How To Get To St Anton

How To Get To St Anton

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St Anton ski resort (Sankt Anton am Arlberg) is in the very snowy Arlberg region of western Austria.

Where is St Anton, Austria?

Located on the western border of the Tyrol (Tirol) state, St Anton is approximately 100km west of Innsbruck & 198km east of Zurich. Journey times to St Anton from either location are 1.5hr & 2.5hr respectively.

Flights to St Anton

Gateway airports to St Anton include Innsbruck (for European & UK flight origins), Zurich & Munich. Both Munich & Zurich accept flights from worldwide origins. All three airports have direct train access to St Anton.

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Airport & Hotel Transfers

The Powderhounds recommend taking the train from the airports to St Anton. However, for those that just cannot abide public transport or are travelling in larger groups, a private transfer from the airport direct to the ski resort may be the most efficient mode of travel. Search & book all airport transfers to St Anton ski resort here.

Train to St Anton

From Innsbruck you can take a short taxi ride to the train station and then catch a train to St Anton in about 1hr 10 min. Trains leave at regular intervals (at least every 2hr), but not all are express trains. Trains for St Anton will be going to Bregenz, Feldkirch or Zurich. Trains can also be used to access St Anton via Innsbruck from Milan, Venice, Verona & Munich. See the western Austrian rail map here.

From Zurich, St Anton is about 200km away (2hrs 20min). An express train is available to St Anton station or the Arlberg Express ski-bus. Direction of travel is Innsbruck.

The Munich airport is well served by efficient train transport which link quickly with train services to ski hubs like Innsbruck. Take the S8 line from the main terminal (trains every 10min) to the major Ostbahnhof for trains direct to Innsbruck and then transfer to ski resorts. Travel time is around 4hr to St Anton from Munich airport.

A sure way to POW (Protect Our Winters) is by taking the train to St Anton. Search & book train tickets to St Anton here.

If arriving in St Anton by train, most St Anton hotels are a 2-10 minute walk from the train station. If you’ve got lots of luggage, there are plenty of taxis hovering around outside the main entrance. A short taxi ride of 2kms from the train station to the Nasserein part of St Anton cost €11 in 2017. Save your euros and walk. St Anton is a very pedestrian friendly town (see map of town).

If spending an extended time skiing in Austria & Europe & plan on travelling by train, consider acquiring a Eurail Pass here.

Driving to St Anton

The St Anton ski resort is in the wonderful position of having a major arterial road, the E60, running directly to it from the east and west. Driving to St Anton is there easy as it doesn't require the ascent of minor secondary roads to the resort base.The St Anton village is spared the traffic noise and visual intrusion of a motorway due to the Arlberg Tunnel taking it under the town. 

Cars can be rented from all airports and major cities. To search for and book a car in Europe, use our recommended car rental search engine here.

Getting Around St Anton & the Arlberg

The main bus station is located in front of the Rendlbahn gondola base. There are local buses that operate around St Anton to enable access to various parts of the village, although it’s fairly easy to walk around most of St Anton on foot. The main part of the village is pedestrian-only. See the St Anton local transport map here.

Buses operate to Stuben, St Christoph, Lech & Zurs.

Nearby Ski Resorts

With a train station right in the centre of St Anton, a vast array of great ski resorts are available nearby. The Innsbruck area has Austria's largest glacier ski resort, Hintertux Glacier are excellent. If that's not enough, Switzerland is easy to get to via road or train, (the Powderhounds traveled to Andermatt-Sedrun by train from St Anton in about 4hrs) & Italy are less than an hour south of Innsbruck.