Arrival to Lech
The journey to the ski metropolis of Lech is possible by car, plane, train, bus or taxi. Depending on the travel route, there are different ways to get there, and the public transport network can also be optimally used to get to Lech.
No matter which direction you come from: Lech, located in the province of Vorarlberg, is easily accessible by car in many ways. Enter the following address in your route planner
: A-6764 Lech (Vorarlberg, Austria).
Many roads lead to Lech:
- Via Davos - Scuol - Nauders - Pfunds - Landeck - St. Anton am Arlberg - to Lech.
- Via Zurich - Winterthur - Dornbirn - Feldkirch - Bludenz - to Lech
- Via Stuttgart - Ulm - Memmingen - Kempten - Reutte - Elbigenalp - Warth - to Lech
When planning your journey, please note that the road between Lech and Warth is usually closed during the winter months! Many navigation devices do not show this winter closure!
- Via Salzburg - Kufstein - Innsbruck - Landeck - to Lech
- Via Stuttgart - Bregenz - Feldkirch - Bludenz - Arlbergpass or Arlbergtunnel - to Lech
- Via Zurich - St. Gallen or Sargans - Feldkirch - Bludenz - Arlberg Pass or Arlberg Tunnel - to Lech
You can find current traffic information for Vorarlberg at www.oeamtc.at.
Note: Austrian motorways and motorways are subject to tolls. Vignettes are available at the border crossings at petrol stations, post offices, tobacconists and your automobile club. Winter tyres are compulsory in Austria from 1 November to 15 April. Snow chains are compulsory in wintry road conditions such as snow, slush or ice. It is therefore recommended that you take snow chains with you.
If you are travelling by plane, the following airports are the closest:
You can then travel on to Lech by train, bus or one of our regional taxi companies.
There is a train station in Langen am Arlberg, about 15 kilometres from Lech. This corresponds to about 20 minutes by car. As a railjet station, all international express trains stop here, including the Venice-Simplon Orient-Express. You can then continue your journey to Lech by bus or one of our regional taxi companies.
Alternatively, you can travel to the railway station in St. Anton am Arlberg. This is approx. 20 km from Lech and corresponds to a 30-minute drive. As a railjet station, all international express trains stop here, including the Venice-Simplon Orient-Express. You can then travel on to Lech by bus or one of our regional taxi companies.
Important links for travelling by train:
Shuttle service with Arlberg Express
Personentransporte Arlberg Express is located in Langen am Arlberg and is, therefore, the ideal hub between the winter sports resorts of Lech, Zürs, Stuben, St. Christoph am Arlberg and St. Anton am Arlberg as well as the surrounding airports and railway stations in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy. The offer includes comfortable arrival and departure from/to Arlberg by shuttle bus or taxi transfer.
Transfer Zurich Airport - Arlberg
Once you have arrived at Zurich Airport, you can continue your journey in comfort with the Arlberg Express airport transfer. The shuttle bus runs at different times and on different days of the week from Zurich Airport to Hohenems, Bludenz, Klösterle, Stuben, Zürs, Lech, St. Christoph and St. Anton am Arlberg and back again. In the winter season, there are 5 lines, in the summer season 1 line.
Online bookings can be made directly at www.arlbergexpress.com
. Online booking in winter is possible 24 hours before departure.
If you prefer a taxi transfer to the nearest airport or train station, no problem! The Arlberg Express shuttle service operates in summer and winter. Simply call, get in and off you go! The prices for passenger transport by taxi for max. 17 people from/to Austria, Germany, Switzerland, France and Italy can be found on the Arlberg Express website under Taxi Transfer & Shuttle Service. Larger group rates on request.
Online bookings can be made directly at www.arlbergexpress.com.
Langen am Arlberg 33
Tel. +43 5582 226
Fax +43 5582 580
The following taxi companies are located in St. Anton am Arlberg and will be happy to pick you up from the airport, train station or bus stop.
Der Lecher Taxizentrale
Tel.: +43 5583 2501
Tel.: +43 650 4400752
Tel.: +43 5582 622
Under the following link you will find the current bus timetables fahrplan.vvt.at.
The James bus transfer, for which a charge is made, runs between the holiday villages of Lech - Zürs - Oberlech and Zug in the evening and early morning hours from 19:30 to 03:00.
One Night Ticket € 5,00
Winter Ticket € 50,00
The blue ski bus runs at short and regular intervals between Lech - Oberlech - Zug - Zürs. The use of the ski bus is free of charge.