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There are 9 ways to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf Rjx / ...

90€ - 173€

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Bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Zurich N99 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße N882 / ...

25€ - 43€

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Train via Basel Sbb  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf Rjx / ...

97€ - 190€

Train, bus  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Zürich HB 3-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Innsbruck

52€ - 85€

Drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck 368.8 km

40€ - 60€

Fly Basel to Innsbruck  •  7h

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Innsbruck (INN) BSL - INN

213€ - 294€

Train to Zurich, fly to Innsbruck  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Innsbruck (INN) ZRH - INN

156€ - 432€

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Innsbruck Hbf

120€ - 337€

Fly Basel to Munich, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Innsbruck Hbf

102€ - 289€

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The cheapest way to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck is to bus which costs SFr 27 - SFr 50 and takes 7h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Basel, Badischer Bahnhof and arriving at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße via Basel, Basel SBB and Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 46m.

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The distance between Basel Badischer Bahnhof and Innsbruck is 287 km. The road distance is 368.8 km.

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The best way to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck without a car is to train which takes 5h 46m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck, including transfers.

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Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Basel, Basel SBB station.

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Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Basel Bad Bf station.

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The best way to get from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck is to train which takes 5h 46m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 27 - SFr 50 and takes 7h 7m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 230 - SFr 320 and takes 7h.

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  • Distance: 286.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Basel Badischer Bahnhof, Switzerland and Innsbruck, Austria?

You can take a train from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck via Zuerich Hb in around 5h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck via Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Basel, Basel SBB, and Zurich in around 7h 7m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 350€
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
280€ - 350€
Flights from Zurich to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 470€
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 270€
Flights from Zurich to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 470€
Flights from Zurich to Innsbruck via Graz, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
85€ - 480€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Flights from Zurich to Innsbruck via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 220€
Train operators
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 Basel Bad Bf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Ost to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
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 Muenchen Ost to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
24€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bale to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Eurolines FR
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Innsbruck Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße station.

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Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Innsbruck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck is 369 km. It takes approximately 3h 51m to drive from Basel Badischer Bahnhof to Innsbruck.

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Lufthansa, easyJet and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Innsbruck Airport.

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