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

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Train  •  7 h 17 min

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

$131 - $236

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Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße 1921

$30 - $55

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Bus, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zürich Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf Rj / ...

$66 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Innsbruck 355.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf

$125 - $263

Fly to Innsbruck  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Innsbruck (INN) GVA - INN

$135 - $266

Fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC) GVA - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein
  3. Take the train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf

$90 - $232

Fly to Venice, train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Innsbruck Hbf

$76 - $319

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 17 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Innsbruck is 417 km. The road distance is 568.7 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Innsbruck without a car is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Geneva to Innsbruck, including transfers.

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Geneva to Innsbruck bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Innsbruck is to train which takes 7 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Geneva to Innsbruck bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Innsbruck.
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  • Distance: 260.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

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

You can take a train from Geneva to Innsbruck via Zürich HB in around 7 h 17 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Innsbruck 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 20 min. Eurolines CH also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $240
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 Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
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
$45 - $85
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
3 times a day
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 Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Geneva to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Geneva - Bus station to Zürich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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Geneva 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 Geneva to Innsbruck is 569 km. It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to drive from Geneva to Innsbruck.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Innsbruck bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1273+ hotels available in Innsbruck. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs .

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