Kaiserwinkl is where the Tyrol starts or ends, depending on which direction you are coming from. Preliminary location information: Munich is 101km from the Kaiserwinkl area, Innsbruck is 107km away and Salzburg 74km. This is a truly central location.

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Getting there by car

Coming from Germany (Munich) on the A8 to Rosenheim, then A93 direction Innsbruck. Exit the autobahn at Niederndorf and continue on the B172 to Kössen, Walchsee, Schwendt and Rettenschöss. This route will save you paying the Austrian autobahn toll.

From east Austria (Salzburg): Leave the A8 at Bernau direction Reit im Winkl. Turn off to Kössen at Marquartstein.

Getting there by plane

Three international airports are within one and a half hours drive from Kaiserwinkl

Munich Airport: approx. 130 km
Salzburg Airport: approx. 75 km
Innsbruck Airport: approx. 93 km

Also for your airport transfer you can use the shuttle service by Four Seasons Travel directly to Kössen, Schwendt, Walchsee or Rettenschöss.


If you are arriving by plane to Munich, Salzburg and Innsbruck we recommend our partner Four Seasons Travel Transfer Service!

A click on the logobutton and you are directly in the booking portal.

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Getting there by train

Best connected Train Station is Kufstein. See the travel times from various European cities to Kufstein in this map (PDF, German).

From Kufstein you have two options: Take the local Bus line 4030 to Walchsee (35 min.) or Kössen (50 min.) or book the  Kaiserwinkl Shuttle directly to your accommodation.

Kaiserwinkl on rail: When booking a package deal directly through tourism Kaiserwinkl Incoming the transfer from Kufstein Train Station to the hotel and back is included free of charge!

Travel time map Europe to Kufstein


From Kufstein directly to your accommodation in Kaiserwinkl

From Kufstein Train Station the Kaiserwinkl Shuttle operated by Four Seasons Travel brings you directly to your accommodation in Walchsee, Rettenschöss, Kössen or Schwendt.

Only € 16,- per person
(one way, from 2 persons, up to 75% discount for children, incl. bicycles)


Imperial accommodation – middle-class rates!

The Kaiserwinkl region offers the perfect accommodation for any athlete. Accommodation ranges from lakeside campsite to farm houses to 5-stars hotels. There is something for everyone!

It is advisable to book early, as the rush in the last years has been very great.

The tourism information www.kaiserwinkl.com has all the information about the region Kaiserwinkl and helps you in finding your suitable accommodation.


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In addition we  can recommend you the following Challenge Partners for accommodations:

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Challenge Kaiserwinkl-Walchsee
Training Camp

June 8th – 10th

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To guarantee the safety of the athletes during the competition, the bike and run courses must be fully or partially blocked.

A detailed list of road blocks and obstructions can be downloaded here.

We thank you all for your understanding!