Ischgl general information

Ischgl general information


Innsbruck, Munich and Zurich airports are the main air arrival points for most international visitors to Ischgl, involving a road transfer time of one, two and three hours respectively, mostly on Austria’s incredibly efficient motorway system. Most routes to Innsbruck are seasonal, catering for the huge number of winter sports enthusiasts arriving every year. British Airways plus several low-cost airlines, including EasyJet, serve London and other UK cities, with Thomson and Thomas Cook picking up on the charter market.

Munich’s airport is a hub for Lufthansa and the Star Alliance carriers, bringing visitors from across Europe, the US and Asia, with UK flights offered by BA, EasyJet and BMIbaby. Zurich Airport sees international flights with European full-service airlines as well as BA from Heathrow and EasyJet from Gatwick, Luton and Manchester. Other options for the journey to Ischgl include by rail from Innsbruck or Zurich to Landeck, five kilometres from the head of the valley, with onward bus travel to the resort, a total travel time of up to three hours. From the UK, the Eurostar to Paris connects with the express service through to Zurich, passing through spectacular scenery.

To work your way through the complicated structure of lift passes here, the resort’s website has a handy lift-pass calculator, with booking online the best way to save money on this major expense. Prices include shuttle buses from outlying areas to the lifts, and are issued as a key card loaded with your requirements, incurring a refundable deposit of five euros. Discounts apply for children and seniors, with an adult seven-day pass costing €272.50.