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    Car hire from Salzburg Airport - book and save

    Auto Europe is a car hire broker with more than 60 years of experience in the industry. Over the years we have developed partnerships with car rental companies around the globe, which allows us to provide our customers with an expansive fleet of cars, as well as over 24,000 locations for pick up around the world. When you choose a car hire from Salzburg Airport, you have the opportunity to explore a beautiful country steeped in castles, rives and lakes. It is breathtaking as the seasons change the cities, and they all take on a different look and feel. With car hire from Salzburg Airport, you can visit Mozart's home and the baroque old town, then drive to the mountains for great walking and skiing areas. Depending on which season you visit, Salzburg offers something for everyone. See what others wrote about Auto Europe's wide-ranging car hire services in the city by visiting our Salzburg car hire reviews page.

    Airport Information

    Salzburg Airport (SZG)
    Official Name: Salzburg Airport W.A. Mozart.
    Address: Innsbrucker Bundesstrasse 95, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Location: The airport is located 2 miles west south west of Salzburg centre and 1.2 miles from the Austrian-German border.
    Airlines operating from Salzburg Airport: There are approximately 23 airlines flying to and from Salzburg Airport. Among them are Austrian Airlines, British Airways and numerous low-cost airlines, including Easy Jet, Jet2 and Ryanair. Some airlines operate only during the winter months for the ski season.


    Salzburg Airport consists of two terminals, located next to each other. Terminal 1 is the main building, whilst Terminal 2 is used mainly in the winter to manage the extra seasonal traffic. Terminal 1 has 3 floors with the ground floor hosting the check-in desks, departure gates, security check, bars and shops. It also hosts the arrivals hall and baggage reclaim all on the ground floor. The 2nd floor of Terminal 1 has a couple of restaurants, whilst the 3rd floor has a café and viewing terrace. Other services offered include a bank, children's play area on the 2nd floor, and public toilets.

    Car hire Pick up and Drop off

    There are numerous companies providing car hire at Salzburg Airport. It is very important that when making a booking you check the Terms and Conditions for the location of your supplier. The car rental companies are located a short walk via a covered walkway on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park.

    Company Opening Hours
    Avis 08-22:29h
    Buchbinder 07:30-19h
    Hertz 07:30-22h
    Sixt 07:30-21h
    Europcar 07:30-23h

    Airport Facilities

    There are a few facilities at Salzburg Airport with Terminal 1 being the main terminal where you will find everything. There are a few bars on the ground floor, with a couple of restaurants on the 2nd floor and a café on the 3rd floor. Salzburg Airport offers free Wi-Fi and a bank for currency exchange. The terminal is open from 06:00 to 23:00 (local time) daily.

    Transportation / How to get to the airport

    If you are heading straight from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport, you would take the Neutor, Maxglaner Hauptstrasse and turn left to the Innsbrucker Bundesstrasse (B1). There is a public bus service, which runs regular 10 to 20 minute intervals from Salzburg centre, Salzburg main railway station to the Airport. The bus service also goes to Zell am See, Maiishofen, Saalfeldon and other destinations. There is no train station at Salzburg Airport, you would need to get the public bus or a taxi into Salzburg and take the train from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof. The rail station is approximately 20 minutes from the airport. There are taxis outside the main rail station in Salzburg which can you to the airport directly. A taxi stand is also outside the airport.

    Parking Tips

    Salzburg Airport has 1,921 parking spaces available on 7 levels at the airport. It has an 1,366 additional parking spaces 5 minutes away. Parking in Salzburg centre is now limited due to the growing volume of traffic. The majority of parking in the inner city are limited parking zones operating Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., paid parking on Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., free with a parking dial. Maximum parking: 3 hours. Salzburg offers a Park & Ride option; there are parking places outside the city gates where you can park the car then take the bus into the centre. For more information on traffic in Austria, please visit our thorough guide to driving in Austria.

    Useful links

    Salzburg Airport Website

    Additional Information About Salzburg Airport

    Salzburg Airport
    Innsbrucker Bundesstraße 95
    Salzburg, Austria 5020

    IATA Code: SZG
    IACO Code: LOWS
    Wikipedia Page
    Latitude: 47.4740
    Longitude: 13.0012

    General Information: Salzburg airport is the second largest airport in Austria. It is located 2.0 miles southwest of the city centre of Salzburg.