Salzburg Pocket Travel Guide

Even if you are staying for 3 hours or a week, Salzburg has to offer a variety of sights and fun activities. The two City Mountains, the Mönchsberg or the Kapuzinerberg, bring together the tranquility of nature for those who enjoy a good walk in the forest, and some highlights such as the Museum of Modern Art, the Hohensalzburg Fortress or the m32 Restaurant. Visit Mozart’s Birthplace in the Getreidegasse and then go to Salzburg Museum which offers an interesting insight into Salzburg’s history.


Continue your trip to Mirabell Gardens where you can admire the Rose Garden, the Pegasus Fountain and the Dwarves Garden, then go on Makart Square to visit the Mozart Residence and continue to Hellbrunn Palace to admire the Trick Fountains or take a cable car to go up on the Untersberg. One you get there, you will have a stunning panoramic view of Salzburg.

You can get the Salzburg card for 24, 48 or 72 hours which is your key to all the city’s attractions. You will have free access or big discounts for theater tickets, concerts, excursions or public transportation services.

How to get there

The fastest way to get from the airport to the city is by taxi. There are numerous taxi companies which offer attractive services according to each tourist’s needs. You can pre-order a car from a Salzburg taxi company and this way you will make sure that you will have a cab waiting for you upon your arrival.

Huber Taxi-Bus

Huber Taxi-Bus offers low-cost transfer options from the Salzburg airport. The prices vary from €26,00 to €35,00 for one-way trip for one person and €50 for a return reservation. The price includes one pair of skis and 30 kg of luggage. The shuttle transfer with Huber Taxi-Bus is only possible until 9 pm.

Salzburg Airport Transfer

This Salzburg taxi company focuses on ski transfers from the airport. You can travel alone or in a group of up to 16 persons. Depending on your destination and the number of passengers, you will get a price quote that includes all tolls and taxes.

Holiday Shuttle

You will pay €44,00 for one way trip for a person and  €84,00 round trip for one person. Unfortunately, if your flight is delayed the shuttle will not wait for you, but you can take the next shuttle if seats are available, without having to pay extra.