St Johann

St. Johann is situated in the Austrian Tyrol, 125 km from Munich and 95 km from Innsbruck.

Cross country skiing in St Johann

The Kitzbüheler Alpen comprise of St. Johann in Tirol, Oberndorf, Kirchdorf and Erpfendorf. Each town has access to the cross country ski network in the Alps, with over 250 km of well prepared pistes and cross-country slopes, in both classic and skating styles, with varying  degrees of difficulty levels.

  • Use of the 250km of tracks is free in the Kitzbüheler Alpen
  • Austria’s biggest open cross-country race in St. Johann in Tirol – the Int. Tiroler Koasalauf
  • Guaranteed slope quality thanks to the Tirol slope seal of approval
  • Snow-assured altitude slopes in Kirchdorf
  • Illuminated night-time slopes in St. Johann in Tirol, Erpfendorf

Getting there – Flights

St. Johann is centrally located with three nearby airports; Salzburg Airport is just over an hour from St. Johann and Innsbruck and Munich is less than two hours away.

Airport transfer services

There are several companies offering taxi and shuttle services to and from the main airports. The website for each airport has more information and options regarding shuttle services.

Getting there – Trains

The railway runs through St. Johann, and trains run from most major cities in the region.

Innsbruck – there are direct trains from Innsbruck to St. Johann which take just under 2 h.

Munich – the train from Munich takes about 3 hours and includes one change.

Salzburg – the Salzburg train goes directly to St Johann and takes about 2 hours 30 minutes.

Ski Busses

The ski buses in the towns of St. Johann in Tirol, Oberndorf, Kirchdorf and Erpfendorf take you to the region’s ski areas free of charge. They run daily during the season between St. Johann in Tirol / Oberndorf, Kirchdorf, Erpfendorf ski area and Steinplatte Waidring. A valid ski pass and ski clothing are required to get a free journey.

The 2017-2018 ski bus timetable is available here

Historic snowfall information

Here is some background information on historic snowfall for St Johan

Suggested hotels

Hotel Post

Cross Country Ski Tracks

Here is a list of cross country ski tracks

Cross Country Ski Track Maintenance

You will find the latest information on track opening/grooming here