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There are 4 ways to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße 040 / ...

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Mittenwald Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Mittenwald Bahnhof (Postamt) to Innsbruck Westbahnhof (Egger-Lienz-Straße)

$21 - $32

Rideshare  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck 37.8 miles

$5

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck 38.3 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck is to drive which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Garmisch-Partenkirchen and arriving at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Garmisch-Partenkirchen and arriving at Innsbruck Westbahnhof (Egger-Lienz-Straße) via Mittenwald Bahnhof (Postamt). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Innsbruck is 34 km. The road distance is 61.3 km.

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The best way to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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The bus from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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The best way to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 3€ - 5€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 18€ - 28€ and takes 2 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck.
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  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany and Innsbruck, Austria?

FlixBus operates a bus from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck via Mittenwald and Mittenwald Bahnhof (Postamt) in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Mittenwald
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mittenwald Bahnhof (Postamt) to Innsbruck Westbahnhof (Egger-Lienz-Straße)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
bahn.de
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 Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße station.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Innsbruck Westbahnhof (Egger-Lienz-Straße) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck is 61 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Innsbruck. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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