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16th Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music
9–13 July 2014

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How to get to Salzburg: Air Travel


Salzburg International Airport

Salzburg International Airport W. A. Mozart (http://www.salzburg-airport.com/en/) is serving several European destinations, among these from/to Vienna, London (Gatwick, with BA), Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt/M., Hamburg, and Zürich.

From the airport to the main building of University Mozarteum it is only a short taxi ride of four kilometres. A taxi stand can be found directly in front of the airport terminal.

Alternatively you can catch a bus to the city centre, using public line number 2. Buses run at regular intervals (10–20 minutes) between Salzburg Airport, Salzburg main railway station and the city centre, a ride into town takes approximately 19 minutes. The bus station is in front of airport terminal, about one minute’s walk.

Further details about the public transport services are available on http://www.salzburg-airport.com/en/passengers-visitors/arrival-parking/.

Some of you might be travelling to Salzburg from Munich or Vienna airport, so the following information should help you to reach Salzburg easily.


Munich International Airport

Munich International Airport offers plenty of flights to destinations in Europe and Overseas. To get to Salzburg from Munich Airport, you could either take an Airport Shuttle (e.g. SMS, http://www.flughafentransfer.at/), or choose the the railway connection.
There are two options to get to Munich Hauptbahnhof from Munich Airport:
  1. Buses run between Munich Airport and Munich Hauptbahnhof every twenty minutes. A single ticket costs € 10.00 (€ 16.00 return). Tickets are purchased on the bus. The journey time is about 40 minutes. To find the bus at the airport simply follow the "bus" signs.
  2. The S-Bahn lines S1 and S8 depart every ten minutes from the station situated below the arrival level. A single ticket costs €12.50. The journey time is about 40 minutes.
for further informations → see Rail Travel


Vienna International Airport

Vienna International Airport offers plenty of flights to destinations in Europe and some to Overseas. To get to Salzburg from Vienna Airport, you should take the train.
There are several options to get to Vienna Westbahnhof (where the trains to Salzburg leave) from Vienna Airport. Low budget is to travel with ÖBB (whose desk is to be found in the airport hall: turn left after the doors, on the left side):
  1. ÖBB Schnellbahn (suburban railway) is a connecting train to Vienna Westbahnhof, departing every half an hour (from 4.30am to 11.45pm). The journey time is 25 minutes.
  2. There is also a bus connection to Vienna Westbahnhof, departing every half an hour (from 6.05am to 13.35pm). A single ticket costs € 8.00 (€ 13.00 return). The journey time is 45 minutes.
  3. Other services, including CAT (City Airport Train), are maybe a little quicker, but more expensive. You will find numerous stalls in the Airport Hall.
for further informations → see Rail Travel


How to get to Salzburg: Rail Travel


Munich Hauptbahnhof

Frequent and convenient trains connect Munich and Salzburg. Rail-Jet (High speed) and Eurocity-Trains (EC) depart from Munich Hauptbahnhof every hour or less during the day, and take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes (Rail-Jet) or 1 hour and 45 minutes (Eurocity) to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof. Tickets (€ 36.00) to be bought in advance, ticket-machines and offices in the station hall. For timetables, connections and fares see http://www.bahn.de.


Vienna Westbahnhof

Frequent and convenient trains connect Vienna and Salzburg. Rail-Jet (High speed) and Eurocity-Trains (EC) depart from Vienna Westbahnhof every hour or less during the day, and take approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes (Rail-Jet) or 2 hours and 50 minutes (Eurocity) to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof. Tickets (€ 49.90) to be bought in advance, ticket-machines and offices in the station hall.
There is also a recommendable private train service, Westbahn, offering the tour half prized. You can buy the tickets on the trains. In case of high frequency, it may be difficult to store your luggage.
For timetables, connections and fares see http://fahrplan.oebb.at/bin/query.exe/en?.


Local directions


From Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, take the bus lines 1, 3, 5 or 6 to get to University Mozarteum and Haus Mozart of Salzburger Studentenwerk within 8 minutes, take line 3 to get to "Internationales Kolleg" of Salzburger Studentenwerk within 30 minutes.
From Salzburg Airport, take the bus line 2 to get to University Mozarteum (passing the main station) and "Haus Mozart" of Salzburger Studentenwerk within 25 minutes, take line 10 to Mozartsteg, then change to line 3 or 8, to get to "Internationales Kolleg" of Salzburger Studentenwerk within 40 minutes.
A single ticket is € 2.40, for 24 hours € 5.30, if you purchase a ticket from the driver. Cheaper tickets can be purchased in tobacco stores: 5 single tickets € 1.60 each, 24 hours ticket € 3.30.
Registration for the Conference starts Wednesday 9 July, 2pm.
For timetables, connections and fares see http://www.svv-info.at/en/timetables/trip-planner.

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