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There are 10 ways to get from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Munich, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

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Bus via Munich

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Zob
  2. Take the bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Berlin Südkreuz

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Fly Innsbruck to Berlin Brandenburg Apt

  1. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train to Salzburg, fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train to Munich, fly to Leipzig, train

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Leipzig (LEJ)
  3. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz

Train to Munich, fly to Dresden, train

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dresden (DRS)
  3. Take the train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to S Südkreuz Bhf

Train via Bamberg

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Bamberg
  3. Take the train from Bamberg to Berlin Suedkreuz

Train

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Berlin central bus station

Drive

  1. Drive from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie

Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie by train and walk

The journey time between Innsbruck and Checkpoint Charlie is around 9h 17m and covers a distance of around 808 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 42m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 46m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Railjet and others, the Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie service departs from Innsbruck Hbf and arrives in Checkpoint Charlie. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 34m
Layover time:
2h 42m
Total time:
9h 17m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 46m
Journey distance:
808 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
€106
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:17
Last service departs at:
20:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie train and walk schedules

Austria → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Austria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Conditions of entry into Germany from Austria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Austria
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Austria

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Checkpoint Charlie is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Checkpoint Charlie is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Checkpoint Charlie is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Austria from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie is to bus via Munich which costs €30 - €45 and takes 13h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie is to fly. Taking this option will cost €55 - €350 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and arriving at U Stadtmitte via S Messe Nord/ICC and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck Hbf and arriving at S Anhalter Bahnhof via Muenchen Hbf, Bamberg and S Südkreuz Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between Innsbruck and Checkpoint Charlie is 600 km. The road distance is 750.3 km.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie without a car is to train via Bamberg which takes 7h 30m and costs €55 - €220.

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It takes approximately 5h 7m to get from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie, including transfers.

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Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße station.

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Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Innsbruck Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie is to fly which takes 4h 23m and costs €55 - €350. Alternatively, you can train via Bamberg, which costs €55 - €220 and takes 7h 30m, you could also bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 11h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie.
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  • Distance: 600.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

What companies run services between Innsbruck, Austria and Checkpoint Charlie, Germany?

easyJet, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines fly from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie via Muenchen Hbf, Bamberg, Berlin Suedkreuz, S Südkreuz Bhf, and S Anhalter Bahnhof in around 7h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Munich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Munich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €490
Flights from Innsbruck to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Salzburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €420
Flights from Munich to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €550
Flights from Munich to Dresden
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Flights from Salzburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bamberg to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€130 - €190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€24 - €40
Website
Railjet
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €45
Website
Railjet
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
Railjet
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Ost
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Bamberg to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bamberg to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Bamberg central station to Berlin Südkreuz station
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €14
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€8 - €10
Business
€11 - €14
1st Class
€11 - €14
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Zob
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin central bus station.

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Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Suedkreuz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie is 750 km. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Innsbruck to Checkpoint Charlie.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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There are 1413+ hotels available in Checkpoint Charlie. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Innsbruck Airport is to line 4162 bus which takes 6 min and costs €3.

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