Travel information in winter

Everything you need to know for a successful journey to the Wilder Kaiser region

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Travel information in winter

Everything you need to know for a successful journey to the Wilder Kaiser region

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The Wilder Kaiser region is located in the Söllandl valley between Kufstein and Kitzbühel in the Tirolean Unterland region and can be reached in about an hour's drive from the Munich, Salzburg and Innsbruck airports. Alternatively, regular Postbusse buses or shuttle buses run from the train stations (Kufstein, Wörgl, Kitzbühel and St.Johann/Tirol) to the four villages of Ellmau, Going, Scheffau and Söll.

Tips and advice

for your arrival in winter

The ÖAMTC and ADAC automobile clubs will provide you with up-to-date info on snow conditions, road closures and the necessity for snow chains, as well as current traffic conditions with regard to motorways, main roads, border crossings and cities in Germany and Austria.

Additionally, below you can access traffic cameras for the B173 and B178 roads and the A12 Inntal valley-highway as well as the Kufstein Süd exit in order to get an up-to-date overview of the traffic conditions.

Has your car broken down?

You can reach ÖAMTC emergency assistance throughout Austria by calling 120, without area code. This emergency service provides reliable breakdown assistance around the clock.

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SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental ski resort

The SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental ski resort is located in the heart of the Kitzbühel Alps and boasts 284 perfectly groomed kilometres of slopes! Due to its location in the northern Eastern Alps, this extensive ski resort boasts guaranteed snowy conditions. A total of 90 lifts and cable cars provide skiers with access all the way up to the mountain peaks! All open slopes and lifts are secured and constantly monitored by the cable car staff so that there is no risk of avalanches.

Open slopes

Open slopes

The SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental is known for its perfectly groomed ski slopes and toboggan runs. Check out the daily status of open slopes here - Subject to changes due to weather conditions.

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Data provided by SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental

Helpful tips

Tips for getting here by train

  • Check whether sections of your booked journey may be inaccessible. Current route information »
  • Book a train station shuttle at least 72 hours prior to your arrival. This comfortable option will transport you directly from Kufstein train station to your accommodation.
  • Arrange to have your accommodation provider send you the Wilder Kaiser GuestCard before you arrive. This will allow you take advantage of the bus connections from the surrounding train stations to the region free of charge.

Tips for getting here by car

  • The route section from the German-Austrian state border to the Kufstein Süd motorway exit has been toll-free since 15 December 2019.This will allow you to travel to the Wilder Kaiser region without a Vignette toll sticker!
  • Please note that you will need a vignette sticker from the motorway exit Kufstein Süd. Vignettes are mandatory on all Austrian motorways.
  • During heavy snowfall, the Eibergstrasse (B 173) between Kufstein and Söll can be difficult to navigate safely. TIP: Take the B 178 via Wörgl.
  • Prior to your arrival, ask your accommodation provider or us whether your accommodation is in the valley or on the mountain (snow chains may be required).
  • The Wilder Kaiser region can be reached from several directions and is therefore accessible in all weather conditions (i.e. no pass roads, etc.).
  • Before departure, check the current traffic status, plan in sufficient time, and pack supplies (food and drink).
  • Avoid rush hour! Increased traffic volumes are to be expected every Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 am to 11:00 pm and daily from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.
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