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

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Train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf Rj / ...

$92 - $159

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Innsbruck

$35 - $45

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße N391 / ...

$58 - $102

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Innsbruck 257.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train, fly  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Innsbruck (INN) BSL - INN

$226 - $829

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The cheapest way to get from Bern to Innsbruck is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 45 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Innsbruck is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 75 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern and arriving at Innsbruck. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Bern and Innsbruck is 301 km. The road distance is 412.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Innsbruck without a car is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Bern to Innsbruck, including transfers.

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Bern to Innsbruck bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Bern station.

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Bern to Innsbruck train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Bern to Innsbruck is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 45 and takes 7 h.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Innsbruck.
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  • Distance: 188 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Bern to Innsbruck via Zürich HB in around 5 h 27 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Bern to Innsbruck twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h.

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
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
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
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
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
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
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 Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bern to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Innsbruck Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Bern to Innsbruck bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Innsbruck station.

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Bern 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 Bern to Innsbruck is 412 km. It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to drive from Bern to Innsbruck.

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

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There are 1299+ hotels available in Innsbruck. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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