FAQ about Wagrain

Here you find some of the most common questions, and of course answers to them, that people usually have about Wagrain regarding the trip there, skiing, things to do, accommodation etc.

Which is the closest train station to Wagrain?

Wagrain does not a have a train station itself but the neighbouring ski resort Sankt Johann im Pongau has one, and from Sankt Johann im Pongau it is only a 15 minute bus ride to get to Wagrain.

Are there any nice hotels recommended in Wagrain?

If you are looking for really upscale hotels in Wagrain they do have one 5-star hotel, called Almmonte Suites Design Hotel. It is located about 1 km outside of the village centre but it is a highly rated hotel with the ski lifts just outside the door, an outdoor swimming pool and a spa.

There are also some nice 4-star hotel options that are highly appreciated by its guest, for example Sporthotel Wagrain and Alpina Wagrain. For even more hotels in Wagrain you can find them all here.

Does Wagrain have an airport?

No, but the closest airport is Salzburg Airport and it is quite close. From Salzburg it is less than 70 kilometres drive, and normal driving time is less than an hour. You can also go from Salzburg to Wagrain with public transport in less than two hours, but it requires a combination of bus-train-bus.

Is Wagrain part of any major ski area?

Yes, Wagrain is connected with the ski resorts Flachau and Sankt Johann im Pongau-Alpendorf, and together they form the ski area Snow Space Salzburg. In total in this ski area, you can find 115 kilometres of prepared pistes.

What is the skiing terrain in Wagrain like?

Wagrain offers a mix of groomed slopes and tree-lined runs, making it ideal for skiers of various levels. Advanced skiers can explore off-piste terrain and discover hidden powder stashes in the surrounding mountains.

Can I rent ski equipment anywhere in Wagrain?

Wagrain has 3 places that rent out skis: Hervis Altenmarkt, SPIZ Wagrain and Ski-Stadl Wagrain. Read more about the shops and book your ski equipment online here.

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