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Kitzbühel Ski Resort Guide

Kitzbühel, Austria

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length158km
Highest Lift2,000m
Resort Height800m
 Nearest AirportsInnsbruck Airport and Salzburg
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The Austrian ski resort of Kitzbühel is in the Austrian Alps at an altitude of 800m, with 158km of marked runs.


Kitzbühel has direct access to 158km of downhill skiing, with 70 marked pistes, served by a total of 30 ski lifts.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Kitzbühel is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Kitzbühel.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Kitzbühel is 7km long and the most difficult run is the 'Skiroute Streif Rennstrecke', which is 2km in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Kitzbühel?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Kitzbühel.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Kitzbühel

Ski Area Stats

Kitzbühel Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Kitzbühel Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,000m
Resort Altitude (Kitzbühel)800m
Lowest Piste790m
Max Vertical1,210m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Kitzbühel
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Kitzbühel

Ski Hire Shops in Kitzbühel.

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Ski Lessons in Kitzbühel

Find a Ski Instructor

To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Kitzbühel Ski Schools and Kitzbühel Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Kitzbühel?

This ski resort is in the Austrian Alps in Tyrol.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Kitzbühel is Innsbruck Airport, 80 minutes drive away.

Salzburg, Munich, Bolzano, Linz and Memmingen airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 30 ski lifts are able to uplift 76,230 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 84km of ski runs, with 780 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Kitzbühel open?

 Open (since 19 November 2022).

 Closes : 10 April 2023.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Kitzbühel Piste Map

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Kitzbühel Webcams

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