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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Bern  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf Rj / ...

$99 - $188

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Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Fribourg 417
  2. Take the bus from Fribourg to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße 1921

$30 - $54

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Train  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf Rj / ...

$100 - $173

Train, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Luzern to St. Gallen 1-Y
  3. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Innsbruck

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Innsbruck 237.7 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Basel, fly to Innsbruck  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Innsbruck (INN) BSL - INN

$241 - $855

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Munich  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein
  5. Take the train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf

$199 - $492

Train to Basel, fly to Munich, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein
  4. Take the train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf

$166 - $406

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

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf via Bern and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 43 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Innsbruck is 276 km. The road distance is 380.4 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Innsbruck without a car is to train which takes 6 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Interlaken to Innsbruck, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Innsbruck is to train which takes 6 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Basel Airport to Innsbruck Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Innsbruck.
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  • Distance: 172.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Innsbruck via Bern and Zürich HB in around 6 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Innsbruck via Fribourg in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
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 Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
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 - $35
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
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 Interlaken, Interlaken West to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Fribourg to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from St. Gallen to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Interlaken 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 Interlaken to Innsbruck is 380 km. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from Interlaken to Innsbruck.

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Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Basel Airport to Innsbruck Airport.

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

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