Discover ideas for bike trips in Kitzbühel

Discover over 80 fantastic Kitzbühel trails in idyllic nature (easily accessible by cable car) on your road bike, mountain bike or e-bike. Explore challenging summit trails or relax on easier forest trails. Here you will find the most beautiful trails for your unforgettable bike adventure in the mountains.

NEW: from August 2023 - Sonnenrast Trail

This flow trail (also perfectly suitable for beginners) convinces with flowy approach curves, playful rollers, wooden bridges, a spectacular wooden snail and a great panorama.

Other new openings: Upper and Lower Streiteck Trail & MTB Family Area Streiteck.

You can reach all four locations comfortably in summer with the Sonnenrast chairlift.

Biking – as diverse as Kitzbühel

Mountain biking

From mountain tours to pleasurable valley jaunts to cycling – Kitzbühel is the ultimate mountain biking paradise. The 500 miles of cycling routes offer breathtaking views of Kitzbühel's extraordinary mountains. The tours are varied and sure to enthrall any cyclist. In Kitzbühel there’s a perfect route on the map for everyone. Whether it’s a trip to last all day, a leisurely ride, or anything in between – there’s a route for that.

See all tours

Race biking

No other sport combines the enjoyment of nature with speed as elegantly as road biking. Kitzbühel offers you the best conditions for this, with a wide network of tours covering a total of 1,200 kilometers. Especially for enthusiastic hobby cyclists, the steepest bike mountain in Austria, the Kitzbüheler Horn, is a must. With a continuous gradient of up to 22 percent over a distance of just ten kilometers and around 890 meters in altitude, endurance and stamina are required here. 

See all tours


Over the past few years, e-biking has been a megatrend in cycling – and rightly so! With an electric bike that adapts to all fitness levels, anyone can stick a map in their backpack and jump off to explore our mountain landscape. Thanks to the support of the battery, people in any age group can go on long bike tours. Over 80 destinations can be reached by e-bike from Kitzbühel. From a leisurely trekking tour to a mountain bike tour followed by a downhill trail, there are no limits for e-bikers in our region.

See all tours

Single tracks

That feeling of freedom, of exhilaration that comes from being in the here-and-now... when your bike tires whirl over the bouncy forest floor or narrow grass trails, over gravel paths or winding flow trails – mountain bikers love it. The Kitzbühel Alps in Tyrol offer athletes fertile soil for this kind of adventure with numerous single tracks.

The flowing Hahnenkamm Bike Trail is just the thing for adventurous bikers on the mountain. It runs over hill and dale, as well as through meadows and forests. Unfortunately there’s little time to enjoy the view: despite its blue classification, the mountain trail always demands your full concentration. 

See all trails

Kitzbühel Tourism recommends

Our top 5 bike tours in Kitzbühel


The most demanding bike mountain in Austria

The Kitzbüheler Horn is a real racing bike star and, at 22.3 percent, the steepest bike mountain in Austria. A truly epoch-making climb. A total of 7.1 kilometers and 876 meters in altitude have to be conquered on 18 hairpin bends - that's only something for trained road cyclists.

To the tour

Demanding round tour

This tour to Jochberg and up the Pengelstein requires a somewhat better condition, because the 1,166 meters of altitude of the tour are sometimes a bit steeper. The total of 10.9 kilometers covers 1,030 meters in altitude - basic technical knowledge is absolutely necessary for the difficult tour.

To the tour

Action for the whole family

The Flow Trail starts at the mountain station of the Fleckalmbahn and leads over the Hahnenkamm (with its famous race track the Streif) down into the valley. The blue flow trail on the Hahnenkamm is the longest of its kind in Tyrol. The route is kept family-friendly, with easier key sections and playful elements.

To the tour

Cycle circuit along the Wilder Kaiser

The Salvenradrunde is one of the most popular bike tours in the Tyrolean lowlands. Although the tour is not the shortest, it is mostly very flat and almost the entire route is covered on beautiful bike paths. Therefore, this route is also ideal for families and pleasure cyclists.

To the tour

Cycling tour through the pond paradise

The Bichlach is known as a pond paradise, because in the gentle, hilly forest and meadow landscape there are a number of idyllic small ponds to discover. The Bichlach loop is the ideal half-day tour, especially for families and bike beginners - break already included.

To the tour

Accommodation for your bike trip

Garni-Hotel-Pension Zimmermann ***

Comfortable Tyrolean Stube | quiet central location, only 2 km from Schwarzsee & to the Hahnenkamm 3,9 km | bike, hiking and biking trails directly at the house | sauna, fitness, massage | own bike rental

Alpenhotel Kitzbühel at the Schwarzsee ****S

Homey modern flair | fantastic location directly at the Schwarzsee | own garden and lake access | wellness oasis with more than 1.300 m² | own e-bike rental

Lifesport Hotel Hechenmoos

Ideal starting point for bike and hiking tours | public transport connection in front of the house | large offer of sport possibilities | guided hiking and MTB tours | own bike rental

Seebichl house by the lake

Fantastic location on the hill above the Schwarzsee | honest and lived hospitality | rooms completely from raw materials of the alpine region | own bike rental

Aktivhotel Schweizerhof

Aktivhotel Schweizerhof - Kitzbühel ****

Top location next to the valley station of the Hahnenkamm lift | modern wellness area | perfect starting point for the Hahnenkamm Trail | own bike depot

Gasthof Bichlhof

Sport-Wellnesshotel Bichlhof ****S

Quiet location on the sunny side of Kitzbühel | Wellness oasis with over 1,200 m² | Offer of extensive sports program | Own bike rental

Terrasse mit Aussicht im Sommer Berge

Mocking holiday apartment

Central location | located at the end of a bike trail

Gravity Card


Gravity Card holders have 22 bike destinations, the perfect bike park and enduro trail mix in their pocket. Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Slovenia and Italy are all on the itinerary for this season. 

