Travelling to Gastein
If feasible, we strongly encourage participants to choose a climate conscious travel option such as travel by train to the conference. Bad Hofgastein can be reached by a direct railway line from Salzburg (75 minutes via Railjet or EC) or Munich (180 minutes via EC), and there are many international connections to Bad Hofgastein with travel via Salzburg, Villach Central Station, or other stops on the railway line.
In partnership with the Salzburg regional government, we are pleased to offer EHFG 2022 delegates free of fee train travel between Salzburg and Bad Hofgastein via this link.
Timetables and connection information are available on the website of the Austrian Railways (ÖBB) and we also recommend checking out options for your international train connection via Trainline.
If you have trouble identifying a suitable itinerary for yourself by train or need advice, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Arrival at Salzburg airport
Salzburg Airport is the closest to the conference venue. Transfer time is approx. 60 minutes.
The EHFG shuttle service is in operation between Sunday 25 and Thursday 29 September. The welcome desk at the airport will be manned from Monday 26 until Wednesday 28 September. In order to schedule your pick-up time, we ask you please enter your flight details in our registration system.
A special service will additionally be provided to / from Munich airport, as follows:
- Monday morning Munich airport - Bad Hofgastein
- Tuesday morning Munich airport - Bad Hofgastein
- Thursday afternoon Bad Hofgastein - Munich airport
Tauernplatz 1, 5630 Bad Hofgastein, Austria.
For further information please get your directions below or refer to https://www.gastein.com/en/service/arrival/car/.
External shuttle providers
Gastein valley to/from Salzburg or Munich airport:
- A scheduled airport shuttle operates between Salzburg or Munich airport and the Gastein valley. These can be booked at gasteintaxi.com.
- A regional provider offers an individual airport shuttle between Munich and Salzburg airport. For details please see mietwagenservice.at.