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How to get to Hochkar

By Car, Bus or Train to the Ski Resort

Your holidays are just around the corner! Looking forward to adventures, powder snow and fun at the huts? Here you find all the information you need to get to Hochkar!

By the way: The ski shuttle bus travels between the ski resorts of Hochkar and Ötscher!

Am Hochkar einen wunderschönen Blick ins Tal genießen. | © Alex Kaiser
Ein schöne Panoramaussicht vom Skigebiet Hochkar.  | © Ludwig Fahrnberger
Enjoying a hike in autumn on the Hochkar with stunning scenic views.  | © Rene Jagersberger

Getting to hochkar and parking

By Car

Via Westautobahn A1

from Vienna: A1 motorway, exit Ybbs. Then federal road 25 to Göstling. At Lassing left onto Hochkarstraße and to the bottom station.

From Salzburg: A1 motorway about 180 km to exit Amstetten West. After the second roundabout onto federal road 121 towards Waidhofen an der Ybbs. Landesstraße 31 to Göstling an der Ybbs. At Lassing left onto Hochkarstraße and to the bottom station.

By the way: 60km from both exits to Göstling an der Ybbs.


Good to know: Depending on the weather situation, you may have to put on winter chains!

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Straight to the Ski Resort

Parking at hochkar

Parking at the Ticket windows

Parking at Ticket Window 2

As soon as you leave Hochkar-Alpenstraße you are at the ticket window 2 parking.  The Hochkar-Team recommends parking the car here on days with lots of skiers.

It is also ideal for parents and children since JoSchi ski school is easily accessible.

In case the parking is full, take Draxlerloch chailrlift to ticket window 1.

Bus parking is available next to ticket window 2.

Parking at Ticket Window 1

The parking is next to Hochkarbahn bottom station.

Please note: Do not leave your vehicle in zones designated for emergency vehicles.

Please behave respectfully towards other guests and visitors.

By train and bus

Public Transport to the Destination

By train and bus to Hochkar:

from Wien and Salzburg: Take Westbahn or ÖBB Railjet to St. Pölten. You have to change here to a REX train to Pöchlarn an der Ybbs. Then take the local train (R) to Scheibbs. Public buses M01 and M02 to Hochkar.

Tip: MO13 stops at  Lassing toll station, in case you have no winter equipment!

BUS to the snow

Bus from Vienna

Have you heard about the ‘bus to the snow’? It takes you fast and cheap to Hochkar ski resort – non-stop from Vienna!

Learn more about offers and departure times!