Travel Information

The yearly workshop takes place in Sankt Michael im Lungau, Austria.  St. Michael is located ca. 120 km South-East of Salzburg.

The lectures will be given in the JUFA Hotel im Lungau, Herbergsgasse 348, 5582 St. Michael im Lungau.

The bus station St.Michael im Lungau, Au is in 5 Minutes walking distance from the JUFA Hotel.

How to get to Sankt Michael im Lungau

By public transport:

The best connection to Sankt Michael im Lungau is from Salzburg. From the airport you can reach Salzburg Hauptbahnhof by bus no. 2 (runs every 20 min., duration ca. 20 min, ticket EUR 2,20, see The informations below relate to the connection from Salzburg Hbf to Sankt Michael im Lungau (Au).

Arrival in Sankt Michael im Lungau. At Monday, there are 3 direct bus connections from Salzburg Hbf – Sankt Michael im Lungau (Au) with bus no. 270. They leave Salzburg Hbf (in front of the train station at Engelbert-Weiss-Weg) at 13:18, 15:18 and 18:18 with a travel time of 1,5 hours. A bus at 17:18 (with a change in Eben/Pongau) is another possiblity to reach Sankt Michael im Lungau at Monday evening with public transport. The bus ticket can be bought directly at the bus driver (in cash) or via the webpage and costs ca. 20 EUR for a single ride.

For guests arriving later at the airport or train station Salzburg, a taxi shuttle can be booked in advance: Villa taxi  (phone +43 664 1350300; price EUR 260,- from airport) and Bacher Reisen (phone  +43 6477 8111; price 210,- EUR 1-3 persons). A shuttle must be booked not later than Friday, 18 February. These are the cheapest taxi shuttles which we know and they are from local Lungau area knowing the region.

The taxi shuttle has to be paid directly at the driver, they usually do not take credit or debit cards. Please inform the local organizer if your arrival in Salzburg will be late, or if you plan to take this taxi shuttle to connect people.The costs cannot be paid by the organization of the workshop.

Departure from Sankt Michael im Lungau. At Friday, the earliest bus connections to Salzburg Hbf after the workshop leaves Sankt Michael at 13:38 and 16:45 (with a change in Bischofshofen to the train - S3 or REX3) .  For participants taking these connections to Salzburg, we recommend to book the to Salzburg already in advance (see because of short transfer time in Bischofshofen and Radstadt.

There is an early morning direct bus to Salzburg at 6:35 and 8:08 am (but then you miss the Minisymposium).

For departure after the workshop Minisymposium at Friday, a taxi transfer back to Salzburg directly after the Minisymposium can be arranged upon request (we will make a list during the workshop).

For other connections: 

  • Please check the Austrian Railway Oebb homepage for connections from Salzburg Hbf (the main train station Hauptbahnhof) to Sankt Michael im Lungau Au.
  • From Airport Salzburg  to Salzburg Hauptbahnhof you can take O-bus no.2; see the
  • For arrivals from the South via Graz, there are trains via Unzmarkt to Tamsweg with bus connection to St. Michael. Or the train to Radstadt with bus connection to Sankt Michael.

We strongly recommend to buy the train ticket for/in Austria BEFORE entering the train, because you will be asked for a high penalty if you have no ticket. The bus ticket from Salzburg to St. Michael im Lungau can only be bought at the driver.

By car:

For the highways in Austria, you need to buy a toll sticker, which must be attached/paid in advance (available at any petrol station, at the border, and online). See informations at The 10-day toll sticker costs 9,90 EUR (price 2023).

From the East: the shortest way from the direction Wien (Vienna) to St. Michael is via the highway Wiener Neustadt - Leoben - Spielberg - Murau- Tamsweg - St. Michael.

From the North: the fastest way from Salzburg to St. Michael is the A10 Tauernautobahn via Salzburg - Bischofshofen - Eben im Pongau - exit 104 St. Michael im Lungau. There is an extra toll for the tunnel (2023 price 13,50 EUR). Alternatively, you can avoid the tunnel and drive the longer way via Eben im Pongau - Radstadt - Obertauern - Mauterndorf - St.Michael im Lungau.

General Organizer
Anne-Marie Kelterer Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Graz University of Technology Office: Brockmanngasse 29/3.OG
Post address: Stremayrgasse 9/I
8010 Graz email:
phone: +43 316 873 32244
fax: +43 316 873 10 32244