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There are 9 ways to get from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie by train, plane, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Innsbruck, fly  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Oetztal to Innsbruck Westbahnhof
  2. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) INN - BER

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Bus  •  13h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof 8352
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Berlin central bus station N95

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Train, train to Munich, fly  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Oetztal to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to Muenchen Ost
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) MUC - BER

Train to Zurich, fly  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Oetztal to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) ZRH - BER

Train to Salzburg, fly  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Oetztal to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) SZG - BER

Train via Bamberg  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Oetztal to Kufstein Rjx / ...
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Bamberg Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Bamberg to Berlin Suedkreuz Ice / ...

Train  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Oetztal to Berlin Suedkreuz Ice

Train, night train  •  14h 1m

  1. Take the train from Oetztal to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from München Hbf to S Südkreuz Bhf 11 / ...

Drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie 739.5 km
Austria → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Austria

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Austria
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Checkpoint Charlie is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Checkpoint Charlie is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Checkpoint Charlie is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie is to bus which costs €45 - €65 and takes 13h 41m.

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The fastest way to get from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €60 - €360 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie. However, there are services departing from Ötztal-Bahnhof and arriving at U Stadtmitte via Innsbruck Südbahnstraße, S Messe Nord/ICC and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie. However, there are services departing from Oetztal and arriving at S Anhalter Bahnhof via Kufstein, Muenchen Hbf, Bamberg and S Südkreuz Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 27m.

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The distance between Ötztal-Bahnhof and Checkpoint Charlie is 614 km. The road distance is 739.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie without a car is to train via Bamberg which takes 8h 27m and costs €70 - €250.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie, including transfers.

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Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie bus services, operated by VVT, depart from Ötztal-Bahnhof station.

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Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Oetztal station.

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The best way to get from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie is to train via Bamberg which takes 8h 27m and costs €70 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 13h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie.
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  • Distance: 613.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 1m

What companies run services between Ötztal-Bahnhof, Austria and Checkpoint Charlie, Germany?

You can take a train from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie via Kufstein, Muenchen Hbf, Bamberg, Berlin Suedkreuz, S Südkreuz Bhf, and S Anhalter Bahnhof in around 8h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Checkpoint Charlie via Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße, Berlin central bus station, S Messe Nord/ICC, S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, and U Stadtmitte in around 13h 41m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Munich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Munich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Munich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €490
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from Salzburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €270
Flights from Salzburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Salzburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Oetztal to Innsbruck Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Oetztal to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Oetztal to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Ötztal to Innsbruck Westbahnhof
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Ötztal to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Oetztal to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Railjet
Train from Kufstein to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€16 - €25
Website
Railjet
Train from Oetztal to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Railjet
Train from Oetztal to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Railjet
Train from Kufstein to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Website
Railjet
Train from Oetztal to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Railjet
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Oetztal to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Oetztal to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Oetztal to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kufstein to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kufstein to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bamberg to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Oetztal to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€140 - €200
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Oetztal to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Kufstein to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Kufstein to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Kufstein to Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kufstein to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kufstein to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Kufstein to Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bamberg to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Night train from München Hbf to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Kufstein to München Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kufstein to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Kufstein to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Bamberg to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Oetztal to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Bamberg central station to Berlin Südkreuz station
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
VVT
Phone
+43 512 56 16 16
Email
info@vvt.at
Website
vvt.at
Bus from Ötztal-Bahnhof to Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Schedules at
vvt.at
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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