There are 8 ways to get from Bern to Innsbruck by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 34 min

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

$86 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Berne to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße 409 / ...

$21 - $35

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Innsbruck

$35 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Innsbruck 257.6 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Basel, fly to Innsbruck  •  6 h 14 min

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

$236 - $840

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf

$172 - $440

Fly Berne to Munich, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Munich (MUC) BRN - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf

$172 - $677

Train to Basel, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf

$142 - $372

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Innsbruck is to bus which costs SFr 20 - SFr 35 and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Innsbruck is to drive which takes 4 h 19 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 80.

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The distance between Bern and Innsbruck is 301 km. The road distance is 412 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Bern to Innsbruck, including transfers.

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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 34 min.

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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 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Innsbruck via Zurich in around 6 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
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $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
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice 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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