Getting to Lech-Zurs
The closest airports to Lech and Zürs are Altenrhein, Innsbruck and Friedrichshafen. But the larger international airport at Zurich is less than 200km away with transfer times of less than 2 ½ hours by road or 3-4 hours by train to the nearest railway station at Langen am Arlberg.
Nearest Airports to Lech and Zurs
The small Swiss airport of Altenrhein is the closest to Lech and Zurs but has very few international flights. Innsbruck in Austria and Friedrichshafen in Germany are only slightly further away. The much larger international airport at Zurich is also quite close and has more flights, and the option of a transfer by train (with a taxi ride at the end).
Alterhein to Lech – 100km / 1 hour 25 minutes
Innsbruck airport to Lech – 115 km / 1 hour 35 minutes
Friedrichshafen airport to Lech – 128 km / 1 hour 40 minutes
Zurich airport to Lech – 194 km / 2 hours 10 minutes
Airport Transfers to Lech and Zürs
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Directions for driving to Lech and Zurs
The road between Warth and Lech is closed in winter because of avalanche risk so if driving to Lech or Zurs in winter road access is possible only from the south via Stuben – Zurs – Lech.
If approaching from the west, take the motorway toll road A14/E60/S16, direction Innsbruck, take exit Langan am Arlberg / Klosterle (before the Arlberg tunnel) for B197 Arlbergstrasse then B198 Lechtalstrasse heads north from Stuben am Arlberg to Zurs then Lech.
If approaching from the east follow the motorway toll road A12/E60/S16 from Innsbruck, take exit St Anton am Arlberg and follow the Arlbergstrasse B197 via St Christoph, then the B198 Lechtalstrasse to Zurs and Lech.
Airport Bus Services to Lech and Zurs
The Arlberg Express transfer bus runs between Zurich airport and Lech – Zürs on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during the winter season. For reservations and information: Arlberg Express, Tel: +43 (0) 5582 226, E-mail: [email protected]
A shuttle bus service is operated by Loacker Tours running from Friedrichshafen to Zürs (post office) and Lech (post office) and to St Anton am Arlberg. For reservations and information: Loacker Tours, Tel: +43 (0) 5523 59090 or bus: +43 (0) 664 518 70 40, E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]
Heli-Taxi Transfer to Lech and Zurs
If cost is not an issue, but speed is, a helicopter transfer is available from Wucher helicopter taxi. 5 passengers with no luggage or 4 passengers with each 1 suitcase and 1 handluggage. Ski and Snowboard on request! Flying times are: Zürich 45 min, Friedrichshafen 30 min and Innsbruck 35 min.
Getting to Lech and Zurs by Rail
There are frequent fast Inter City rail connections from Zurich, Munich or Innsbruck to Langen am Arlberg station (17 km from Lech) where there are bus connections and taxis running from Langen to Zürs and Lech. There is no rail transfer between Friedrichshafen and Langen am Arlberg. Click on the links below for train times>