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The closest international airport to Soelden is Innsbruck (Austria). Munich is an option if saving an additional connecting flight within Europe to Innsbruck, but the transfer time from/to Munich is 3-4 hrs and the costs are higher than from Innsbruck.
Airport transfer Innsbruck: The most convenient way is to take a cab; if you travel alone, it is also the most expensive one. You can, however, split the taxi fare from Innsbruck to Soelden among up to eight persons, depending on the size of the taxi.
Travel time 1 hour.
Public transportation (travel time approx. 2 hrs): By train from Innsbruck Main Railway Station to Oetztal Bahnhof, then by bus to Soelden (frequently during daytime). By bus from Innsbruck Main Railway Station directly to Soelden (several times daily).
Shuttle transfer time from Munich approx. 3-4 hrs and from Innsbruck 1 hr.
Public transportation from / to Innsbruck (travel time approx. 1-2 hrs):
By train from Innsbruck Main Railway Station to Oetztal Bahnhof, then by public bus to Sölden (frequently during daytime).
By bus from Innsbruck Main Railway Station directly to Soelden (several times daily).
Travel by train
From station Oetztal Bahnhof you can travel with public bus (45 minutes) or taxi (25 minutes) to Soelden.
Travel by car
Soelden can be reached from the Austrian motorway A 12 (west, direction Bregenz, if coming from Germany or Italy or Eastern parts of Austria and Europe), take exit no. 123 (Oetztal) and drive south to Soelden. If coming from Switzerland, pick up A12 at Landeck and drive east, direction Innsbruck, and exit at exit no 123 (Oetztal), and drive south to Soelden.
The road from the motorway to Soelden is well maintained and an easy drive. Be prepared, however, for winter conditions, as snowfall might occur, and special winter tires are obligatory at such conditions.
Please note that the direct road from Northern Italy (Bolzano - Merano - Timmelsjoch Pass - Soelden) is closed in winter until late May, and therefore you have to drive via Brennero - Innsbruck if coming from Italy.