There are 5 ways to get from Salzburg to Innsbruck by train, bus, night train, rideshare 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.
Train • 1 h 48 min
$27 - $45
Rideshare • 2 h 27 min
3 alternative options
Bus • 1 h 51 min
$20 - $24
Night train • 1 h 53 min
$27 - $45
Drive • 1 h 57 min
$21 - $35
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Innsbruck is to rideshare which costs 10€ and takes 2 h 27 min.
The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Innsbruck is to train which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 48 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg and arriving at Innsbruck. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 51 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 48 min.
The distance between Salzburg and Innsbruck is 137 km. The road distance is 186.1 km.
The best way to get from Salzburg to Innsbruck without a car is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs 24€ - 40€.
The train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf takes 1 h 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Salzburg to Innsbruck bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Salzburg station.
Salzburg to Innsbruck train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.
The best way to get from Salzburg to Innsbruck is to train which takes 1 h 48 min and costs 24€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 21€ and takes 1 h 51 min.
What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Innsbruck, Austria?
Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Salzburg to Innsbruck hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Salzburg to Innsbruck twice a week. Tickets cost $20 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min.
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.
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Salzburg to Innsbruck
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 27 min
- Twice daily
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More Questions & Answers
Salzburg to Innsbruck bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Innsbruck station.
Salzburg to Innsbruck train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Innsbruck Hbf station.
Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Innsbruck is 186 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck.
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Salzburg and Innsbruck. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.