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Top 10 Ski Resorts near Munich (Within 90 Minutes of Drive)

1 hour away · Spitzingsee - Tegernsee · Brauneck – Lenggries/​ Wegscheid · Oberaudorf-Hocheck.

Looking for a quick visit to a ski resort? We get it. You want to experience the best part of Munich. We’ve been to several of them and highly recommend them. Below are some ski resorts within a 90 to 120-minute drive. We divided them into two parts for you.

Munich, a city renowned for its cultural treasures, is a gateway to many enchanting ski resorts. In this guide, we navigate closer, smaller resorts and more prominent, more expansive winter wonderlands, ensuring every ski enthusiast finds their perfect alpine escape.

Smaller Resorts Closer to Munich

1. Kolbensattel in the Oberammergau - Après-Ski Bliss

Revel in the après-ski charm at Kolbensattel, home to the popular Kolbensattelhütte. This gem offers a snow park and enticing ski-touring opportunities.

Photo by matthias.krieg

📍 Kolbensattel is located at Kreislainenweg, 82487 Oberammergau

⌚ The slopes invite you from 9 am to 4:30 pm daily, from December 22 onwards

💵 A day pass for adults costs 35€

🌐 Plan your visit here

2. Laber in the Oberammergau - Deep Snow Delights

Explore the adventurous haven of Laber, where deep snow delights await free riders. For an extraordinary experience, consider embarking on a 5 am ski tour near St. Anton. The ski pass doubles as an entry ticket to the neighboring swimming pool, adding a refreshing aquatic twist to your alpine adventure.

⌚ Open daily from December to March from 9 am to 4:30 pm

💵 A day pass for adults costs 29,50€ 

🌐 Plan your visit here

3. Hirschberg - Intimacy with a View

Experience the intimacy of Hirschberg, offering breathtaking views of the Tegernsee.

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📍 Find Hirschberglifte at Bachlerweg 15, 83708 Kreuth am Tegernsee

⌚ This small, beginner-friendly resort opens its gates daily from 9 am to 4 pm

💵 A day pass for adults costs 23€ 

🌐 Plan your visit here

4. Oberaudorf-Hocheck - A Mini-Break Haven

Oberaudorf-Hocheck, a small resort with much to offer, promises the perfect mini-break. Engage in family-friendly activities, including a 3 km toboggan run.

📍 Find Erlebnisberg Oberaudorf at Carl-Hagen-Straße 7, 83080 Oberaudorf

⌚ Open daily from 9:15 am to 4:15 pm, with night skiing on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays (6:30 pm - 9 pm)

💵 A day pass for adults costs 28,50€ 

🌐 Plan your visit here

5. Spitzingsee: Versatile Skiing for Every Skill Level

Weekday visits to Spitzingsee unveil vast, open spaces for skill refinement and practice. Take advantage of the ample room to enhance your skiing prowess, providing a conducive setting for beginners and seasoned enthusiasts.

A special treat awaits on Wednesdays, where women enjoy the slopes at half the regular price, adding an extra layer of inclusivity to the skiing experience.

📍 Reaching Spitzingsee is a breeze with the convenient BOB-Train and a bus, ensuring a stress-free journey to your alpine adventure. Find Stümpflingbahn at Lyraweg 6, 83727 Schliersee

⌚ Operating from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm daily, Spitzingsee offers a generous window for exploration and enjoyment

💵 A day pass for adults costs 46,50€ 

🌐 Plan your visit here

Bigger Resorts within 90 Minutes of Munich

6. Alpsee-Grünten in Allgäu - Elevated Adventures

Explore Alpsee-Grünten, where some slopes begin at 1,200 meters above sea level. Delight in the blanket of natural snow that creates an authentic alpine experience.

Alpsee-Grünten primarily caters to more advanced skiers, ensuring an exhilarating adventure for those seeking a heightened level of challenge and skill on the slopes.

For night skiing enthusiasts, Thursdays bring a unique charm as the snow-covered slopes come alive under the night sky.

📍 Find Bergbahnen Hindelang-Oberjoch at Paßstraße 44, 87541 Bad Hindelang

⌚ Open daily from 8:30 am to 4 pm, with night skiing on Thursdays (5 pm - 9 pm)

💵 A day pass for adults costs 48,50€ 

🌐 Plan your visit here

7. Karwendelbahn - Germany’s Longest Slope

Immerse yourself in the coziness of Kranzberg, where the longest slope in Germany begins. Experience the charm of a small town, making every visit feel like coming home.

Kranzberg boasts an exhilarating skiing experience and provides numerous alpine huts for delightful breaks. Indulge in traditional food and savor hot chocolate in a welcoming mountain setting.

📍 Find Skiparadies Kranzberg at Am Luttensee 1, 82481 Mittenwald

⌚ Open daily from 9 am to 4:30 pm

💵 A day pass for adults costs 39€ 

🌐 Plan your visit here

8. Zugspitze - Above the Clouds

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain, and elevate your winter adventure. Picture this: skiing above the tree line, feeling like you're floating amidst the clouds, and savoring an extended snow season that promises thrills.

The slopes cater to intermediate skiers, ensuring an exhilarating experience for those with more skill under their belts.

Photo by @zugspitze.de 

📍 Find Seilbahn Zugspitze at Am Eibsee 6, 82491 Grainau

⌚ Open daily from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

💵 A day pass for adults costs 62€ 

🌐 Plan your visit here

9. Brauneck - Double the Adventure

Brauneck, home to Leggries and Wegscheid ski areas, offers a mix of more accessible and challenging routes. It is ideal for beginners and seasoned skiers and provides a perfect setting for continuous improvement. Take advantage of the Brauneck-Gipfelhaus experience.

Photo by @klemenzclaudia

⌚ Open daily from 8:15 am to 4:30 pm

💵 A day pass for adults costs 49,50€ 

🌐 Plan your visit here

10. Kitzbühel - A Taste of Tirol

Embark on a captivating journey 90 minutes from Munich to the enchanting world-renowned Kitzbühel in Tirol. Despite being a bit pricier, the investment is well worth it, thanks to the resort's top-notch facilities and perfectly crafted terrain, making it an absolute must-visit for ski enthusiasts.

Nestled amidst a picturesque setting, Kitzbühel's medieval charm adds a unique touch to your alpine experience. The town is a destination that offers a delightful blend of history and beauty.

Photo by @kitziski

⌚ Open daily from November 11, 2023, to April 14, 2024, from 8:30 am to 4 pm

💵 A day pass for adults costs 60€ 

🌐 Plan your visit here


In Munich's proximity, many winter wonderlands await, catering to ski novices and seasoned enthusiasts. Whether you seek the intimate charm of smaller resorts or the grandeur of expansive slopes, this guide ensures your winter escapade is nothing short of magical. Embark on an unforgettable journey through Munich's ski paradises, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

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