Kitzbühel Ski Resort, Kirchberg in Tirol (with Map & Photos)

Kitzbühel from A to Z: map of hotels and ski areas, slopes and pistes, lifts and ski passes. Bright photos and map. Reviews of tourists-skiers about Kitzbühel.


The Kitzbühel ski region, which lies between Salzburg and Innsbruck, is considered the pearl of East Tyrol. This Austrian analogue of St. Moritz and Courchevel gained its popularity back in the 20s. last century and has only been gaining momentum ever since. He gained particular fame thanks to the Hahnenkamm race - the most spectacular stage of the World Cup in Alpine skiing, which takes place here every year.


There are about 170 km of ski slopes and more than 50 ski lifts in a vast ski area with a height difference from 800 to 2000 m. The resort offers a variety of sports opportunities against the backdrop of fabulous alpine landscapes in both winter and summer. Outside of the ski season, tourists are attracted by hiking and climbing trails, tennis courts, golf courses and bike trails. Many diverse hotels and restaurants, plus a developed entertainment infrastructure, make Kitzbühel attractive for both the fashionable public and young people.

How to get to Kitzbühel

Kitzbühel is located 77 km from Salzburg, 94 km from Innsbruck and 157 km from Munich. There are direct flights between these cities and Moscow. From the airports, you can take a taxi to the place: from Salzburg the trip will cost 160 EU, from Innsbruck - 180 EU, from Munich - 220 EU. "Ski" transfer by bus will cost respectively 45 EU, 60 EU and 70 EU.

Can be reached by rail. There is a direct flight from Salzburg, while those traveling from Innsbruck and Munich will need a transfer. Trains run frequently, including at night. A ticket from Salzburg costs 30 EU, and the whole journey takes 2.5 hours. The railway station is a 15-minute walk from the center of Kitzbühel. You can check the schedule and buy tickets at the office. website of the Austrian Railways (with the English version).



The resort has several ski areas, united by a common ski pass. The Hahnenkamme slope hosts an annual Alpine Skiing World Cup ( website with English version), and its legendary Streif slope is considered the fastest in the world. It strikes with the complexity of the relief and is available only to professionals. The Kitzbüheler Herne has a park with classic jumps and innovative designs for snowboarders and freestylers.

For night skiing there is a track in Jochberg - Wagsteitlift. Lighting works from 18:30 to 21:30 hours.
The city center is connected to all exits to the slopes by a regular bus service - for holders of ski passes, travel is free. In total, 70 tracks have been laid here: the total length of sections for beginners is 59 km, of medium difficulty - 66 km, of advanced difficulty - 20 km. For lovers of flat skiing, a route of 40 km has been laid. In total, 60 lifts operate in the region, the highest station of which is located at an altitude of 1995 m, the lower one is 787 m. There is a toboggan run with a descent of 4 km on the territory of the resort. It is convenient to follow the daily updated status of the tracks on ( off. site.

"Air Tram" 3S is a landmark of the ski resort. This wagon cable car with the longest span in the world (2507 m) runs at a record height of 400 m.

Ski Pass

The resort offers 2-6 day ski passes for 103-256 EU for adults, 51-128 EU for children and 77-192 EU for youth during the peak season. In the category "children" are from 6 to 15 years old, and "youth" age - from 16 to 18 years old. More information about prices can be found on ( official website of the resort (with the English version).

Several specialist shops provide equipment for skiers and snowboarders for rent. Rental and service services are also available from local ski schools.

Kitzbühel Hotels

The resort has many modern comfortable hotels of various categories - from boutique hotels to family mini-hotels built in the style of a chalet. You can also stop in the Old Town itself - from there it is convenient to walk to the ski lift to Hahnenkamm, where the snow is the most stable. One of the best hotels is A-ROSA, built in the style of a Tyrolean castle. Accommodation there costs from 500 EU per night. The 5-star Tennerhof Gourmet is housed in a historic building from the 17th century.

You can stay on a budget in hostels and modest apartments - from 35 EU per person per day. As a rule, breakfast is always included in the price. Hostels can provide meals upon request. The lowest prices for accommodation in Kirchberg, but it will take longer to get to the ski lifts.

Kitzbühel Map