transfer or rideshare. Many car rental providers are available at the airport, and it's only a 4km drive to the city centre via the motorway. Public buses run at regular intervals between Salzburg Airport, the main train station in Salzburg and the city centre. The journey time is approximately 25 minutes. Tickets are available the airport terminal, at the bus stop or directly from the bus driver. Regional buses are also available, departing from Salzburg Main Station to the city centre, Tyrol and Bavaria. A taxi stand can be found directly in front of the airport terminal and the transfer time is approximately 15 to 20 minutes. Private chauffeurs, minibuses and transfers can be organised to your destination, or alternatively you may wish to book an Uber through the app.
Getting around Salzburg
Getting around Salzburg is easy with a wide range of public transport options, along with bikes, taxis, Uber, walking or join a tour. Public transportation is so efficient in Salzburg that buses and taxis get their own lanes and the ticket fares are reasonable. Salzburg's trams and buses operate on the same ticket system and its a handy way to navigate the city. Salzburg is a compact city and a good way to see the sights is on foot or by hiring a bike. Bike rentals are available, with dedicated cycle paths and most hotels rent bikes too. Taxis are a good choice and are reliable, with many found in the Old Town. Alternatively, you may wish to book an Uber or join a tour.
Fly from Singapore
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What is the main airport called?
Singapore Changi Airport, commonly known as Changi Airport (SIN).Opens external site in a new window The airport is a major civilian airport that serves Singapore and one of the largest transportation hubs in Asia. The airport is located in Changi, at the eastern end of Singapore, approximately 20 km from Marina Bay, Singapore's Downtown centre.
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