What airlines can be taken? Major cities in India from where flights can be taken, especially direct flights Flight connectivity between India and Austria is excellent. Flights to Austria can be taken from most of the major Indian cities. Big cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru have quite a few stopover flights to the Salzburg W.A. Mozart International Airport. Some of the most famous airlines that fly from India to Salzburg are Etihad Airways and Lufthansa. A direct flight from Delhi to Vienna can be taken, from where frequent train services to Salzburg will be available.
The Salzburg airport - The Salzburg W.A. Mozart International Airport (IATA: SZG) is the second largest international airport in Austria. Salzburg has direct flight connectivity from a number of cities in Europe. The international airport is only a few kilometers away from the main city center of the city.
Salzburg is well connected by roads to Vienna and Munich. These Autobahns (federal controlled-access highway system in Germany) maybe clogged with traffic on weekends. You need to have a valid Austrain Motorway vignettes. The price of the toll sticker will vary depending on its vallidity duration. Driving within the city is not recommended as the streets are narrow and the street names are written in German font which are hard to read. Several international car rental companies are present in Salzburg and Munich, for both self driven and non self driven cars. Enjoy a picturesque drive through the lakes and villages from Munich to Salzburg. However to avoid hefty intercountry rental fee you might want to return your car at German border while travelling from Munich to Salzburg.
Salzburg is located on the Austrian-German border, about two hours from Munich and three hours from Vienna by train. The Salzburg railway station, the Hauptbahnhof, is located to the north of the Salzach River. The inter city trains are frequent, trains from Vienna are especially frequent in intervals of 1 hour. International
Bus services are efficient and available from Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic and back. Serveral kinds of shuttle services can be used. Bus services are present between Prague and Salzburg. It is also possible to reach Salzburg from Budapest through a 5 hour commute
Taking advantage of its small size, it is convenient to explore the city on foot. Ask your hotel/hostel desk for a map of the city. Some hostels such as the Yoho International Youth Hostel, provide maps with coloured routes for simpler navigation. Different routes cover different attractions. Bikes can also be hired from most hotels and hostels. A horse drawn carriage - called Fiaker, seats four people. Even though most riders do not know English, it is amusing to try it out if you have never sat on a carriage before. The 'bus taxis' cost EUR 4.50 per trip and operates along fixed routes, picking up and dropping off passengers along its way. Salzburg trams and buses can be used with the same tickets. If you plan to use these as your primary mode of transport then it is advisable to purchase the 24 or 48 hour ticket. Taxis are a reliable source of transport especially if you are travelling at night.