Cycling events in Kitzbühel

Kitzbühel Triathlon

14. - 16. June 2024

KitzAlp Mountainbike Festival

26. June - 08. July 2024

Startbereich Radrennen

Kitzbüheler Cycling Marathon

24. August 2023

Int. Hornrace - road race

29. July 2023

Int. Hahnenkamm MTB-Hillclimb

15. August 2023

local hero Raimund Stanger

Kitzbühel's bike expert

If someone knows everything about cycling, then you certainly can't go past the one bike expert, Raimund Stanger, a native of Kitzbühel, part of the #LocalHeroes family and he lives and loves cycling like no other.

Bike tours in the Kitzbühel region

list view
scroll for more
Road biking on the kitzbueheler horn


The classic: the Kitzbüheler Horn

The Kitzbüheler Horn, the steepest biking mountain in Austria. For almost 40 years, cyclists have been competing here on a perpetually steep route that never gives you a chance to catch your breath. The steepest part climbs at a 22.3 percent gradient. In this blog post, you’ll learn all about cycling on the Kitzbüheler Horn.

Travel tip for your next bike trip

NEW 3-in-1 bundle offer: Nightjet to the mountains - sustainable choice 🌿

Starting on May 1st. 2023 there's a 3-in-1 bundle offer from ÖBB. Arrive comfortably, climate-friendly and without traffic jams in the Tyrolean mountains:

  • Train tickets for both directions in the ÖBB Nightjet, including seat reservation
  • Voucher for the world package from komoot adventures worth EUR 29.99
  • Transfer to the desired accommodation in the relevant holiday destination and back

Take the opportunity to travel to Kitzbühel comfortably, avoiding traffic jams and stress. Board in the city in the evning, wake up in the Tyrolean mountains.

Book now
Share this page

Kitzbühel – a cycling paradise

Whether on a mountain bike, racing bike or e-bike: no matter which kind of bike ignites your passion, the Kitzbühel bike trails have got it all. Cycling experts and novices alike will find what they’re looking for.

It’s the final stage in the Tour of Austria: the ascent to the Kitzbüheler Horn – the steepest biking mountain in the country. Once a year, the pros sprint up the road to the Alpenhaus at a maximum slope of 22.3 percent. The rest of the summer, the road is open to all race biking enthusiasts – and you’ll get timed, too. Those who prefer a less steep but just as athletic excursion can choose from a total of 14 racing bike tours with a total length of 750 miles and more than 5,900 feet of elevation. The routes lead to the most beautiful roads in the Tyrolean lowlands, into the neighboring Salzburg Pinzgau and even to the Grossglockner.

Biking into the mountains
The beauty of nature is best explored on a mountain bike – riding along the approximately 500 miles of Kitzbühel MTB trails and routes, the soft rolling of your own wheels may be the only sound heard far and wide. The region's gentle mountain landscape is ideal for both short and long bike tours across alpine pastures and grassy mountains. But be careful: Here, too, you'll find the occasional challenging bike route, like the one across the Saukasergraben to the Pengelstein.

Still, riding around on your mountain bike doesn’t necessarily mean always fighting your way uphill. Along with challenging bike tours to the most beautiful peaks, relaxing valley trails and easy cycling routes are also nestled in the Kitzbühel landscape. In addition, the area offers more than 80 excursions for those traveling by e-bike – after all, the Gamsstadt is part of the largest e-biking region in the world. Thanks the rechargeable battery, you don’t need to be a peak athlete to enjoy extended trekking and mountain excursions on your vacation. Should the battery run out of energy before you do, our extensive charging network is there to top it up.

All tours in and around Kitzbühel are available online at The relevant GPS data and bike maps can also be easily downloaded to your smartphone.

Downhill action on the trail
A leisurely uphill and action-packed downhill are guaranteed on our trails – if you want to save your strength for the descent, just take a gondola or chairlift to the top. The Hahnenkamm Bike Trail is directly accessible from both the Hahnenkamm lift and the Fleckalmbahn and runs 4.5 miles at 2790 feet in elevation, ending right at the Hahnenkamm valley lift station. The Flow Trail is rated easy and is suitable for beginners. Intermediates and experts have plenty of biking trails to choose from in Kirchberg. Trails there include not only the Fleckalm Trail (accessible from the Fleckalm lift) but also the Lisi Osl Trail and the Gaisberg Trail (Gaisberg chairlift), which once hosted the Austrian Downhill National Championship.

Guided tours, bike guides and bike rental
With so many bike routes to choose from, often it’s not easy to find the best. That’s where our guided tours can help. The bike professionals from Kitzbühel Tourism will take you to the most beautiful spots – and they’re happy to reveal a trick or two when it comes to cycling technique. If you only begin to hear the bike saddle calling to you after you’ve started your vacation, our bike partners are available with tips, rental bikes and expertise.

Bike events
Those who prefer to let others do the pedaling can get a taste of the biking sport at various bike events in and around Kitzbühel. The summer sports season begins with the Kitzbühel Triathlon (June 14th - 16th 2024) and the KitzAlp Mountainbike Festival (June 26th - July 08th 2024), which take place almost simultaneously. After its world premiere in 2021, the Kitzbühel Cycling Marathon is again looking forward to having numerous participants (August 27th, 2023).

Up to date