There are 7 ways to get from Heidelberg to Innsbruck by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via München Hbf  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Take the train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf Rj / ...

$96 - $172

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Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 027 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße 095 / ...

$29 - $48

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Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Ic

$80 - $130

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Innsbruck 272.2 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly to Salzburg  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf

$155 - $387

Train, fly to Innsbruck  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Innsbruck (INN) FRA - INN

$158 - $350

Train, fly to Munich  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein
  4. Take the train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf

$153 - $321

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Heidelberg to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Innsbruck is 311 km. The road distance is 435.5 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Innsbruck without a car is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Heidelberg to Innsbruck, including transfers.

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

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Heidelberg to Innsbruck train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Heidelberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Innsbruck is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to Innsbruck.
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  • Distance: 194.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Heidelberg, Germany and Innsbruck, Austria?

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Innsbruck via Stuttgart Hbf, München Hbf, and Kufstein in around 6 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heidelberg to Innsbruck via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
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inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 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 Heidelberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Heidelberg to Innsbruck train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Innsbruck Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg to Innsbruck is 435 km. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Heidelberg to Innsbruck.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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Book your Heidelberg to Innsbruck train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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Book your Heidelberg to Innsbruck bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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

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