Ready for Takeoff: Winter holiday flights


Every year, the Ski Amadé ski area in the Schladming-Dachstein region welcomes skiers, snowboarders, and winter sports enthusiasts from around the world. As one of the top 5 ski regions in Austria, the place is known by many for hosting the annual World Cup ski races. Who wouldn’t want to race down the immaculate slopes and feel the fresh mountain air fly by their face? It’s convenient that the TUI BLUE PULSE Schladming has on-site access to the valley station for the cable car to the Planai (745-1894 m) – it’s perfect for winter holidays and endless skiing. Snowboarders and skiers also find bliss off the slopes here, with activities like sledding, airboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating, or a horse-drawn sleigh ride. So make sure to pack your snow pants and skis for your winter holiday in Schladming! First stop on the way: Salzburg.

Winter holiday flights to Salzburg – getting to your holiday quickly and easily

From Germany, direct flights depart daily to Salzburg from almost all major cities. From Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Cologne, you can take Air Berlin, Easy Jet, Germanwings, Eurowings, and Lufthansa Group at regular intervals, nonstop to Salzburg. Anyone who wants to take their own ski equipment during the winter holiday should research the conditions for checking it in advance, since these can vary greatly from airline to airline. While the price for sports luggage on Air Berlin depends on flight class and weight of equipment, you can incur costs on Easy Jet of up to 56 euros for ski equipment. Eurowings transports skis and snowboards for free. Also note: You should check your ski equipment with time to spare, either online or at the airport. Again, there are different policies that you can find on the various sites or call for details.

Once you’ve arrived in Salzburg, the journey continues: The airport is located almost 90 kilometres from Schladming, a manageable distance by car. Salzburg Airport is the second largest airport in Austria and a hub for international flights. The high-traffic winter season has its own set timetable has there’s even a terminal dedicated entirely to winter flights ( “Amadeus Terminal 2”), which brings people into Salzburg with hardly any disruptions or delays. So travellers can get to their desired destinations stress-free and hit the slopes immediately!

Europe’s favorite destination for winter holidays

Snowboarders during the winter holiday

But Ski Amadé isn’t just a popular tourist destination among Germans. Winter tourists from all over Europe and beyond enthusiastically flock to Salzburg as a stepping stone to this skiing destination. There are ten airports in the UK that fly to Salzburg, and planes leave regularly from the Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia to reach this Austrian metropolis. Whether you’re already planning your winter holiday or want to book one spontaneously, you can download the Salzburg Airport’s seasonal timetable as a PDF from their website. In it, you’ll find all the flights, times, and aircraft going to and from Salzburg. To get from the airport to the TUI BLUE PULSE Schladming, we can organise a transfer for you on request (about 27 euro with Reisen Habersatter). So you can get to your winter dreamland and be flying down the slopes as soon as possible!

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