Getting to Westendorf
Westendorf is just under an hour from Innsbruck airport, and within 2 hours of Salzburg and Munich airports, making it easy to get to, with plenty of transfer options. Trains from Innsbruck are also quick, and there are a handful of direct services every day.
Nearest Airports to Westendorf
Westendorf is well located between three major airports – Innsbruck, Salzburg and Munich airports. On a good day it is less than an hour from the nearest airport, Innsbruck. Even Munich airport is less than 2 hours away, although it usually worth leaving at least 2 hours to get there on account of the traffic around the city.
Innsbruck – 82km, 55 mins
Salzburg – 88km, 1 hour 25 mins
Munich – 160km, 1 hour 35 mins
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Getting to Westendorf by Rail
Westendorf has a rail station with a few direct trains to nearby major cities, although there are also good connections at nearby Worgl.
Innsbruck – there are a few direct trains each day to Westendorf from Innsbruck main station which take just over an hour, although there are regular trains to Worgl where you can connect to local trains to Westendorf. Take Bus F from Innsbruck rail station to the airport, which takes around 15 minutes.
Salzburg – there are a couple of direct trains to Westendorf from Salzburg rail station, although these take around 3 hours so it is quicker to get a train to Worgl and change there for an onward connection to Westendorf, which takes around 2 to 2.5 hours. Buses connect to the airport from the main stations in Salzburg – check the OBB Route Planner for details.
Munich – to take the train from Munich to Westendorf you must change at Worgl, the journey takes between 2 and 2.5 hours. Trains run regularly from the airport to Munchen Ost station and take around half an hour.
For more information about getting to Westendorf using public transport, use the OBB Route Planner for times of trains, buses and connections.
Driving to Westendorf
With the A12 motorway only around 16km away, Westendorf is easily accessible by car from the three international airports in the region. While not essential a car can be useful for exploring the area around Westendorf, with visits to nearby Kitzbuhel and other villages in the SkiWelt area (Soll, Ellmau) very convenient.
Innsbruck airport – 82km from Westendorf – Leave the airport and follow signs for Salzburg/Gőtzens/Vőls E60/A12/A13, staying on the A12 for approximately 60km to Wőrgl Ost exit 17. Take the B178, sign-posted Brixental/Sankt Johann in Tirol for around 4 km, then take a right onto the B170 towards Hopfgarten im Brixental. Continue on the B170 for just under 10km past Hopfgarten, then take a right sign-posted Westendorf, following the road up the hill into the village.
Salzburg airport – 88km from Westendorf – Leave the airport take the B1 towards the German border, continue onto the B21 passing through Bad Reichenhall. Stay on the B21 for around 23 km as far as the German/Austrian border. At the border this continues on to the B173 towards Sankt Johann in Tirol for approximately 37km. From there follow signs towards Kitzbuhel, joining the B161 for around 8km. Before reaching Kitzbuhel itself take a right onto the B170 towards Kirchberg. Follow the road for approximately 15km then turn left onto Muhltal towards Westendorf.
Munich airport – 160km from Westendorf – Leave the airport follow Műnchen / A9 then A99/A8 sign-posted Salzburg / Innsbruck. At the exit 101 Dreieck Inntal, bear right and follow the A93/A12 to Innsbruck / Kufstein. Follow the A12 until exit 17 Worgl Ost, then keep right and take the B178 towards Sankt Johann in Tirol / Brixental for around 4 km. Take a right onto the B170 towards Hopfgarten im Brixental. Follow the B170 for around 10km past Hopfgarten, then take a right sign-posted Westendorf, following the road into the village.