Quick and easy to reach

How to get to the hiking and ski resort of Galtür

There are many ways to get to one of Tyrol’s most beautiful valleys. No matter if you’re travelling by car, bus, train or plane – find out about the best way to get to Galtür!

Arriving by car

from Germany

  • If you’re travelling via the German A7 or A95 motorway in a southern direction, take the Fernpassbundesstraße (B197) via Imst and Landeck and continue along the A12. Stay on the Arlbergschnellstraße (S16) until exit Pians and continue on the Silvretta Bundesstraße (B188) towards See, Kappl, Ischgl and Galtür.
  • Coming from the German A93 motorway towards Innsbruck, take the Austrian Inntal motorway (A12) via Kufstein, Innsbruck and Landeck. Continue on the Arlbergschnellstraße (S16) until exit Pians and follow the Silvretta Bundesstraße (B188) towards Galtür. 
  • Coming from the A96 motorway to Lindau, take the A12 via Bregenz and Feldkirch. Continue along the Arlberg tunnel and the S16 until exit Pians and take the Silvretta Bundesstraße (B188) to Galtür.
    Only possible in summer: If you would like to savour the region’s unique mountain views in summer, it’s a good idea to leave the motorway at Bludenz exit and take the Silvretta High Alpine road to the Paznaun. 

Arriving by car

from Italy

  • Coming from the A22 motorway north via Brenner Pass, continue on the Austrian A13 motorway. In Innsbruck, take the A12 towards Bregenz and continue on the S16 until exit Pians. Continue along the Silvretta Bundesstraße (B188) towards Galtür.
  • Coming from Italy, you can also take the SS49 north via Reschen Pass to get to Austria. Take the B180 via Nauders and Landeck and continue on the S16 towards Bregenz until exit Pians. Continue along the Silvretta Bundesstraße (B188) towards Galtür.

Arriving by car

from Switzerland

  • Coming from Switzerland, take the A3 to Feldkirch or the A1 to Lustenau and Dornbirn. Continue along the A14 towards Innsbruck, passing by the Arlberg tunnel, and take the S16 until exit Pians. Stay on the Silvretta Bundesstraße (B188) for about 20 kilometres to get to Galtür.

Five tips for your

journey to Galtür

  1. All Austrian motorways operate on a toll system, so don’t forget to purchase a toll sticker or “Vignette” before your journey. Toll stickers are available for ten days, two months or one year at all border crossings, tobacconists and service stations.
  2. There is an additional charge for using the Arlberg tunnel. We recommend buying a convenient video toll ticket in advance! 
  3. In Austria, all drivers are obliged to carry a high-visibility vest to wear when exiting their vehicle during an accident or breakdown.
  4. From November to April, all cars must be fitted with winter tyres. Keep in mind that you might also need snow chains!
  5. Consider travel times and traffic updates when planning your journey. Saturdays are usually the heaviest traffic days – it’s a good idea to check the current traffic situation in advance! 

Stress-free travel

by train or bus

Thanks to its excellent connection, getting to Galtür by train or bus is a comfortable alternative to travelling by car. Buy a train ticket to Landeck-Zams and take Bus No. 260 towards Paznaun, which departs directly in front of the train station. The drive to Galtür takes about one hour – plenty of time to enjoy the splendid views of the Tyrolean Alps!

  • from Germany: You only need to change trains once to get from Hamburg or the Ruhr region to the direct bus to Galtür.
  • from Switzerland: It’s particularly convenient and easy to get to Landeck station from Switzerland – just take the direct train from Zurich.
  • from Italy: Change trains in Innsbruck to get to Landeck-Zams station.
  • from Landeck: Once your train arrives at Landeck, simply hop on the hourly bus to Galtür. 

Our tip: For any train connections to Galtür, please consult the website of the Federal Austrian Railways (ÖBB). For instance, how about taking the extra convenient Nightjet night train?

Landeck-Zams Bahnhof - Galtür Wirl - Kops/Bielerhöhe 27.09.2021 - 24.11.2021

Quick and comfortable:

getting there by plane

If you would like to fly into Austria, your nearest airport is Innsbruck. From there, we recommend taking a bus, train or taxi to Galtür. 

A taxi to Galtür

There are several taxi companies that will take you from the train station or airport to Galtür.