There are 4 ways to get from Lienz to Innsbruck by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Lienz in Osttirol to Villabassa-Braies/Niederdorf-Prags Rex / ...
  2. Take the bus from Villabassa to Innsbruck Airport

$54 - $89

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from San Candido to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße 499

$12 - $30

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Lienz in Osttirol to Fortezza/Franzensfeste Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Innsbruck Hbf Rex / ...

$16 - $38

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Lienz to Innsbruck 115.8 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Lienz to Innsbruck is to bus which costs 9€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lienz to Innsbruck is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 2 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lienz to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Lienz in Osttirol and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf via Fortezza/Franzensfeste. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Lienz and Innsbruck is 115 km. The road distance is 185.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lienz to Innsbruck without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 18 min and costs 45€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Lienz to Innsbruck, including transfers.

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Lienz to Innsbruck train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Lienz in Osttirol station.

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The best way to get from Lienz to Innsbruck is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 13€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 26€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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Lienz to Innsbruck train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Innsbruck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lienz to Innsbruck is 185 km. It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to drive from Lienz to Innsbruck.

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  • Distance: 71.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

What companies run services between Lienz, Tirol, Austria and Innsbruck, Austria?

You can take a train from Lienz to Innsbruck via Fortezza/Franzensfeste in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lienz to Innsbruck 3 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Lienz in Osttirol to Villabassa-Braies/Niederdorf-Prags
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Lienz in Osttirol to Fortezza/Franzensfeste
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lienz to Villabassa-Braies
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Lienz to Fortezza
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $18
Train from Fortezza/Franzensfeste to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from San Candido to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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