Location & Accessibility

The Ore of the Alps UNESCO Global Geopark is located approx. 50 km south of the city of Salzburg in Pongau in Salzburgerland in Austria. The nearest airport is W. A. Mozart Airport Salzburg.

The municipalities of Hüttau, Bischofshofen, Mühlbach am Hochkönig and St. Veit im Pongau make up the Geopark's area. All Geopark municipalities can be reached by car and also by public transport.

Accessibility with Public Transport

In the interests of sustainability, we recommend that you travel to the Ore of the Alps UNESCO Global Geopark by public transport.

Hüttau: Hüttau can be reached from the city of Salzburg by train and bus. You must take the train from Salzburg main station to Bischofshofen. Trains run several times an hour on this route. In Bischofshofen, change to bus number 510 and get off at the bus stop "Hüttau Ortsmitte".  

Bischofshofen: You can take the train from Salzburg Main Station to Bischofshofen. For example, the S-Bahn S3 in the direction of Schwarzach-St. Veit or the regional express REX3 to Wörgl Hbf can take you to Bischofshofen station.  

Mühlbach am Hochkönig: Mühlbach is very easy to reach from Bischofshofen. The 590 bus runs to Mühlbach am Hochkönig several times a day from the Bischofshofen train station stop (opposite the train station). The exit stop is called "Mühlbach am Hochkönig Ortsmitte".  

St. Veit im Pongau: To reach St. Veit, travel to the "Schwarzach - St. Veit train station". There are hourly connections from the city of Salzburg. From Schwarzach - St. Veit station, change to the hourly bus line 581 and get off at "St. Veit im Pongau Marktplatz".  

Accessibility by car

Hüttau: The municipality of Hüttau can be reached via the A10, exit "Hüttau".  

Bischofshofen: You can reach Bischofshofen via the A10. Take the exit "Knoten Pongau" and then the exit "Pongau/Bischofshofen".  

Mühlbach am Hochkönig: Mühlbach am Hochkönig can be reached via the A10, exit "Knoten Pongau" and exit "Pongau/Bischofshofen". At the traffic circle, turn onto the Hochkönigstraße (B164) and drive to Mühlbach.  

St. Veit im Pongau: You can reach St. Veit im Pongau via the A10, exit "Knoten Pongau", continue on the Pinzgauer Straße B311 in the direction of Schwarzach - St. Veit. Use the right-hand lane at the slip road towards St. Veit. At the traffic circle, take the first exit and follow the route (St. Veiter Landesstraße) until you reach St. Veit im Pongau.  

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