Arrival in your skiing holiday

Getting here

Coming from the east

You will reach the Dachstein West ski region via Westautobahn A1 (Vienna-Salzburg) to the Regau junction and continuing via Gmunden, Bad Ischl, Bad Goisern to Gosau. 

Travel time from Gmunden: about 1 hour


Coming from the north/west

You'll reach the Dachstein West ski region via Westautobahn A1 (coming from Munich-Salzburg), exit at "Golling" and continue via Abtenau on the B166 to Russbach. 

Travel time from Salzburg: about 45 minutes


Coming from the south

Along the Tauernautobahn A10 (coming from Graz, Carinthia, Italy, Slovenia), exit at "Eben" and continue via St. Martin on the B166 to Annaberg-Lungötz.

Travel time from Eben: about 30 minutes

Getting here: Gosau, Russbach, Annaberg

Travelling by car

To help you plan your journey here, you can get started right away and plan your optimal travel route online with the route planner from your hometown to Gosau, Russbach or Annaberg-Lungötz. 

Note: In Austria, road tax discs are mandatory on all motorways. The road tax discs are available at all petrol stations and rest areas.


  • Annaberg:
    Bergbahnen Dachstein West
    Donnerkogelbahn Annaberg
    Steuer 60

    5524 Annaberg

  • Russbach:
    Bergbahnen Dachstein West
    Hornbahn Russbach
    Schattau 90
    5442 Russbach am Paß Gschütt
  • Gosau:
    Gosauer Bergbahnen
    Gosauseestraße 52
    4824 Gosau



Getting here by train & bus

With the train and bus you'll get to the Dachstein West ski region in comfort, with no traffic jams or stress. The last stretch from the train station to Gosau, Russbach and Annaberg is served by public bus.

You can find a train service to suit you incl. public bus connection directly on the ÖBB travel portal.

To the ÖBB travel portal

Use the free ski and shuttle buses

Leave the car at home and travel from your home / accommodation on the free ski and shuttle buses to the Dachstein West ski region.

The free ski buses will take you directly to the lower terminus to Gosau, Russbach and Annaberg. Just step off the bus and hit the slopes, then take the bus back when your skiing is done.

Free ski buses are on the way : Bad Ischl, Bad Goisern, Hallstatt, Obertraun, Golling, Abtenau, St. Martin, Lungötz, Golling

Free ski buses