There are 5 ways to get from Basel to Innsbruck by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße N391

$21 - $35

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf Rj / ...

$78 - $138

Train, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Innsbruck

$60 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Innsbruck 234.3 miles

$45 - $75

Fly  •  6 h 26 min

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

$188 - $762

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Innsbruck is to bus which costs SFr 20 - SFr 35 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Innsbruck is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Basel and Innsbruck is 289 km. The road distance is 374.8 km.

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The bus from Basel, Basel central station to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße takes 5 h 25 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel, Basel central station station and arriving at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Innsbruck.
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  • Distance: 180.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Basel to Innsbruck 5 times a week. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Innsbruck via Zürich HB in around 5 h 31 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Book at
eurolines.ch

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