There are 4 ways to get from Innsbruck to Merano by bus, train or car

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

Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. 095

$9 - $16

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Rex

$13 - $27

Train Trenitalia  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Rex / ...
  2. Reg / ...

$17 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. 74.5 miles

$17 - $26

What companies run services between Innsbruck, Austria and Merano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Innsbruck to Merano 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Innsbruck to Merano once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min.

Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Merano/Meran
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Brennero/Brenner
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brennero to Merano
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Meran
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Innsbruck and Merano is 68 km. The road distance is 119 km.

The cheapest way to get from Innsbruck to Merano is to bus which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Innsbruck to Merano is to drive which takes 1 h 37 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Innsbruck Hbf and arriving at Merano/Meran. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and arriving at Meran. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

The bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Meran takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs three times a day.